General Podiatry

Ingrown Toenails

Are you tired of your toenails digging into your skin and causing painful infections? An ingrown toenail is a common cause of pain or discomfort on the foot and Podiatrists are specialised medical professionals who are able to offer multiple solutions for anyone who is suffering with this. How does an ingrown toenail happen? There… read more

What is a corn?

A corn is a protective thickening of skin with a defined hard centre commonly known as a core. A corn can be surrounded by thicker or inflamed skin and commonly form over a bony prominence in the foot or toes due to increased friction or pressure. Firm, dry corns which are commonly seen over the… read more

Waitakere Foot visits AirNZ

On Tuesday 27th July Waitakere Foot had the pleasure of attending the Air New Zealand Wellbeing Expo! Podiatrists Rikki and Ange, along with admin Alice spent time out of clinics to talk to Air NZ staff about their foot health and address any questions or concerns they had. Air NZ hosted a wonderful event and it… read more

Waitakere Footnote Ed. 5

Welcome back to Waitakere Footnote; the quarterly newsletter of Waitakere Foot. We have taken a few months off as we navigate this unpredictable global pandemic; but we are excited to be back to delivering footcare advice to our patients, referrers & colleagues. In light of the recent lockdowns & restrictions to our service, Podiatrist Amy… read more

Foot Care for the Elderly

Foot problems become progressively common as we age, but our feet are easily forgotten as they are not only on the other end of us but often covered by shoes and socks. Injuries and discomfort in the feet can adversely affect elderlies’ balance, mobility, and independence. Waitakere Foot Podiatrist & Aged Care Specialist Jiansi (Amy)… read more

Waitakere Foot Eastridge has moved temporarily

Waitakere Foot EASTRIDGE HAVE MOVED TEMPORARILY   Due to COVID-19 changes, Waitakere Foot Eastridge Clinic has moved temporarily. We are excited to move in with our friends at Physio Rehab Group Kohimarama at the Barfoot & Thompson Stadium inside Selwyn College Grounds.   Unfortunately, our Room at Orakei Health in Eastridge Shopping Centre has been… read more

Waitakere Footnote Ed. 4

Happy New Year from the Waitakere Foot Team! In December we released Edition 4 of Waitakere Footnote. With the summer months in full swing, we talk about Cracked Heels, a common condition many New Zealanders face. We give recommendations for foot cream to combat this, as well as some top tips on how to prevent…. read more

Waitakere Foot at Eastridge

We are very excited to announce our new podiatry clinic opening at Eastridge Shopping Centre on 26th November 2019. We are excited to bring highest quality podiatry care to Mission Bay, Orakei, Kohimarama, St Heliers, and Glendowie. Waitakere Foot Eastridge Clinic is based at the Eastridge Shopping Centre inside Orakei Health! The lead podiatrist at… read more