Podiatry @ Belmont Blog

Children’s podiatrist makes back-to-school time easier

January 19, 2017

Getting the best fit in school shoes is important for long term foot health. School shoes carry your children around ALL day, longer than any other shoes they will wear. The bones in childrens’ feet are still developing, so require a good fit to enable them to reach potential. When looking for shoes, our children’s...

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Prevent sweaty feet with these tips from our podiatrists

January 18, 2017

Sweating is a natural function of our body to cool itself down, yet extremely sweaty feet can cause distress for people. There are more than 250,000 sweat glands in each foot, producing half a cup of sweat a day. Sweaty feet or hyperhidrosis is a common condition that causes excessive sweating on the soles of...

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Revere summer sandals

December 9, 2016

The sun us shining and the new Revere summer sandal range is in stock. Revere sandals are beneficial for a variety of reasons; offering comfort and arch support and allowing the feet to breathe. Revere sandals enhance foot health for people experiencing heel pain and tired and arching feet. Revere sandals provide a removable insole...

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See your Geelong podiatrist this Foot Health Month

October 27, 2016

October is Foot Health Month and a great reminder that your Geelong podiatrist can help get you back on your feet and living the life you choose. If you’re in pain or would just like to ask our professional advice on something, contact podiatry@belmont to make an appointment.

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podiatry@belmont is now stocking REVERE footwear

September 28, 2015

Revere shoes have been designed in collaboration with leading footwear experts to combine style, comfort and fitting to support many foot types. Revere shoes provide a removable foot bed/insole to accommodate custom made orthotic devices.  The extra depth unit allows for a wide variety of custom orthotics to be inserted without taking away the style or look...

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What are the benefits of bamboo socks?

May 4, 2015

Podiatry@belmont is now stocking bamboo socks.  Bamboo is a wonderful, green resource that is hugely beneficial both to the way we want to live our lives and to the environment. Bamboo is 100 per cent natural and biodegradable. What are the benefits of bamboo socks? Hypoallergenic – The eco-friendly bamboo fibres do not irritate the...

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5 shoe buying tips

September 8, 2014

1.    Time of Day The smallest your feet will be all day is in the morning after you get up. Unless you work at night and are on your feet, morning is not the time to shop for shoes. Feet expand during the day. To find the best fit, buy shoes in the late...

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Foot care tips for summer

December 16, 2013

Trim your toenails. Use proper straight edge (not curved) nail clippers and cut straight across – not too short, and not down at the corners as this can lead to ingrown nails. File the corners to shape them. If you are having difficulty attending to your toenails, make an appointment with a podiatrist. Forget flip-flops...

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Podiatry and sport

September 23, 2013

A podiatrist is a health professional who deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the feet and lower limbs. The foot has 26 bones and 4 layers of muscles in the sole. When running, the weight bearing forces through the foot and ankle can be up to 3 times your body weight. Sport injuries to the feet...

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