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Local podiatrists near Bowden
At Adelaide Podiatry Centres, we are dedicated to providing the community with the best foot care possible, with two clinic locations in North Adelaide and Bowden.
Our team of experienced podiatrists at Adelaide Podiatry Clinics is dedicated to providing a holistic approach to treating your foot and leg conditions and injuries.
No matter your age, we believe that your future is worth investing in. That’s why we prioritise listening to your unique story, conducting a thorough assessment, and creating a tailored treatment plan that addresses the underlying cause of your issue. Our use of cutting-edge technology helps us achieve the best possible outcomes without the need for surgery or expensive treatments.
We service local communities throughout Adelaide including Bowden.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is an important area of allied health that is focused on diagnosing, treating, and preventing conditions of the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. Foot doctors, also known as podiatrists, are highly qualified healthcare professionals who use a variety of methods, including medical, surgical, and rehabilitative techniques, to address foot and ankle problems.
Podiatrists work with patients of all ages, from children to the elderly, and provide care for individuals with a wide range of medical conditions, such as diabetes, sports injuries, and arthritis. They play an important role in helping people maintain their mobility, independence, and overall quality of life. By providing tailored care, advice, and treatment, podiatrists can help prevent further complications and improve the overall health and well-being of their patients.
What Can I Expect at my First Podiatry Appointment?
Our podiatrists conduct a thorough evaluation of your foot and ankle, as well as a gait analysis and review of your medical history, during your initial consultation. By evaluating your symptoms, ankle, and foot, our podiatrists can create a customised treatment plan for you that includes advanced techniques like gait analysis, orthotics, dry needling, shockwave therapy, and rehabilitation exercise programs.
What Conditions Can Podiatry Help With?
Podiatrists also provide care for diabetic patients, helping to prevent and manage diabetic foot complications such as neuropathy, ulceration, and infection. In addition to these conditions, podiatrists can help with a range of skin and nail disorders, including fungal infections, warts, corns, and calluses. No matter what type of foot or ankle problem you may be experiencing, a podiatrist can provide individualised care and personalised treatment options to help you get back on your feet.
Podiatry is a field of allied health that addresses a range of foot, ankle, and lower limb issues. Common conditions treated by podiatrists include plantar fasciitis, bunions, ingrown toenails, hammer toe, flat feet, heel spurs, Achilles tendonitis, and shin splints. Podiatrists also provide care for diabetic patients to manage diabetic foot complications like neuropathy, ulceration, and infection. Podiatrists are equipped to handle a variety of skin and nail conditions, including fungal infections, warts, corns, and calluses. No matter what foot or ankle issue you may have, a podiatrist can provide personalised care and treatment options to help you recover.
When should I see a podiatrist?
If you’re experiencing any pain, discomfort, or issues with your feet or ankles, such as skin and nail problems, sports injuries, or structural problems, it’s best to seek out a podiatrist for customised care and treatment.
What can I expect during my first visit to a podiatrist?
Your initial appointment with a podiatrist will include a thorough assessment of your foot and ankle health, which involves a review of your medical history, a physical examination, and any necessary diagnostic tests.
Do I need a referral from my doctor to see a podiatrist?
No, you do not require a referral from your GP to schedule an appointment with us. Simply book your appointment online or contact us directly!
Will my health insurance cover podiatry services?
Many health insurance plans cover podiatry services, but it is important to check with your provider to understand any coverage limitations or requirements.
Can podiatry help with sports injuries?
Sports-related foot and ankle injuries can be diagnosed and treated by podiatrists, who are also equipped to provide preventive care and rehabilitation services to help athletes avoid future injuries.
Are there any risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment?
As with any medical treatment, there may be risks or complications associated with podiatry, but these can be minimised through careful evaluation and appropriate treatment planning.
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