-Orthopaedics

Knee Injuries? A Runners Guide to Recovery

Pounding the pavement proved more of a health hazard than benefit? At the risk of sounding like a negative Nanna, looking after your injuries shouldn’t be an afterthought – it should be a priority. Mr Andrew Chia, specialist orthopaedic surgeon with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, says knee injuries are [...]

2019-07-01T03:05:05+00:00Orthopaedics|

5 things everyone should know about ageing

We’re all for embracing our age and loving the ageing process; they’re called the golden years for a reason. But alas, ageing and degeneration can cause a range of conditions and diseases, including a host that affect our bones, muscles and joint health. Left untreated, these can lead to discomfort, [...]

2019-06-17T02:05:32+00:00Orthopaedics|

How your shoes could be damaging your feet

‘Those high heels/thongs/flats/wedges will ruin your feet!’ Sound familiar? Yep, we’ve all heard the warnings about ill-fitting shoes and the damage they can cause (often from our own mothers!). But for many of us, the temptation of fashions’ latest leather and mesh pumps, wedge heel sneakers or satin pointy toe [...]

2019-03-04T23:43:41+00:00Orthopaedics|

Four tips on taking care of your feet

Your feet are a hugely important part of your body but it’s easy to forget to look after them. We asked orthopaedic surgeon Mr Harvinder Bedi for his tips on caring for your hard-working feet. Match your footwear to your activity When you’re playing sport or training, it’s vital to [...]

2019-03-04T02:18:52+00:00Orthopaedics|