Heel Callous and Cracked Heels – There is a solution

Cracking of thickened skin on the feet is common especially around the heels. Thick cracked heel callous is not only unsightly, but if the cracks are deep enough they can often cause localised infection. The cracks form because the heel takes more than its fair share of pressure in walking. This Causes the skin of […]

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 […]

When to see a podiatrist

You may be experiencing pain in your feet, ingrown or discoloured skin/nails, corns, skin rashes, foot odour, foot injuries, broader health problems such as diabetes or arthritis, recurrent tripping or falling, problems fitting comfortably in your regular shoes; if you notice swelling, lumps, or redness on your feet or legs or you are experiencing foot […]

Are Calluses Actually Bad for Your Feet? See What Podiatrists Say

Have you noticed a hardening or thickening of your skin underfoot? Wondering what it is? While typically there is little need to be alarmed, calluses should be kept in check to prevent health issues from developing. Calluses may be unsightly or even annoying, but that doesn’t mean they’re always bad for your health since they […]

Standing at work: 5 exercises to strengthen your lower body and build endurance

When it comes to standing all day for work, it’s not just supportive shoes and breaks that help us avoid pain and injury — strengthening your lower body can help build your endurance. Here are 5 simple and quick exercises that will help to strengthen your lower limbs and core, and increase your ability to […]

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 […]