Foot Problems

Podogo specialises in the diagnosis of foot problems. Our specialist team will take a detailed look at your medical history and symptoms and arrange for any necessary testing. Following this, we will start you on the most appropriate treatment plan.

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles Tendon Rupture Achilles Tendon Problems A tendon is a cord of flexible, thick collagen tissues which joins a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon […]

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis What is Achilles Tendonitis? Tendonitis by definition means inflammation of the tendon. Achilles tendonitis is the name we give to painful symptoms of the […]

Ankle Arthritis

Ankle Arthritis What is ankle arthritis? The ankle is a complex joint that transmits the body forces via the lower limb to the foot by acting […]

Ankle Instability

Ankle Instability Ankle Instability An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually on the outside of the ankle. Ligaments […]

Athletes Foot

Athletes Foot What is Athlete’s foot? Athlete’s foot is the common name given for tinea pedis, which means a fungal infection of the skin on your […]

Big toe arthritis

Big toe/ First MTP joint Arthritis What is big toe arthritis? Stiffness of the big toes is a gradual process due to arthritis affecting the big […]

Bunions

Bunions What is a bunion (Hallux Valgus)? Bunions to the big toe, or the medically termed Hallux Valgus, is a progressive deformity of the big toe […]

Flexible Flat Feet

Flexible Flat Feet What is flat foot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder with diverse symptoms, varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types […]

Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes

Hammer, Claw & Mallet Toes What is Metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is a broad term used to describe pain in the ball of your foot that can be […]

Heel Pain

Heel Pain What is heel pain? Heel pain is usually felt either under the heel or just behind it. Heel pain can range from mild to […]

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown Toe Nail What is an ingrown toenail? Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the side of a toenail grows into theskin, which can […]

Metatarsalgia Pain in Ball of Foot

Metatarsalgia What is Metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is a broad term used to describe pain in the ball of your foot that can be due to a many […]

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma What is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s Neuroma is a benign lump and thickening on a nerve in the ball of the foot. The nerve becomes […]

Posterior Ankle Impingement

Posterior Ankle Impingement Pain behind the ankle (Os Trigonum): What is posterior ankle impingement? The ankle bone (talus) sits on the heel bone (calcaneus), forming a […]

Sesamoid Problems

Sesamoid Problems What is a sesamoid? The sesamoids are two bones in the ball of your big toe that allow the toe to move freely and […]

Stress Fracture

Stress Fracture What is a stress fracture? Stress fractures are small cracks in the bone or severe bruising within a bone. Causes of stress fracture: Stress […]

Tailor’s Bunion

Tailor’s Bunion What is a Tailor’s Bunion or Bunionette? A bunionette is similar to a bunion but smaller, and on the opposite side of the foot. […]

Wart & Verrucas

Wart & Verrucas What is a wart & verruca? A wart is an infection in the top layer of the skin caused by the HPV virus. […]