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Case Study – Soccer Player Recovers from Shin Splints Through Multimodal Approach

Patient Background: James, a 22-year-old soccer player, presented with sharp pain along the front of his lower legs, particularly during...

CASE STUDY – Marathon Runner Overcomes Shin Splints with Comprehensive Treatment Plan

Patient Background: Sarah, a 28-year-old runner training for a marathon, came to our clinic with persistent shin pain. She had...

Why upgrade to Archline Orthotic Slippers this winter?

As the winter blast sets in this week, you’re probably tempted to grab a cheap pair of slippers at “you...

The Big 3 Things to Know About Archies Thongs

Got regular, cheap or basic thongs? Many don’t know the issues of the design of typical flat thongs. There are...

Understanding Shin Splints: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Shin splints, medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is a common condition that affects many athletes, particularly runners...

Mitch’s ankle fracture!

Those who have recently seen me in the clinic will know I have been dealing with a few different injuries...

Navicular Stress Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Introduction: Navicular stress fractures are a common injury among athletes engaged in activities that involve repetitive stress on the feet....

Flat Feet In Children

Concerns about our children’s health are common among parents, particularly regarding conditions like flat feet. If you’ve observed that your...

Keryflex – Your ultimate toe nail transformation! 

Are you tired of hiding your toes because of unsightly toenail problems? Say hello to KeryFlex, the game-changing solution in...

Protecting Your Feet: The Importance of Sun Protection

As the cruel Australian heat continues, it’s crucial to remember that sun protection isn’t just about shielding your skin from...

Summer Feet

Time to throw the ugg boots out and slip into some thongs this hot summer! If you’re not quite summer...

Kirk Cousins Ruptured Achilles

Another week has gone by in the NFL and another franchise quarterback has suffered a ruptured Achilles that will force...

Green Bay Packers – Aaron Rodgers’ Torn Achilles

Following 18 seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers was traded to the New York Jets at the conclusion...

Sam Kerr’s Calf Injury – FIFA Women’s World Cup

As we all know, the Matildas have begun their 2023 World Cup campaign in fine fashion as they have progressed...

How can I fix my ingrown toenail?

Ingrown toenails are one of the mostly commonly treated conditions for podiatrists. They can be very painful which severely impact...

Lamelo Ball’s Broken Ankle

There is a clear intersection between basketball and podiatry, as ankle sprains are unfortunately one of the most common injuries...

Podiatrist recommended recovery after completing your Fun Run!

Our first blog this week addressed what a blister is, how it is formed and what are some things you...

Blister management in preparation for Fun Runs around Melbourne!

This month, there are many fundraising and awareness walks in Melbourne, including The Bloody Long Walk, Mother’s Day Classic and...

WHY ARE FOOT PROBLEMS MORE PREVALENT AND PERSISTENT IN FEMALES?

Sex differences are viewed in all aspects of life, and it is no different for podiatry! Female feet commonly have...

Dry Needling Treatment at Talaria – Podiatrist of Thornbury!

The foot, ankle and lower limb area is SO complex and there are a range of different muscles working and...

Sports Podiatry: Robert Harvey’s Deliberate Rupture

One common misconception of plantar fasciitis is that only inactive people get it. There are many famous cases of elite...

Our most common condition: Plantar Fasciitis! Q & A

Today we revealed the most common podiatry condition that we see at Talaria – Podiatrist of Thornbury… PLANTAR FASCIITIS! Below...

What are some common foot problems associated with summer?!

Melbourne has had some fabulous weather over the last week – and it is really feeling like summer! While you...

WHICH FOOTY BOOTS ARE BEST FOR ME!

Our FREE FOOTBALL BOOT ASSESSMENTS are back and running through February and March this year! Our sports podiatrist, Mitchell Podhajski,...

Will Patrick Mahomes’ high ankle sprain effect his Super Bowl performance?

The 2023 Super Bowl is scheduled for next week with the Chiefs playing against the Eagles! In the first quarter...

Tennis & Podiatry: Rafael Nadal’s Foot Injury

In the spirit of the Austalian Open, we are placing a focus on Tennis & Podiatry! For the past 20...

FREE KIDS ASSESSMENTS! Children’s Podiatry is available at TALARIA!

Many people aren’t aware of the importance of Podiatry for kids and adolescents. The development of one’s feet is a...

New Year…New You? Ease into exercise to avoid foot injuries!

It’s 2023! Are you putting your best foot forward and incorporating more exercise into your routine? ‘A healthier lifestyle’ is...

Why did Brazil seemingly disappoint at the World Cup?

Leading into the World Cup in Qatar, Brazil were widely considered to be the scorching hot favourites to win the...

