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How to treat a leg length difference

A leg length difference can cause changes in the way we move. To move efficiently and prevent injury, it is preferred to have symmetric alignment of our muscles and bones. This causes less stress and fatigue to our bodies. Leg length differences are common, with the majority of people having a difference of less than 1.1cm. They are usually able to

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Laura RabjohnsHow to treat a leg length difference

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Making a podiatry appointment online

Performance Podiatry is now taking direct online bookings for our Sydney CBD and Darlinghurst (Kings Cross) clinics. This makes it easier to book a podiatry appointment from the comfort of your office or home. First start by clicking on our “book online” tab. You will be directed to a page offering two locations – Performance Podiatry Darlinghurst or Sydney CBD. Our Darlinghurst location is

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Laura RabjohnsMaking a podiatry appointment online

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Foot Related Knee Pain

Knee pain that is caused by the mechanics of the foot can often be overlooked. If you are having an injury treated, your practitioner may focus so heavily on that particular body part that they forget about the nearby structures that are having a direct impact on the injury. At Performance Podiatry we have had a notable influx of foot-related

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Laura RabjohnsFoot Related Knee Pain

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Running Technique and Training for the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

With just over two weeks until the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, our runners should be well and truly underway with their training schedules and race planning. Essential to reduce the risk of injury during and after the run is a solid game plan and preparation. Performance Podiatry Sydney podiatrist, Hayley Thawley, has been taking Sydney CBD clients to Hyde Park

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Laura RabjohnsRunning Technique and Training for the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

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Performance Podiatry Sydney and Darlinghurst open over Christmas Holidays and New Year 2015

We are very excited to announce that Performance Podiatry Sydney and Darlinghurst will be up and running over the Christmas break. This means that all podiatrist-related emergencies and painful injuries can be addressed over the Christmas holidays. We are looking forward to welcoming school children and families that have been unable to make it into the podiatry clinic to see

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Laura RabjohnsPerformance Podiatry Sydney and Darlinghurst open over Christmas Holidays and New Year 2015

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Dust off those corns and callouses, it’s time to get summer ready

Summer is approaching, so it is time to get your feet looking and feeling better than ever. In the winter months people tend to hide their feet away in socks and shoes, often pretending that certain issues don’t exist. They hide their all sorts of things in there- corns, callouses, warts, toenail fungus and tinea away hoping that they will resolve on their

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Laura RabjohnsDust off those corns and callouses, it’s time to get summer ready

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Review of the NIH glucosamine and chondroitin arthritis intervention primary trial study

Below is a review of the NIH glucosamine/chondroitin arthritis intervention primary trial study About the Study What is the Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT)? This trial tests the effects of the dietary supplements glucosamine hydrochloride (glucosamine) and sodium chondroitin sulfate (chondroitin sulfate) for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. The study tested whether glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate used separately or in combination reduced

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Laura RabjohnsReview of the NIH glucosamine and chondroitin arthritis intervention primary trial study

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Why you may be experiencing Calf Pain and Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendinitis, also known as Achilles Tendinosis or Achilles Tendinopathy, is a condition whereby the tendon that connects the heel bone to the calf muscle becomes aggravated, inflamed and weakened. It is characterised by pain and swelling above or at the back of the heel bone and sometimes in the calf. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the

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Laura RabjohnsWhy you may be experiencing Calf Pain and Achilles Tendinitis

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