Speciality of Podiatrists and a different diagnosis

We see a a lot of patients here in Newcastle who have been given the diagnosis of an Achilles Tendinopathy when it may actually be a Paratendon. The Paratendon is the sheath that encompasses the Achilles tendon. The treatment is completely different. Remember, if things aren’t improving, it is important to check the diagnosis.

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Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy What is shockwave therapy? Do I need shockwave therapy? My friend has shockwave therapy and it didn’t work? Does shockwave therapy hurt? We will look to answer some of these questions over the coming weeks through our instagram and blogsĀ    We have it and yes, we use it.   Does that mean…

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One leg shorter than the other?

Limb Lengh Differences What is a Limb Length Difference? Having one leg shorter than the other. Although it is well acknowledged there is a high prevalence of it amongst people, there is little consensus amongst literature as to the significance or the importance of it. Causes: Congenital (from birth) conditions include mild developmental abnormalities found…

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