It’s nearly CHRISTMAS…do you need some FOOT AND NAIL TREATMENT?

It’s nearly CHRISTMAS… give yourself the gift of HEALTHY FEET! Arguably, the weather has been more unpredictable than normal in...

Archies Arch Support Thongs!

Our Archies Arch Support Thongs are restocked and ready for summer! Here at Talaria – Podiatrist of Thornbury we are...

Sport-related podiatry conditions!

With pre-season football training returning and some nicer weather (hopefully) around the corner, many are returning back to getting active...

Movember, Men’s Health & Podiatry

Movember is an important time of the year in raising awareness of men’s health issues, including prostate and testicular cancer,...

Michael Porter Jr. and Foot Drop

Our latest TikTok video looked at Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. and his ongoing management of ‘foot drop’. Before...

What else could a rolled ankle be?

Rolling an ankle may not always be as simple as it seems. With competitive sports returning back to normal this...

How often should I be replacing my shoes?

When was the last time you checked the bottom of your shoes? One of the most commonly asked questions we...

Four tips to get your feet ready for spring

Spring is fast approaching, and we are all excited! If you’ve neglected your feet a little bit this winter, don’t...

What are the benefits of Dr. Comfort’s compression socks?

Dr. Comfort compression socks are now available for purchase within our clinic. These socks can be highly beneficial for...

How Spikey Balls Can Help In Podiatry

Your feet can feel sore and tight after long days on your feet and whilst exercising. There are a variety...

Chillblains

We’re certainly in the heart of Winter, and even though we try to keep warm in our Ugg boots or...

Can pilates help your feet?

My name is Daria and I am currently in my final semester of my nutrition course at Deakin University whilst...

Q & A with Dr Omar Baarini – Podiatric Surgeon

Q&A with Dr Omar Baarini Dr Omar Baarini, our resident Podiatric Surgeon, was awarded his podiatric surgical fellowship through the...

Intoeing in Children

What is intoeing? Intoeing is a common condition associated with early childhood development that involves the feet turning inwards when...

Sever’s Disease and Children/Adolescents

Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) What is Sever’s disease? Sever’s disease is a common cause of heel pain in young people...

Warts (Verruca Pedis) and Kids

Warts (Verucca Pedis) What are warts? Warts are a cauliflower-like skin growth caused by a viral infection called the human...

A visit to Active Feet

In recent weeks, a great referral pathway has been formed at Talaria for all patients looking for assistance in selecting...

Children’s Ingrown Toenails

What are ingrown toenails? Ingrown toenails are one of the most commonly treated conditions seen by podiatrists. Ingrown toenails are...

Time to Pointe?

Did you know that when a ballerina is on Pointe, their toes carry 10 to 12 times their body weight!...

Blister prevention and management

One of the potential barriers to a successful return to activity can be the formation of painful blisters. Blisters form...

Podiatry for Women!

With Mother’s Day around the corner, let us take care of your mother by offering her an initial assessment and...

Biomechanics and Podiatry

“When should’ve I booked an appointment to see you?” This is a question I receive frequently when seeing patients for...

FREE KIDS FOOT ASSESSMENT

Podiatry is for all ages, and at Talaria – Podiatrist of Thornbury, our podiatrists will help your child from their...

Return To Activity

As the year progresses and celebrations are coming to an end, you might find yourself planning to return to previous...

Why do I have cracked heels?

Definition of Cracked heels: Dry skin or heels, accompanied by thick skin, can be yellow or brown calloses around heel...

AFL and lower leg injuries

Since 1996, the AFL has published an annual injury report covering its national elite male competition. The report details every...

MESSAGE FROM KRISTY!

It took a Facebook memory recently to remind me that we opened our doors to the Thornbury’s community 5...

FREE FOOTBALL BOOT ASSESSMENT

The process of selecting football boots is often tricky. There are many brands, designs and colours available for you to...

Welcoming Mitchell

Mitchell graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters degree in Podiatric Practice. He...

The Nitty Gritty of Running

The Melbourne Marathon is almost here, and longer training runs will be happening for those competing. If you are competing...

Corns vs Callouses

At first glance, corns and callouses might look quite similar. Both occur from the skin protecting itself from repeated pressure....

Back to Normal Podiatry at Talaria

Following from the set roadmap and that lockdown has ended we are now back to normal with the services we...

Getting back into running

Are you ready to start running again? Maybe you took a break because of winter; a lack of motivation or...

Spring Feet

Spring 2021 has arrived!! Its time to ditch the extra thick socks and winter boots and make the switch to...

Lockdown 6.0 Talaria Update

We’re onto our sixth lockdown now, we know the drill… and while this is part of our ‘new normal’- it...

