HOW DRY NEEDLING CAN HELP YOU
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...Read more
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...Read more
TREATMENT FOR HEEL PAIN: THE CONTROVERSY, THE RESEARCH, THE SOLE THERAPY APPROAC
Plantar fasciitis or ‘heel pain’ is inflammation of the ligamentous band that runs from your heel, through the arch and into the toes. It is the most common condition that...Read more
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....Read more
CHILDREN'S 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...Read more
FEET AND SURFING: HOW A PODIATRIST CAN HELP?
The common misconception is that surfing is a non-demanding relaxing water sport. Usually not the first activity you think of when you hear the phrase “sports injury”. As a passionate...Read more
IS YOUR CHILD IN-TOEING OR PIGEON-TOED?
In-toeing or ‘pigeon-toed’ is a common childhood pathology which results in either one or both feet turning inwards. This is often a result of genetic problems and/or development within the womb....Read more
CHILDREN & FLAT FEET BEWARE!
Flat feet can be a sign of a tarsal coalition. In particular, they cause a flat foot called a rigid flat foot – which is one where the position of...Read more
HIGH HEELS AND YOUR FEET
Women are more vulnerable to certain foot problems than men. This is mainly from years of walking in narrow-fitting shoes that squeeze the toes and from high-heels that cramp...Read more
WHAT YOUR SHOES SAY ABOUT YOU?
Have you ever wondered what your shoe wear patterns mean? Shoe wear patterns can provide a glimpse of how we run but misinterpretation of these patterns may lead us down...Read more
IS YOUR CHILD TRIPPING IN PAIN- WILL YOUR CHILD GROW OUT OF IT?
Have you noticed that your child is not walking straight? Is your child crying out in pain at night from sore legs and feet? We can help. It is not...Read more