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  • Okay, so you’ve got a ‘nobbly’ bit of bone sticking out the side of your big toe joint and it looks like it’s getting worse. Your Grandma probably had really bad feet and you’ve ignored it long enough but now something needs to be done....

  • Reoccurring Ingrown Toenails 4 reasons why you might be getting recurring ingrown toenails. Genetics – you inherit the nail shape of your parents. A wide and deep nail plate is more likely to become ingrown  Shoes – your shoes are too sma

  • Kids Feet Did you know that in-toeing (or pigeon toe) is actually a normal progression of development? It’s normal to see some level of internal rotation of the legs between approximately 3-5 years of age. This should start to straighten around schoo

  • Dry needling Have you got foot or leg pain? Do you have tight muscles? Should you be stretching more?   Sometimes foot and leg pain such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis is caused by tight muscles higher up in the legs such as your c

  • Is your child complaining of heel pain?     Severe’s Disease is inflammation of a growth plate in your child’s heel. It can lead to debilitating heel pain. This growth plate is active approximately between 9-13 years old.   Now,

  • Okay, so up until now I’ve really only written about desirable or fashionable connections to Podiatry. However, I know there are some avid pimple poppers or people who love gory things out there – so this is for you guys! Ingrown toenails.  &nb

  • Back to School: 5 tips for choosing the right school shoe   Not long until the kids go back to school – thank god you say? Here are some tips to help you choose the right school shoe for your child: 5 Back to school tips:...

  • The Perth Podiatrist For those who don’t know me, I’m originally from a farm in rural New South Wales. I moved to Perth over 12 months ago and am proud to call myself a Perth Podiatrist!   I was freelancing all across the city when...

  • I love summer time in Perth. It’s a time to soak up the warmth and hit the beach, indulge in healthy summer fruits and keep active and fit. For some people however, it’s not as pleasant especially if you are experiencing a painful Morton’s Neur

  • Do you use the correct cream for your feet?   As a Podiatrist, I see a lot of different feet every day. It’s often the forgotten part of the body. Usually it takes for something to go wrong or for someone to be in pain...

  • Are you having trouble sorting out your summer shoes? Don’t worry, I’ve done the work for you! *place of purchase 1 ~ The slide. Everyone needs an easy on and off kick around shoe. Look for a slide which has arch support and a small heel.

  • Principle Podiatrist, Laura Ellwood, prescribes and designs custom foot orthotics including customised cycling inserts. The Foot Studio is a modern and innovative Podiatry Practice where high quality treatment is our standard. A unique design for cyc

  • The Foot Cleanse Craze Okay, what’s all the hype about you ask? A foot cleanse is a new and improved healthy ‘medical pedicure’. “Too often I see the result of improper pedicures causing damage and pain to my clients nails and skin. I have crea

  • You’ve probably heard one of your friends say they see a Podiatrist regularly, but do you know what they really do? A Podiatrist is an expert on treating and assessing the foot and ankle. You do not need to have pain or a referral from...

  • The best four cafes within 8 kms of The Foot Studio For those who have met me, you’ll know I’m obsessed with coffee. I never wanted to be that person who couldn’t function until I’d had that morning coffee… However, after having lived in Melbourne...

  • SO, you’ve been told you need orthotics? Orthotics are a great device to help support the arch of the foot and prevent or reduce foot pain. They are an insole which you wear in most of your shoes. Orthotics don’t have to be heavy, bulky items..

  • Welcome to the next generation Foot Clinic What is The Foot Studio? We are a foot clinic. THE Foot Clinic. We have all your feet needs covered, specialists in the foot and ankle. The Foot Studio is the next generation Foot Clinic. We have removed...

  • Plantar Fasciitis  The most common foot condition that I see as a Podiatrist is plantar fasciitis. What is this? It’s inflammation of the fascia or soft tissue which makes up the arch of your foot. Most people with plantar fasciitis experience pain u

  • Your skin and nails are your body’s first line of defence. They stop bacteria, fungi and viruses from entering your body. Nails are made up of the same substance as your skin and hair – keratin. There are many different theories on how na

  • Did you know that pregnancy affects and changes the structure of your feet? Yep, it’s true. During pregnancy, particularly towards the end of the second and third trimester your pelvis alignment will change. Your pelvis tilts more anterior (

  • A Podiatrist is an expert on treating and assessing the foot and ankle. You do not need to have the pain to warrant an appointment. Diabetics should see a Podiatrist at least annually for a general foot checkup even if no symptoms are apparent. I...

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