JULIA’S TRIP HOME AND BOBUX

After a year and a half, I am thrilled to have been reunited with my family and get back to...

UGG BOOT SYNDROME

With Winter fast approaching and many working from home, many of us are opting for casual attire, including UGG boots,...

Common Football Conditions

As a nation, no doubt we love our football! As football continues to grow in popularity so does the risk...

A Podiatrists Take On Football Boots

Selecting the right footy boot can be difficult! The right pair of boots should be comfortable, improve your performance, support...

Woman’s Footwear

Stiletto heels, thin straps, pointy toe- boxes and ballet flats are all something that are commonly seen in woman’s footwear....

Talaria in 2021!

It’s now March and the clinic is back in full swing! We are excited to announce a few updates and...

Tennis and Feet!

With the Australian Open in full swing this week we thought it would be a great opportunity to discuss tennis...

Telehealth at Talaria

Telehealth consultations are now available at Talaria and will allow our Podiatrists to provide healthcare through phone or video calling....

How Talaria is Helping Stop the Spread

At Talaria Podiatrist of Thornbury the health and wellness of our patients and employees is our top priority. We will...

Keep your feet healthy during the cooler months

It’s Autumn! Everyone is back from their summer holidays, back into the daily grind and bunkering down for the cooler...

Heels for Spring Racing Carnival

Once again, the Spring Racing Carnival is upon us and most of us are preparing our feet for the warmer...

Australian Foot Health Week

October 14th – 20th is Australian foot health week. Australian foot health week is an annual campaign to try and...

Four Steps to Spring Feet

Our new Podiatrist Erin has put together four tips to help you step into spring! Spring Foot Tip 1 –...

Podiatrist Erin’s Thoughts on Bobux

Now that we are stocking Bobux shoes at Talaria, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take them...

Introducing Bobux at Talaria..

Talaria is welcoming Bobux, a New Zealand children’s footwear brand that are highlighting the importance shoes have on correct foot...

Orthotic Misconceptions

Orthotic insoles are basically a slimline medical devise that’s discreetly inserted into your shoe to support and improve foot function....

Kids & Ingrown Nails

Ingrown toenails when not treated correctly can become such a drawn-out saga, especially with kids. It occurs when the skin...

Maximise Your Mileage

Its no secret that good runners come at a cost so looking after them and increasing their lifespan is wise....

Keep your feet healthy this winter

It’s the first day of winter and its officially time to put the thongs away! This cooler weather can have...

Work Experience at Talaria Podiatrist

Being a high school student, I had very little understanding of what I wanted to do when it came to...

A Podiatrists Perspective on Nail Salons & Sterilization

The recent news story “manicure misery” covered by channel 9 was yet another tragic story where sterilization and hygiene were...

Summer & Sandals

Summer is now in full swing and so are our thongs and sandals. Sometimes the shoes are jazzed up with...

How Podiatry Can Get Your Feet Ready For Summer

My name is Adele and I work on the front desk at the clinic. I’m always surprised by the amount...

How to tackle the Races in Heels

As Podiatrists we go on about high heels being terrible for your feet. We try to gloss over the topic...

Kristy & Simon’s Greece Holiday! PLUS some holiday shoe tips & a review of Archie’s thongs!

In late September/early October, Simon and I jetted off to Greece for a few weeks as a getaway for our...

Introducing Dr Baarini

Talaria Podiatrist of Thornbury is proud to welcome Dr Omar Baarini to our clinic. Dr Baarini is a highly skilled...

KeryFlex nail restoration

September marks the beginning of warmer longer days and after the exceptionally chilly winter Melbourne threw at us this year,...

Steps to Spring Feet!

With spring just around the corner, be prepared to knock off the winter boots and grab your favourite pair of...

Easy tips to kick start your running

Author- Julia (Podiatrist) At the end of July, I ran my first half marathon (21.1km) for the Run Melbourne event....

Shin Splints

Shin Pain Medial tibial stress syndrome, commonly known as “shin splints” or “shin pain”, is a frequently injured part of...

High vs Low Arched Feet

Flat Feet Flat feet is a term often used to describe feet that are hypermobile or roll in excessively. When...

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis is a common injury in runners and other athletes who play sports that requires lots of running mileage....

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common painful condition affecting the heel and underside of the foot. The plantar fascia is a...

Ankle Injuries

A sprained ankle occurs when your ankle ligaments are overstretched. Ankle sprains vary in their severity, from mild “twisted ankle”...

2018 Podiatry Conference

The 2018 Victorian state Podiatry conference was recently held here in Melbourne and we thought we would give a brief...

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