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Chilblains

August 25, 2010 Podiatry

It that time of the year for chilblains. Here in Melbourne, it gets cold, but not cold enough for chilblains to be a big problem. At the University Teaching Clinic we see a few chilblains. So far this year just about every student has missed them! Very frustrating!. They have dismissed them as bruising or […]

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Asics Gel Kayano 16 Running Shoe

June 2, 2010 Sport

I have just been for a few runs in my Asics Gel Kayano 16’s. Very impressed as its certainly an improvement of the previous model I had (which I think was an older 13). Asics running shoes continue to be innovative and from what I can see a lot goes into product development from a technological point […]

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The Controversy around the Weil Osteotomy

May 29, 2010 Podiatry

The Weil Osteotomy is a surgical technique that is used to shorten a metatarsal of the foot. I have not paid much attention to it in the past. The latest Podiatry Today has a debate on it with two prominent DPM’s arguing for and against it. I did not realise that there was such disagreement […]

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There is no ‘Secret Sauce’ for Plantar Fasciitis

April 7, 2010 Podiatry

Plantar fasciitis is the most common musculoskeletal problem seen in the foot. I was intrigued recently when searching the web for something and came across a couple of eBooks on plantar fasciitis touting some magical cures from their secret sauce. The problem is they do not even give you a hint what the secret sauce […]

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