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The Causes for the Most Common Reason For Pain on The Bottom of The Heel

Pain underneath the bottom of the heel is caused by a large variety of conditions that are associated with a variety of structures and diagnosis'. It is important to have a full assessment and diagnosis to differentiate between plantar fasciitis and other conditions which ca...
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Forefoot Pain

Pain in the ball of the foot can be caused by a number of structures in the area that become inflamed and painful. Today we will discuss the different structures that can become inflamed, how to diagnose the pain and how to treat the pain non- surgically. At TFC Podiatry, we...
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A Podiatrist's View of The Importance of Post Ankle Sprain Rehabillitation

Today we are going to look specifically at ankle inversion sprains, where the ankle is rolled outwards and the ligaments, tendons or even sometimes  bones on the outside of the foot become damaged. During an ankle sprain there are many structures that are damaged which ...
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Peroneal Tendonitis

April 4, 2018

Painful Ankle? Peroneal Tendonitis May be the Cause

Peroneal tendonosis is a presentation that is all too common in our sports Podiatry clinic. There are many risk factors that may lead to peroneal tendonitis these may include: previous injuries, foot posture, footwear choices or even certain sports with lots of side to side ...
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For all of your dry needling needs

In Point Cook, Yarraville and Geelong - TFC Podiatry offers dry needling as a treatment for a variety of lower leg and foot pain conditions. Some great research and evidence exists on dry needling and the way it works, today we will answer a few frequently asked questions ar...
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Rapid Return Orthotics in Point Cook, Yarraville and Geelong

At TFC Podiatry in Point Cook, Yarraville and Geelong we now have rapid return orthotics available. With orthotics now able to be returned in around in 2-3 business days if the 3D scan of the foot is taken before 5PM. Custom orthotics are used to treat a variety of pathologi...
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Heel Pain in Children

Heel pain in kids is one of the most common things we see at TFC Podiatry and this month we are trying to provide education to our patients in the clinic as well as the online community on this painful condition.  One of the most common reasons for children's heel pain ...
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Geelong Gift

The Geelong gift is on this Sat the 24th of Feb 2018. There is lots of prize money up for grabs if you are daring enough to take on the competition. All are welcome to sign up.  Dates and times are found on the following website http://www.val.org.au/SeasonFi... Ap...
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Multiple structures run through the middle of the ankle

On the inside of the ankle right behind the long shin bone called the Tibia there is a opening that leads many muscles, nerves and arteries from the leg and calf into the foot. This is called the Tarsal tunnel, the tarsal tunnel is a common area to have pain, inflammation an...
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Plantar Fasciitis

January 29, 2018

Plantar Fasciitis (heel Pain)

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions seen by the Podiatrists at TFC Podiatry. It presents as pain on the bottom of the heel. Pain on the bottom of the heel can be caused by a multitude of reasons and getting a diagnosis is an important part of the process!...
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