Nailing fungus with laser technology

Nailing fungus with laser technology

Fungal nail infection can be unsightly and embarrassing. Not only can it cause the nail to thicken and turn a yucky yellow-brown colour, it can also lead to a nasty smell for some people. The other downside (Yes, there’s more!) is that fungal nail infection...
4 hacks for a successful warm up

4 hacks for a successful warm up

Dr Brenden Brown, sports podiatrist from Sydney-based A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care, says, “Cold muscle is less pliable which means it has to work harder to accommodate a given load and will be more resistant to sudden stretch. Less pliable muscle tissue is also more...
Morten’s neuroma Vs plantar plate

Morten’s neuroma Vs plantar plate

If you’ve ever suffered from pain in the ball of your foot you’ll know only too well how annoying and debilitating it can be. However, addressing the cause of the pain starts with the right diagnosis. Two widespread causes of forefoot pain are Morten’s neuroma and...
Knee pain in kids

Knee pain in kids

“Knee pain almost exclusively only affects active kids,” says sports podiatrist and founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care Dr Brenden Brown. “In the majority of cases the knee pain will be related to a specific period of activity. “Sometimes you have to look back...