Blog - Sole Therapy

WHY SHOULD I HAVE MY CHILDREN’S FEET CHECKED?

WHY SHOULD I HAVE MY CHILDREN’S FEET CHECKED? From young age children have their eyes, teeth and hearing checked. However foot development, posture and walking are often forgotten!! SOLE THERAPY specializes in the development and growth of children’s feet. As...

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How Does Diabetes Affect My Feet?

Diabetes is a complex group of conditions that results in the body’s sugar levels being too high. The most common form is Type 2 Diabetes. It is a progressive condition where the body initially is resistant to the normal effects of insulin and then...

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Leg Length Difference

We don’t just help foot issues, we fix overall posture! Coming into the Sole Therapy Podiatry clinic was a young boy who is suffering from a leg length difference where his left leg is considerably longer than his right. Through measurements...

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Why Is My Big Toe So Sore?

Pain in the big toe joint or 1st metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint is one of the most common complaints seen at Sole Therapy and something successfully treated regularly. Why the big toe is joint important The big toe joint is one of the most important joints in the...

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How Dry Needling Can Help You ?

What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is an evidence-based therapy where a thin acupuncture needle is inserted into an area of muscle that has developed a trigger point. Trigger points are a hypersensitive area of muscles with a palpable nodule or ‘knot’. They can cause...

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Foot Mobilisation Therapy

Foot Mobilisation Therapy At Sole Therapy, we are one of the first podiatry practices to use Foot Mobilisation Therapy (FMT) as a manual therapy, in combination with dry needling, orthotics and exercise to treat patients. What is Foot Mobilisation Therapy? Foot...

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Babies Foot Development

The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones and 35 joints, held together and supported by scores of ligaments. Babies feet are padded with fat and are highly flexible. Children begin to walk anywhere between 8 and 18 months of age. Most toddlers are...

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Children Foot Types

Children Foot Types Flat Feet The developed foot has an arch, called the medial arch, formed by muscles and ligaments. Up until 2 years of age children’s feet appear to have fallen arches or ‘flat feet’. In children, this is normal, and due to weakened muscle tone in...

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