Common treatment areas within podiatry include:

 

Injuries and Pain

  • Sprains and Stress Fractures
  • Persistent Heel Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes

Biomechanical

  • Orthotics
  • Sports Podiatry
  • Children’s Development
    • Toes Pointing Inward or Outward
    • Standing or Walking on Tip Toe
    • Growing Pains
  • Club Foot

Chronic Conditions

  • High Risk Foot Concerns (related to diabetes)
    • Numbness or Pins and Needles
    • Poor Circulation (pooling of fluid around the foot and ankle)
    • Infectious and Poor Wound Healing
  • Arthritis
    • Gout
  • General Joint Pain

Toenails

  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Thickened Nails
  • Trauma
  • Infections

Skin

  • Blisters
  • Calluses
  • Warts
  • Corns
  • Tinea and other Fungal Infectons
  • Cracked Heels
  • Chilblains

Source: Australia Podiatry Association

 

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