Peter Foley

Peter Foley

Does your child walk with “duck feet”? They may have a Tarsal Coalition

Painful ankles, unusual stiff walking, inability to stand on outside borders of the feet?  These can all be possible signs of a tarsal coalition.  Tarsal coalitions are an infrequent but often mis-diagnosed cause of foot pain.   What are Tarsal Coalitions? Coalitions are connections between the tarsal (rearfoot) bones that are not seen in the majority of the …

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Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) What are Shin Splints? Shin splints or Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)* is one of the more commonly reported injuries in footballers, and especially in those who cross train with running. MTTS describes a condition of pain at the join between muscle and bone at the inside (medial) edge of …

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