Incorrectly Fitted Shoes

Incorrectly Fitted Shoes -

How do you know if your shoes fit correctly? Is there enough space between your longest toe and the end of the shoe? Ideally there should be around 1.5cm. Your big toe may not always be your longest toe! This will prevent damage to nails & toes. Do your shoes give you painful feet? They […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis -

Plantar Fasciitis, often referred to as heel spurs, involves a band of connective tissue (like a tendon) that runs from the bottom of your heel bone to the bottom of your forefoot bones that can become overloaded and inflamed. The role of your plantar fascia is to maintain your arch height whilst walking, so when […]

National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week -

The feet are often a lower priority when people are managing their diabetes. Diabetes is linked to various foot problems, and these foot problems can be prevented with the right awareness and management of foot health.  Diabetes affects the microvascular blood vessels (small vessels) which may lower the amount of blood flow to your feet. […]

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails -

An ingrown toenail is a common condition where the side of the nail is protruding into the skin or nail bed causing pain and inflammation to your toe. If left untreated, the condition can worsen, become painful to walk and become infected. Some causes of ingrown toenails are: Poorly Fitted Shoes Sweaty Feet Trauma to […]

Find us at Thornton Healthcare Complex!

Find us at Thornton Healthcare Complex! -

Our clinic is housed within the Thornton Healthcare Complex which is located behind 7/11 and Mortels at the end of the freeway. There are over 80 car parks for the complex with easy ground floor access to our clinic. Our clinic is located in Suite 7, with a bright and spacious waiting room and toilet […]

Keeping your feet healthy this winter

Keeping your feet healthy this winter -

With the start of the winter season, it is as important as ever to look after your feet. If you are heading away on holidays, ensure that your feet are prepared for the activities planned. Wear the right shoes for the activity: Protect your feet from calluses, blisters and ankle injury with the right shoes […]

Children’s Foot Assessments

Family Pivot Podiatry - Thornton Podiatrist

If you have noticed any problems with your children’s feet lately, we are here to help. We are offering 20% OFF for the Easter School Holiday Period. Some yellow flags for considering a podiatrists opinion for your child are; prone to falling both in normal walking and in any of their sporting activities, changes in […]

Pivot Podiatry is open and at your service

Pivot Podiatry is open and at your service

Suite 7, 2 Poynton Place, Thornton, 2322 Ph: (02) 4089 1118 We’re now open & taking new patients! At Pivot Podiatry we are passionate about providing service that exceeds our patient’s expectations. Our mission is to provide professional and personalized care in a warm and welcoming environment. Our clinic is set up with HICAPS and […]

Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom Foot Orthotics Pivot Podiatry - Thornton Podiatrist

Pivot Podiatry Custom Foot Orthotics Personalised Process In the beginning, our podiatrist will take thorough notes on your symptom history and provide you with a diagnosis. We can incorporate a plethora of resources to enhance our understanding of your symptoms, including; posture and gait analysis, range of motion examinations, medical imaging (ultasound, MRI, X-ray, bone […]