Treatment of nail disorders, fungal nails, corns and callus, warts, tinea, smelly feet and blisters
Diabetes Foot Care & Assessment
Diabetes can affect the feet by causing nerve damage and reducing circulation. We provide education, assessment and treatment to monitor and manage the effects of diabetes on the feet.
Conservative therapy and advice on cutting techniques to avoid ingrown toenails. If nail shape makes the nails prone to ingrowning, we offer nail surgery as a permement solution
We provide wound care for ulcers on the feet to optimize healing and care plans to prevent reoccurance of the lesions.
Many sporting injuries occur within the foot and lower limb. Podiatric treatment aims to quickly resolve persistent sporting injuries through advice on appropriate footwear, training regimes and orthotic devices if necessary.
The following conditions may require such an assessment and consequent treatment with foot orthoses.
- Heel and ankle pain
- Arch pain and heel spurs
- Achilles, shin and knee pain
- Stress Fractures
- Gait abnormalities and foot deformities
- Flat feet
Myofascial Dry Needling
An effective technique that can be used to reduce pain and increase flexibility in muscles. This is achieved by inserting acupuncture needles in 'knots', otherwise known as trigger points.
Mobilisation & Exercise
Sometimes the joints in the feet become jammed and restricted, which is a common source of pain. Mobilsation and prescribed exercises are effective methods to enable the joints to move more freely and in most cases, relieve the pain.
Footwear changes can make a significant difference to your comfort and may prevent ongoing foot problems, we advise you on the most appropriate shoe for your foot type.
No referral is required to see a podiatrist unless:
You are a Department of Veteran’s Affairs Gold care holder (or eligible white care holder)
Or Referred under the Enhanced Primary Care Plan (Medicare) for people with chronic illnesses