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Nooooo not a bunion!

DID MUM, DAD OR GRANDMA KINDLY PASS THE BUNION GENE ONTO YOU??? WANT TO KNOW YOUR OPTIONS?? A large influence in the development of Bunions (hallux abducto valgus) is genetics. Other factors leading to bunions and the worsening of bunions are - sub talar joint pronation forces...

That doesn’t look right…… Summer infections!

Summer often means sweaty feet and public swimming pools, both of these can be an environment for organisms that may cause skin and nail issues on the feet. Toe nail fungus (or nail rot) Toe nail fungus is caused by a type of tinea that can...

We now have a Dietitian!

We are excited to announce that we now have an in-house Dietitian, Millie Padula is who part of the Peninsula Physical Health & Nutrition team. Millie Padula is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist with a Masters of Dietetics from Deakin University. Prior...

Foot, ankle or leg pain? Orthotics could be the answer!

Most chronic foot, ankle and leg complaints are caused by the way you walk and run. Foot posture doesn't just effect foot function, but also leg, knee, hip and back function. Addressing poor posture and stability Foot orthotics are prescribed by podiatrists to...

Bike Fit Service in Mount Eliza

Did you know Base Podiatry has a bike fitting service in Mount Eliza?Mark Millerd, sports podiatrist and cycling enthusiast is passionate about bike fitting and ensuring the function, flexibility and strength of the cyclist matches the frame geometry, pedalling style and cycling posture of each...

Forget to look after your feet during Winter?

Let us help you get your feet Spring/Summer ready! We get it!  It's easy to forget about caring for our feet during Winter.  Our nails grow, our skin can dry and crack, fungal infections can form due to non-breathing shoes, corns can appear due to constant enclosed footwear and...

Stubborn Plantar Wart?

Plantar warts are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and cause a hard and often painful thickened lesion on the sole of the foot. Plantar warts occur in all age groups but are very common in children due to their immature immune system. Plantar...

Paraffin Wax Baths Now Available!

We are now offering paraffin wax baths in Mt Eliza and Cheltenham!These warm wax baths have both a clinical and relaxation effect.  Heated paraffin wax envelopes your feet stimulating circulation and easing the symptoms of arthritis. The cold weather has hit which for some means...

Say goodbye to ingrown toenails for good!!

DO YOU SUFFER FROM REPETITIVE IN GROWN TOE NAILS??? WOULDN'T IT BE NICE TO FIX THE PROBLEM FOR GOOD?? Ingrown toe nails can be caused from a variety of things. Some common causes include: - wearing shoes that crowd your toenails - cutting your...

Shockwave Therapy – Reduce Pain & Heal Faster!

DO YOU SUFFER FROM HEEL PAIN? Have you tried several treatments and they have failed? If so, you may benefit from shockwave therapy. What is SWT?? Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) devices generate pulses of high pressure sound that travel through the skin. These high pressure...