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Nothing Screams Aussie Summer Like a Pair of Thongs

We like to think practically about this fact and like everything we do, we don’t take a one size fits all approach to this statement. If you are one of the lucky few that has no pain, and have great foot posture that handles the load of your everyday well, then go for it!  Wear […]

Summer Is Just Around The Corner

The sun is starting to shine more often, the days are getting that little bit longer. It can only mean one thing. Summer is nearly here! So that means it is the perfect time for you to start thinking about getting your feet ready for the season ahead. Your team at Hills District Podiatry have put […]

Plantar Fasciitis – aka Heel Pain in the Context of Tissue Stress Theory

Plantar Fasciitis is often a chronic heel pain, most regularly felt on the under (plantar) side of the heel(s), especially after rest, such as when first getting out of bed or after having been seated. The pain is caused by an injury to the plantar fascia which is a fibrous structure in the sole of […]

Signs of Ingrown Toenail Infection

While an ingrown toenail can be an uncomfortable distraction, allowing it to get infected is painful and dangerous. When an ingrown toenail is not treated immediately, infection can occur. If you notice signs of an ingrown toenail—tenderness or pain from pressure around the nail—begin to treat the ingrown toenail immediately or consult a podiatrist. How […]

What to do when your child has an ingrown toenail

Just like the rest of your child, their feet and toenails grow quickly. An ingrown toenail on your baby or child can affect any toe, but the big toe is the most common. If caught early, this can be treated easily, and likely at home. What are the signs of an ingrown toenail? Your child […]

Treating Ingrown Toenail Pus

Ingrown toenails are the most common foot ailment. If you are experiencing an ingrown toenail, you are certainly not alone. Taking action at the first sign of toe pain can lead to a quick and easy treatment of ingrown toenail. Left untreated, an ingrown toenail can become infected. Signs of infection are redness and pus […]

How to Stop an Ingrown Toenail

Prevention of an ingrown toenail is always the best medicine. But what if you already have an ingrown toenail? Let’s explore how to stop an ingrown toenail—both preventing and treating. Preventing an Ingrown Toenail Knowing the common causes of ingrown toenail can stop you from ever getting one. Some of the common causes can be […]

Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenail in 4 Easy Steps

Did you know you can treat an ingrown toenail yourself right at home? You can, and it’s easy! Immediate action at the first sign of an ingrown toenail is necessary to effectively treat and get rid of an ingrown toenail. Home remedies for ingrown toenail are often the best and fastest approach to begin immediate […]

How to Get Rid of an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are painful and an unnecessary nuisance. But getting rid of an ingrown toenail doesn’t need to be painful or a nuisance. Whether you are experiencing an ingrown toenail for the first time, or you’ve had ingrown toenails before, treating your ingrown toenail can be an easy process. 1. Get rid of your ingrown […]