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Local podiatrists near St Georges

Adelaide Podiatry Centres are proud to offer the highest quality foot care to the community from our two clinic locations in North Adelaide and St Georges. 

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. 

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 St Georges. 

 

Podiatry St Georges

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 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. 

Podiatrist St Georges

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 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. 

 

Local Podiatry St Georges

FAQs

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?

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 don’t need a referral from your GP to see us – simply book your appointment online or get in touch with us directly! 

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?

Podiatrists are experienced in diagnosing and treating sports injuries that affect the feet and ankles, and they can also provide preventive care and rehabilitation services to help athletes avoid future injuries. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, a podiatrist can help you recover from a sports-related injury and get back to the activities you love. 

Are there any risks or complications associated with podiatry treatment?

As with any medical treatment, there may be risks or complications associated with podiatry, but these can be minimised through careful evaluation and appropriate treatment planning. 

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