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Local podiatrists near Collinswood
Adelaide Podiatry Centres are proud to offer the highest quality foot care to the community from our two clinic locations in North Adelaide and Collinswood.
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.
Your future is important, and we want to help you achieve a pain-free life. We believe in taking the time to understand your unique story, conducting a comprehensive assessment, and developing a personalised treatment plan that treats the root cause of your issue rather than just the symptoms. Our use of advanced technology ensures the best possible success rates without the need for surgery or costly plans.
We service local communities throughout Adelaide including Collinswood.
What is Podiatry?
Foot health is vital, and that’s where podiatry comes in. Podiatrists, or foot doctors, are highly skilled healthcare professionals in the field of allied health who work towards the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the feet, ankles, and lower limbs, using a range of methods from medical to surgical and rehabilitative techniques.
Podiatrists work with patients of all ages, from kids to the elderly, providing care for a diverse range of medical conditions including diabetes, sports injuries and arthritis. Their work is crucial in assisting individuals in maintaining their mobility, independence, and overall well-being. With personalised care and treatment, podiatrists can help prevent further complications and enhance the health and quality of life of their patients.
What Can I Expect at my First Podiatry Appointment?
During your first visit with a podiatrist, a comprehensive evaluation of your foot and ankle, as well as a gait analysis and review of medical history, will be conducted. Based on these assessments and your symptoms, our podiatrists will develop a personalised treatment plan for you that includes cutting-edge techniques such as gait analysis, orthotics, dry needling, shockwave therapy, and rehabilitation exercise programs to meet your specific needs.
What Conditions Can Podiatry Help With?
Podiatry can assist with a wide variety of issues related to the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. Some of the most common conditions treated by podiatrists include plantar fasciitis, bunions, ingrown toenails, hammer toe, flat feet, heel spurs, Achilles tendonitis, and shin splints.
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 are experiencing pain, discomfort, or any issues with your feet or ankles, including skin and nail problems, sports injuries or structural problems, it’s recommended that you see a podiatrist for care and treatment.
What can I expect during my first visit to a podiatrist?
During your first visit to a podiatrist, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation of your foot and ankle health, including a medical history review, physical examination, and any necessary diagnostic tests.
Do I need a referral from my doctor to see a podiatrist?
You do not need a referral from your GP to see us. Book your appointment online or give us a call to get started!
Will my health insurance cover podiatry services?
Several health insurance plans include coverage for podiatry services. However, it is important to check with your insurance provider to determine any restrictions or prerequisites for coverage.
Can podiatry help with sports injuries?
Podiatrists are skilled at diagnosing and treating sports injuries that affect the feet and ankles, and they also provide preventive care and rehabilitation services to help athletes avoid future injuries. If you’re experiencing a sports-related foot or ankle injury, schedule an appointment with a podiatrist today.
Are there any risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment?
While podiatry treatment may involve some risks or complications, these can be minimised through careful evaluation and appropriate treatment planning.
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