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Local podiatrists near Ovingham
Our podiatry clinics in North Adelaide and Ovingham are committed to delivering exceptional foot care to the community.
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.
At our clinics, we understand that your future is important at any age and that being pain-free is essential to enjoying life. That’s why we take the time to listen to your story, conduct a detailed assessment, and develop a personalised treatment plan that targets the underlying cause of your issue. We utilise cutting-edge technology to achieve the best results without resorting to surgery or costly treatment options.
We service local communities throughout Adelaide including Ovingham.
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?
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 an essential part of healthcare that focuses on a range of foot, ankle, and lower limb issues. Podiatrists commonly treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis, bunions, ingrown toenails, hammer toe, flat feet, heel spurs, Achilles tendonitis, and shin splints. Additionally, they provide care for diabetic patients to prevent and manage diabetic foot complications like neuropathy, ulceration, and infection. Podiatrists are also equipped to handle a variety of skin and nail conditions, including fungal infections, warts, corns, and calluses. A podiatrist can provide personalised care and treatment options to help you recover and regain your mobility.
When should I see a podiatrist?
If you’re experiencing pain, discomfort, or any issues with your feet or ankles, including skin and nail problems, sports injuries or structural problems, it’s important to seek the assistance of 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 review of your medical history, 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?
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 can help diagnose and treat sports injuries related to the feet and ankles and can provide rehabilitation and preventive care to help athletes avoid future injuries.
Are there any risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment?
As with any medical procedure, there may be some risks or complications associated with podiatry, but these can be reduced through thorough evaluation and appropriate treatment planning.
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