Posts by Claire Campbell

Orthotics for children, children's feet

Orthotics for Children | Does My Child Need Orthotics?

Orthotics for Children are an ethically sticky topic among the podiatry community. Similarly, public opinion can sometimes be wary when orthotics are being discussed. This conjecture has come about from a number of factors including; the cost; differing opinions between podiatrists; the selling of orthotics by other professions such as doctors, chiropractors and physiotherapist; over…

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Your Guide to Diabetes and Foot Health

Diabetes is fast becoming a major heath concern, with 6% or 1.2 million Australians reported to have diabetes (types 1 and 2) in 2014-15 (1). Podiatrists play an important role in preventing complications in the feet of people living with diabetes. Because the feet are the furthest point from the brain and the heart, complications…

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