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Local podiatrists near St Peters
Our podiatry clinics in North Adelaide and St Peters are committed to delivering exceptional foot care to the community.
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 St Peters.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is an essential field of allied health that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions related to the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. Podiatrists, commonly known as foot doctors, are highly trained healthcare professionals who use a combination of techniques, including medical, surgical, and rehabilitative, to address foot and ankle problems.
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?
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?
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 offers solutions to a range of issues related to the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. Podiatrists regularly treat common conditions like plantar fasciitis, bunions, ingrown toenails, hammer toe, flat feet, heel spurs, Achilles tendonitis, and shin splints. They also provide care for diabetic patients to help prevent and manage diabetic foot complications like neuropathy, ulceration, and infection. Additionally, podiatrists offer treatment for skin and nail disorders, such as fungal infections, warts, corns, and calluses. Regardless of the foot or ankle problem you may be experiencing, 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?
During your first visit to a podiatrist, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation of your foot and ankle health, including a medical history review, physical examination, and any necessary diagnostic tests.
Do I need a referral from my doctor to see a podiatrist?
No, you do not need a GP referral to see us. Book your appointment online or give us a call!
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?
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?
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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