Fungal nail with “false negative” results?

Fungal nail with “false negative” results? (No really I am sure this is fungal!) So you think you have a fungal nail? Does any of this sound familiar? Yellow and discoloured? It has a line running through it or often down the nail. It’s maybe becoming crumbly and...

Brenden our Podiatrist “back” in the media

If you havent come across us before you may not realise that Brenden our principal Podiatrist has for many years been considered one of the foremost experts on feet  and Podiatry in Australia. He has for years been called upon to make comment as an expert. From the...
A new treatment for Heel pain.

A new treatment for Heel pain.

Shock wave therapy is a relatively new treatment option used for musculoskeletal conditions. This treatment was initially seen in hospitals for “breaking down” kidney stones that were too large to pass. A Step Ahead Foot and Ankle care has found it particularly...

How is a custom made orthotic created?

Several years ago A Step Ahead Foot and Ankle care decided that to have more control of our patients outcomes we needed to make our own orthoses in house. Patients and often their referring doctors often don’t realise that many podiatrists in fact do not make their...

What are Ballet Dancer’s feet?

While they may entertain you on stage with wonderful dancing styles which you have never seen, and you may think that they are smart in everything they do, but you are wrong – ballet dancers have very ugly feet. They suffer from a condition called Ballet...