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Common Conditions

B. Skin & Nail Conditions:
Corns & calluses


Athlete's foot, aka tinea pedis

Onychocryptosis, aka ingrown toe nails

 Onychomycosis, aka fungal nails

 Thick toe nails (there are many conditions ranging from the benign to seriously life threatening that can manifest in thickened nails. Some conditions will be referred to specialist doctors)

 Diabetic wounds (some patients will be advised to seek specialist treatment at adiabetes clinic in a hospital or local area health high-risk foot clinic, depending on their risk status)

3. Children & Adolescent’s Conditions:  

  • Growing pains
  • Tarsal coalitions
  • Sever’s syndrome
  • Osgood-Schlatter’s Syndrome
  • Gait concerns: in-toed or out-toed
  • Freiberg’s infarction, aka Freiberg’s infraction
  • Knocked knees, aka genu valgum. Bow legs, aka genu varum

1. General Wear & Tear Conditions:

  • Plantar fasciitis, aka Heel Spur Syndrome, aka heel pain
  • Heel fat pad contusion/injury/pain aka Policeman’s heel
  • Toe deformities
  • Arthritis in joints of feet
  • Generalised pain due to flat feet
  • Tibialis posterior dysfunction, aka Adult acquired Flat Foot Syndrome
  • Morten’sNeuroma, aka  interdigital perineural fibroma (more accurate name)
A. Musculo-skeletal Conditions:

This is a list of conditions that Family & Sports Podiatry addresses frequently. It is by no means exhaustive but can be used as a general guide. Self-diagnosis is a serious issue that patients must avoid. Visitors to this website are reminded that any information here is for general knowledge only and cannot, & must not, be used for self-diagnosis & treatment.

2. Sporting Injuries:
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (example, shin splint)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, aka Runner’s knee
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Ankle sprains