Treatment and Care for the whole family

Foot Ankle and Gait related disorders


Joanne Lane & Norma Hughes

Joanne and Norma studied Podiatry together at Curtin University and graduated together in 1991.

Call 9399 2344

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Our Location: 51 Church Ave, Armadale WA 6112

Archies Arch Support Thongs

Armadale Podiatry Clinic is a stockist of Archies Arch Support Thongs which is great news for your feet Hot weather is coming and the possibility of long walks along your favourite beach or lazing by the pool for the holiday season is only a tempting day dream away....

Corns and Calluses

Our feet play an important role in keeping us mobile. When we walk, stand and run, our feet can carry the burden of up to four times our body weight as well as bearing the various pressures of movement and constraints of our footwear. Sometimes pressure placed on the...

School Shoe Dilemmas

When It’s time for a visit to the shoe shop to get new shoes for the start of the school year. Before you go, remember these facts: Children spend around 1500 hours a year in their school shoes so its very important to provide them with a shoe that is both supportive...

Beach Holiday Blues

Did you spend a wonderful couple of weeks with your family at the beach over the holidays? Long days spent walking along the beach, swimming, surfing and maybe even water-skiing or kite surfing? Happy memories now that you are back at work or school, but are you...

Watch Out For Ticks

I had an unusual visitor to the clinic today when a patient took off his shoes and i noticed something attached to his foot. On closer inspection, I was surprised to see a rather large tick! The patient lived up in the hills surrounding Armadale and was doing some...

Heel Pain Plantar Fasciitis

Heel pain is one of the most common conditions treated by podiatrists. The greatest incidence of heel pain is seen in middle aged men and women. It is often seen in those who start a new type of exercise or who participate in regular sporting activities at a higher...

Over the counter corn ointments

Are they better or worse? Over the counter remedies such as corn ointments or plasters generally only treat the symptoms not the actual problem and its cause. Also they can easily damage the healthy skin surrounding the corn if not used properly which may lead to...

Arch Support

The best way to support the arch of the foot is by using orthoses which are shoe inserts designed to support, align or improve the function of the foot. They are commonly referred to as ‘orthotics’ and fit inside your shoes. There are many different types of orthoses....

Causes of heel pain

Causes of heel pain include: Excessive pronation or “rolling in” of the feet whilst standing, walking and running. Usually this is also associated with incorrect or poorly supportive footwear. Bursitis or “inflamed fluid filled sack at the back of the calcaneus or...

Growing Feet

Development of Children’s Feet

Children’s feet differ from those of adults, as they are not yet fully formed.

At 6 months of age the foot is still mostly cartilage and doesn’t fully mature or stop growing until we turn 18

Working Feet

Depending on the type of work you do, your feet may be subjected to long periods of standing, lifting heavy loads, climbing up and down ladders or even jumping off equipment like trucks in a daily basis. This may lead to foot problems such as calluses, corns, strains, fractures, plantar fasciitis and more

Aging Feet

Did you know that the average person takes around 7500 steps a day and that by the time they are 80 years of age, they have walked the equivalent of 5 times around the earth along the equator? It’s no wonder then that we often get more foot problems as we get older


Did you know?

  • The human adult foot has 26 bones, 19 muscles, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and over 250,000 sweat glands.
  • According to Diabetes Australia , every year over 4400 Australians lose toes, a foot or lower limb because of Diabetes related complications.
  • At birth a baby’s foot has just 22 bones where an adult foot has 26 bones
  • By the time a child is 8 years old, they will have walked 11,500km’s.
  • By the time an adult is 80 years old, they will have walked over 200,000 klms.
  • The skin on the soles of your feet is the thickest on your body.
  • Toenails grow about 1mm a day, taking 5-6 months to grow an entirely new nail.
  • More than 70% of all people will have painful feet at some time in their life.

Foot pain should be assessed by a professional. Appointments Call 9399 2344




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