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Local podiatrists near Parkside
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 Parkside.
At Adelaide Podiatry Clinics, we strive to take a holistic approach to treating your current foot and leg conditions and injuries with our team of experienced podiatrists.
We believe that your future matters, no matter your age, and that you should be able to do what you love without pain. Our approach involves listening to your unique story, performing a thorough assessment, and creating a tailored treatment plan that addresses the root cause of your issue rather than just the symptoms. We leverage the latest technology to achieve optimal success rates without requiring surgery or expensive plans.
We service local communities throughout Adelaide including Parkside.
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?
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?
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?
During your first consultation with a podiatrist, you will undergo 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?
A referral from your GP is not necessary to see us. You can easily book your appointment online or by contacting 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 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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