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Can I visit the podiatrist under the current shutdown? – Yes

The Australian government has classed Podiatry as an essential service.  We are currently operating under the “social distancing” guidelines as suggested. We are taking all the necessary precautions to keep you safe on your visit to the clinic. Please call the clinic on 38235423 if you have any questions about your safety. Thanks as always […]

Extra measures to keep you safe when you visit Active Care Podiatry

At Active Care Podiatry we are going to great lengths to ensure that your visit is a safe as possible. What are these extra steps? You will notice when you arrive at the clinic that you will be required to use hand sanitizer as you enter the clinic. When you enter the clinic you will […]

We are open – Extra steps we are taking to make your visit safe

I just wanted to take a moment to reach out to let you know that our clinic is open and we are doing everything on our end to maintain a safe environment with extra hand washing, hand sanitizers and a policy to turn away any client or practitioner who is sick or has recently traveled […]

Fungal Nails

Discolored toenails can be a sign of something more sinister.

If you suffer from fungal nails please call our Capalaba podiatry clinic on 3823 5423 to book an assessment today. Fungal nails can be an embarrassing and in some cases a painful condition. Fungal nails can affect one nail or the entire foot simultaneously. The fungi that cause the infection are usually a combination of […]

How do you know if you have Athlete’s Foot?

Athlete’s foot is a rash mostly confined to the sole, but may also spread to the side or top of the foot. Mostly, it involves the skin between the fourth and fifth toe. The affected skin has an itching and burning sensation which later starts peeling off in small flakes. As the infection gets worse, […]

Over a long period of time, high blood glucose levels can cause damage to different areas of your body and this includes your feet and legs.

One of the main problems that high blood glucose levels can lead to is damage to your nerves. This happens for two main reasons. Firstly, high blood glucose levels can directly cause damage to the nerves themselves. Secondly, they can cause damage to the small blood vessels that supply your nerves with the nutrients and […]

In Women’s Shoes, Pain Does Not Equal Gain

High heeled shoes can cause pain, deformities, and damage to the feet that can last a lifetime. High-heeled shoes crowd the toes, force the body’s weight onto the ball of the foot and disrupt the body’s alignment. They can lead to a laundry list of problems for women and their feet, but there are steps […]