What is Podiatry?
Podiatrists are health professionals who assess, diagnose and treat feet and foot related problems. The scope of podiatry ranges from the treatment of minor problems to the prescription of and advice regarding orthotics for more complex structural foot problems. As providers of comprehensive foot care, Podiatrist’s play an important role in the maintenance of mobility and independence for all members in the community.
What do Podiatrists treat?
See and Integrated Health Podiatrist for:
- Toe-nails, corns and callouses
- Arthritis in the feet, ankles and lower limb
- Heel and ankle pain
- Sports related injuries including ‘shin splints’ calf and knee pain
- Diabetic foot care
- Children’s foot care including flat feet and growth related pain
- Ingrown toenail surgery