Trusted information about foot care from leading Australian health organisations, including links to fungal foot infections and diabetes and foot care.
Fungal skin diseases
Trusted information about fungal skin diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to ringworm of the body and foot care.
Hand, foot and mouth disease prevention
The best way to prevent hand, foot and mouth disease from spreading is to practise good hygiene.
Hand, foot and mouth disease treatment
There is no treatment to kill the coxsackievirus that causes hand, foot and mouth disease. The symptoms usually clear up in 7 to 10 days.
Hand, foot and mouth disease diagnosis
Your doctor can usually diagnose hand, foot and mouth disease based on age, symptoms and the appearance of sores. Laboratory tests, such as blood tests, are not usually needed.
Caring for children's feet starts from birth. Find out more about how to look after your child's feet and how to keep them in tiptop condition.
What is a podiatrist?
Podiatrists are experts in foot and ankle health. They can help to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions. Learn more about what a podiatrist does and how to find one.
Information about tinea treatments, self-care for fungal infections, athletes foot and jock itch.
Types of respite
Trusted information about different types of respite care for people and their carers, including day respite, overnight respite, community respite and emergency respite.
Leg pain treatments
Treatment for leg pain depends on the cause. Leg pain can often be treated at home, but if pain is sudden, severe, or persistent, or if there are other symptoms, medical attention may be necessary.