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Local podiatrists near Norwood
Adelaide Podiatry Centres are committed to delivering the best foot care to the community from our two clinic locations in North Adelaide and Norwood.
At Adelaide Podiatry Clinics we aim to provide a holistic approach to treatment for your current foot and leg conditions and injuries with our experienced team of podiatrists.
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 Norwood.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is a crucial field of allied health that centres around the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions affecting the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. Podiatrists, also known as foot doctors, are skilled healthcare practitioners who use a range of approaches – from medical to surgical and rehabilitative – to manage foot and ankle issues.
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?
At your first appointment with a podiatrist, we will conduct a thorough evaluation of your foot and ankle, including a gait analysis and a review of your medical history. Based on your symptoms and examination results, our podiatrists will create a personalised treatment plan for you that utilises advanced techniques such as gait analysis, orthotics, dry needling, shockwave therapy, and rehabilitation exercise programs to address your individual needs.
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?
Whether you’re dealing with pain, discomfort, or any issues related to your feet or ankles, including skin and nail problems, sports injuries, or structural problems, it’s advisable to visit a podiatrist for personalised care and treatment.
What can I expect during my first visit to a podiatrist?
At your first appointment with a podiatrist, you can expect a detailed evaluation of your foot and ankle health, which includes a review of your medical history, a physical examination, and any required 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?
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?
If you’ve suffered a sports-related foot or ankle injury, podiatrists are equipped to diagnose and treat your condition. They can also provide preventive care and rehabilitation services to help athletes avoid future injuries. Don’t let foot or ankle pain hold you back from performing at your best – book an appointment with one of our podiatrists today.
Are there any risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment?
Podiatry treatment, like any medical procedure, may involve risks or complications, but these can be minimised through careful evaluation and appropriate treatment planning.
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