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Local podiatrists near Royston Park
Adelaide Podiatry Centres are proud to offer the highest quality foot care to the community from our two clinic locations in North Adelaide and Royston Park.
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.
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 Royston Park.
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 are responsible for treating patients of all ages, from children to the elderly, who have a range of medical conditions, including diabetes, sports injuries, and arthritis. Their work is vital in helping people maintain their independence, mobility, and overall quality of life. By providing tailored care, advice, and treatment, podiatrists can prevent further complications and promote the overall health and well-being of their patients.
What Can I Expect at my First Podiatry Appointment?
When you first see a podiatrist, they will conduct a comprehensive examination of your foot and ankle, including a gait analysis and a review of your medical history. Based on your symptoms and evaluation, our podiatrists will develop a customised treatment plan that incorporates advanced techniques like orthotics, dry needling, shockwave therapy, and rehabilitation exercise programs to meet your unique 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 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?
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?
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 policies provide coverage for podiatry services. It is crucial to check with your insurance provider to understand any limitations or requirements 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?
Like any medical treatment, there may be some risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment, but these can be minimised through careful evaluation and appropriate treatment planning.
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