Podiatry @ Belmont Blog

Geelong Podiatrists – Help treat your foot arthritis

May 16, 2018

With cold and wet weather on its way, our Geelong podiatry team are preparing to manage increased pain from osteoarthritis. Many of our patients are affected by osteoarthritis that affects their feet. Some symptoms of osteoarthritis are: Pain that worsens during or after activity Stiffness that goes away after movement Swelling around joints Clicking or...

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Tips for Healthy Toenails from Podiatry@belmont – Geelong Podiatrists

March 19, 2018

Toenails can reflect your overall general health.  Regular toenail care is important to maintain healthy toenails. Our podiatry@belmont Geelong podiatrists provide you with these helpful tips to keep your toenails healthy. Keep toenails clean and dry.  Wash your feet and toenails daily with warm soapy water.  Make sure you dry your feet and toenails thoroughly...

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Geelong Podiatrist – Footwear and Exercise

January 3, 2018

Is starting an exercise program part of your New Year’s Resolution? Whether you are planning to jog, walk, cycle or join a gym, your efforts can be undermined by wearing incorrect footwear. Resist the temptation to wear your old sandshoes that are at the back of the cupboard to start your exercise plans. Our Geelong...

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Winchelsea Podiatrist Services

November 27, 2017

Are you aware that once every two weeks one of our Geelong podiatrists offers podiatry services at the Winchelsea Community Health Centre? Lyndal McGuire the visiting podiatrist offers all aspects of podiatry care. Allied health Medicare plan referrals and DVA referrals are accepted. Rebates are also available for private health funds. Appointments are available from...

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Geelong Podiatrist with Diabetes Australia – Campaign to end amputations

October 25, 2017

In Australia, it is estimated that 1.2 million people aged 2 years and over have been diagnosed with diabetes, meaning that over 5% of the entire nation are living with the condition. Every year there are 10,000 hospital admissions in Australia for diabetes-related foot ulcers  –  4,400 of these admissions result in some form of lower...

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It is Foot Health Month!

October 10, 2017

October 1st marked the beginning of Foot Health Month, an initiative in which the Australian Podiatry Association wishes to encourage everyone to include a visit to a Podiatrist as a part of their regular health check. There is no denying that the health of our feet is an important thing, and at Podiatry@Belmont, your Geelong...

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Welcoming our new Geelong podiatrist – Dr Andrew McMillan

August 22, 2017

We are excited to announce the inclusion of a new podiatrist to our Podiatry@Belmont team:  Dr Andrew McMillan. Andrew is an experienced podiatrist who takes a comprehensive, client focused approach to foot and ankle care. He has gained special experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, including sport and occupation-related injuries, osteoarthritis, tendon disorders, and...

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Children’s Feet – When to see your Geelong Podiatrist

August 19, 2017

    As parents, we hope that our children are able to grow to their full and healthiest potential. At Podiatry@Belmont, your Geelong podiatrists, we are able to assess and advise you in regards to any concerns or questions that you may have about your families feet. Ossification (which is the natural process of bone...

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