Chronic heel pain

By |2021-12-13T10:29:59+11:00October 27th, 2021|Heel pain|

(This content is intended for healthcare professionals only) This 24-year-old male presented at my rooms with an 8-year history of bilateral "plantar fasciitis". He had been treated with various modalities and health practitioners over the years, including 4 steroid injections in each heel and was actually wearing a CAM/moon boot on his right foot. The patient [...]

Accessory navicular with pes planus

By |2021-12-13T10:19:44+11:00October 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

(This content is intended for healthcare professionals only) Approximately 2.5% of the population are born with an accessory navicular. There are three types of this condition with type 2 being the most commonly symptomatic. The fibrocartilagenous union between the ossicle and the navicular can be torn, particularly when it occurs in an excessively pronated foot type. [...]

Gout

By |2021-12-13T10:21:03+11:00September 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

(This content is intended for healthcare professionals only) I have carried out surgery on three patients recently who have had moderate bunions on X-ray, however, clinically they appear to be much worse. On X-ray, you can see "shadowing" of the gouty tophaceous deposits on the medial aspect of the joint, which gives the impression clinically that [...]

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