Podiatry specialises in the diagnosis and management of foot disorders and injuries associated with foot and lower limb function.
The podiatrists at OPSMC focus on walking and running assessment using video analysis to investigate posture and lower limb function. They have a particular interest in the effect of footwear on the load and function of the lower limb.
- Assessment and treatment of foot and ankle disorders, including skin and nail conditions (blisters, callous, ingrown toenails)
- Assessment of mechanical causes of lower limb pain
- Prescription of corrective foot orthoses for lower limb realignment
- Advice and modification of running shoes, football boots and other sporting footwear.
Our podiatrists have particular interest in the treatment of lower limb, foot and ankle injuries including:
- shin pain
- knee pain
- stress fractures
- heel pain
- achilles tendon injury.
A referral is not required for a podiatry consultation.
Our podiatrists are members of the Australian Podiatry Association and the Australian Podiatry Council.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 17:56