What is podiatry?

Podiatry is the treatment of foot and ankle disorders. It uses an evidence-based approach that promotes good foot health to help sustain mobility and reduce pain.

What is a podiatrist?

A podiatrist is a healthcare professional dedicated to maintaining the health of your feet and lower limbs, ensuring you lead an active and pain-free life. They specialise in diagnosing, treating and educating patients on a variety of foot and ankle issues.

Types of podiatry services

At Parkway Rehab, our podiatrists are well-equipped to address:

Nail and foot health

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Corns
  • Calluses
  • Verruca pedis (plantar warts)

Additionally, we also provide treatment for wounds and give guidance on issues stemming from reduced foot sensation and circulatory problems.

Foot, ankle and knee pain

Our podiatrists can treat pain in the feet, ankles, and knees that may be preventing you from enjoying your daily activities. They will check your muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments, as well as misalignments of the foot.

Children's foot problems

Many children experience persistent pain in their legs and feet and excessive tiredness. They may be walking with their toes pointing outwards or inwards or walking on tiptoes. They can also help to treat children’s ingrown nails and verruca pedis.

At Parkway Rehab, we also offer specialised treatments and therapies such as:

Orthotics and insoles

Orthotics reduce stress on the body by enhancing the function of the feet and lower limbs. They are designed as inserts for shoes. Our podiatrists use both 3D custom and pre-fabricated orthotics to treat a wide range of conditions.

Shockwave therapy

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy treatment (ESWT) is a clinically proven treatment used to treat chronic plantar fasciitis and tendon disorders.

Gait analysis

A video-assisted gait analysis is used to effectively identify underlying biomechanical abnormalities in your gait cycle when you walk and run. This allows podiatrists to help runners optimise their efficiency and economy.

Diabetic footcare

It is especially important to have foot-related problems dealt with quickly for people with diabetes. Our podiatrists conduct foot screening, which is clinically proven to reduce the risk of diabetic foot complications.

Why do you need podiatry?

The list below outlines some of the conditions commonly treated by podiatrists:

  • Ankle strains and sprains
  • Painful pes planus/flat foot
  • Toeing in or out
  • Painful pes cavus/high arch foot
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Ligament issues
  • Plantar plate ruptures
  • Bunions
  • Toe deformities
  • Arthritic conditions of the foot, ankle and knee
  • Painful knock knees or bowed legs
  • Runner's knee
  • Knee sprains and strains
  • Osgood-Shalatter disease
  • Knee tendonitis
  • Meniscus injuries
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