what does a podiatrist actually do, AND WHAT DO WE TREAT?

THERE ARE MANY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS OUT THERE WHO TREAT FEET. BUT PODIATRISTS THE ONLY FOOT CARE EXPERTS. DID YOU KNOW WE SPEND 4 YEARS STUDYING TO BE A PODIATRIST? PRETTY COMPLEX THINGS FEET…..

THE SAME NUMBER OF BONES AS THE ENTIRE SPINE? THAT MAKES THE FEET PRETTY IMPORTANT, DOESN’T IT?

When it comes to looking after your health, it’s easy to forget about your feet. But given you could walk about 128,000 km in your lifetime, healthy feet are an important part of your overall wellbeing. Foot problems can have a huge impact on your quality of life. If they occur, podiatrists can help.

Podiatrists are the foot experts. Anything that affects the feet, your Podiatrist can treat, or give advice on. Podiatrists are also the gait experts. We watch people walk for a living, analysing the biomechanics of the foot, ankle, leg and hip specifically, but with an appreciation for the effect these parts have on the overall body

THE TEAM AT FOOTPATH PODIATRY CAN ASSIST YOU WITH:

  • SPORTS PODIATRY TREATMENTS FOR SOFT ISSUE INJURIES , LEG PAIN AND FOOT PAIN

  • FULL BIO-MECHANICAL ANALYSIS INCLUDING GAIT, JOINT AND MUSCLE ASSESSMENTS

  • DIABETES ASSESSMENTS AND TREATMENTS

  • CLINICAL PODIATRY TREATMENTS FOR ISSUES SUCH AS CALLOUS, CORNS, WARTS AND INGROWN TOENAILS

  • BALANCE AND FALLS PREVENTION 

  • CORRECT FOOTWEAR CHOICES

  • EDUCATE ON GOOD FOOT HEALTH

If you would like to read about the common conditions we treat, click HERE

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