Podiatry @ Belmont Blog


May 24, 2021

OUR GEELONG PODIATRISTS TALK ABOUT CHILBLAINS.   The weather is changing, and cold mornings are upon us.  It is tempting to place our feet in front of a heater or use an electric blanket to warm them up.  These changes in extreme temperatures can lead to the formation of chilblains.  Chilblains present as red, itchy...

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Geelong podiatrists talk about blisters.

March 15, 2021

  Blisters are one of the most common foot injuries seen in sport and everyday life.  A blister is a small pocket of fluid that forms in the upper layer of the skin in response to the skin and bone moving out of sync.  The foot is a common site for blisters.   Our Geelong podiatrists...

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Geelong Podiatrists celebrate Foot Health Week 2020

October 19, 2020

  This year’s Foot Health Week campaign ran from October 12th – 18th, encouraging people to get back on track – “fit feet for a better you”. This year, the global pandemic has impacted Australians immensely, and the aim of the campaign was to promote foot health, thereby encouraging better overall health outcomes for Australians....

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Our Geelong podiatrists talk about National Diabetes Week 2020.

July 15, 2020

This National Diabetes Week theme is heads up diabetes, focusing on the impact of mental and emotional health for people with diabetes.  For those living with diabetes, managing feet on top of everything else can be challenging, especially if diabetes foot related disease is present.  Our Geelong podiatrists provide a few simple and practical tips...

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Geelong Podiatrist – STEIGEN SOCKS

June 10, 2020

Podiatry@belmont is now stocking Steigen running socks.  Steigen running socks are designed by athletes who understand the requirements of a high performance sock. Use Steigen running socks to enhance your performance, as Steigen guarantees no blisters. Blisters are caused by two things: Moisture – If your feet are wet or sweat due to the conditions...

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February 26, 2020

Are you experiencing pain in your feet or lower limbs? Sometimes foot pain can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease.  Injury, overuse or conditions causing inflammation involving any of the bones, ligaments or tendons in the foot can cause foot pain. There are many causes of inflammatory pain which can include; Plantar heel...

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