Bunion Pain Treatment


Bunions normally present as bumps or a swelling on the side or top of the big toe joint. People of all ages can develop bunions. See one of the Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry for treatment of your bunion pain. They will be happy to help!


Hallux Treatment


The main role of the hallux is to help the body push off and forward when you are walking. It is a common area of the foot to develop pain and discomfort. Pain can be experienced in the big joint at the base of the toe, in the smaller joint near the top of the toe, in the skin surrounding the toe and also in the toenail. The Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry are trained and experienced in the assessment and treatment of hallux concerns.


Heel Pain Treatment


Pain and stiffness in the arch or the bottom of the heel, especially after periods of rest or first thing in the morning, may indicate that you have plantar fasciitis. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Morton’s Neuroma Treatment


A Morton’s neuroma usually presents as a “burning” or “sharp” pain, commonly in the area of the ball of the foot. A Morton’s neuroma exists when the nerve(s) that run between the metatarsal bones in your foot (at the bases of the toes) becomes irritated and swollen (inflamed). Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Plantar Wart Treatment


Plantar warts (also known as verucca/verrucaes) are benign skin lesions that are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are the same as the warts that you can get on the other areas of your body, except these ones are on your feet. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Choosing a Good Shoe


The sole of the shoe needs to be stable and rigid. You should not be able to twist the sole of the shoe onto itself. Shoes should only bend at the toe. Bending in the middle of the shoe reduces its stability. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Corn and Callous Treatment


Corns and callouses are areas of dead, hard and toughened skin which can cause a great deal of discomfort and pain. This pain is a result of increased to pressure on the underlying healthy skin deeper tissues (dermis) and nerves. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Metatarsalgia Treatment


Metatarsalgia is a common overuse injury described as pain in the front part of the foot (forefoot). It is associated with increased stress over the balls of your foot (heads of your metatarsal bones). It commonly occurs in the area where the second, third and fourth toes meet the ball of the foot (the metatarsal heads). Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!