October 4 2020
Foundation Podiatry Townsville is looking for a friendly, proficient team player to join our busy clinic. If you have a ‘nothing is too much trouble’ attitude and are w...Read More
From injury prevention, demystifying modern footwear, running technique tips, how to overcome the donald duck walk to engaging your core through barefoot activation! Be sure to drop back to our Hints & Tips page as it will be updated on a regular basis.
July 14 2020
Plantar Fasciitis (now more correctly termed plantar fasciopathy or plantar heel pain) is a common cause of heel pain in adults. The plantar fascia becomes weakened and degenerative causing pain where...Read More
May 15 2020
As a running coach and Townsville Podiatrist, one of the common questions I get asked is whether strength training is beneficial for running. The short answer is yes. Strength training can be be...Read More
February 14 2020
Foundation Podiatry is a locally owned and operated clinic which has been managing foot, ankle and leg pain for the people of Townsville for 13 years now. Our Townsville Podiatrists - Hayley Paterson ...Read More
January 18 2020
Heel pain is not only limited to grown-ups. Heel pain in children is very common. Often, healthy active children will complain of pain in one or both heels during and after running and playing sp...Read More
January 18 2020
After 6 weeks of being foot loose and fancy free, many children often struggle going back to school. Heavy backpacks, new over-sized uniforms and enclosed shoes for the first time in 6 weeks! Esp...Read More
January 6 2020
The New Year is a great time to focus on becoming fit and healthy. Nobody will dispute that exercise (movement) is good for us. Due to our more sedentary occupations and lifestyles – even the a...Read More
January 6 2020
Most people try to kick off the New Year with a healthy, positive goal in mind. Whether that be regularly walking Castle Hill or training for a half marathon, it’s important to have a plan in pl...Read More
January 4 2019
So you've just been given a pair of Custom Foot orthotics from your Podiatrist at Foundation Podiatry Townsville - here's what to expect. Wear in period:Start by wearing your Foot Orthotics for 2-3 ho...Read More
March 22 2017
Foundation Podiatry Townsville are proud to partner with the Entertainment Book to raise much-needed funds for the Sandra Jones Foundation....Read More
March 13 2017
When all the high 5’s and congratulations rolled in after sharing our 10 year birthday milestone on Facebook last week, it made me sit down and really reflect about what it meant to me. Firstly,...Read More
March 10 2017
So yogis have been awake to the powerful interconnection between FOOT to CORE for a very long time – referring to the foot as ‘Pada Bundha’ and the pelvic floor as ‘Mula Bundha...Read More
January 31 2017
Intense Heel Pain getting out of bed in the morning? Is it just NOT going away? Is your heel pain stopping you from exercising & making you grumpy? Ever heard of Shockwave Therapy??? Heel pain is...Read More
August 25 2016
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalisations in people aged 65 years and over. A common and very debilitating injury sustained from a fall is a fracture to the neck of the femur (bro...Read More
August 24 2016
As a Podiatrist I get asked these questions on a daily basis: What running shoe is best for me? What shoe should I be wearing up Castle Hill? What’s the best shoe to stop my shin splints?  ...Read More
May 16 2016
I’ve been told I need Orthotics – will the ones from the chemist do the trick?? Generally, no. Off-the-shelf or non-customised orthotics from the chemist are made for a 'normal' foot type....Read More
February 22 2016
Foot Pain vs Back Pain - Chicken or The Egg? Remember the children’s rhyme ‘your ankle bone is connected to your shin bone, your shin bone is connected to your thigh bone’… an...Read More
July 14 2015
Bunions occur more commonly in females than males and sometimes do run in families. We are at the mercy of our genes, so the same forces that caused your mother or father’s bunions are possibly ...Read More
Foundation Podiatry Townsville is looking for a friendly, proficient team player to join our busy clinic. If y....
Low Level Laser Therapy is the application of red and near infrared light over an injured site to promote tiss....
Shockwave Therapy sends sound waves into the injured tissue to promote healing Hayley shares in her video:> Conditio....
Plantar Fasciitis (now more correctly termed plantar fasciopathy or plantar heel pain) is a common cause of heel pain in....
Runners with good running economy use less energy and therefore less oxygen. Townsville Podiatrist and Running Coach Chr....
A very common question I get asked in my Townsville Podiatry clinic: "I have heel pain, so I must have a hee....
As a knee becomes more ‘bowed’ it is likely that medial (inside) knee osteoarthritis is developing. As the ....
Leg Length Difference – Structural vs Functional A true, structural leg length difference (LLD) can play havoc wi....
Barefoot gets both a good and a bad rap. Here is Hayley's take on the topic. ....
As a running coach and Townsville Podiatrist, one of the common questions I get asked is whether strength training is be....