General Podiatry involves the assessment and management of a wide variety of skin and nail problems including corns, callous, warts, tinea, blisters, ingrown toe nails and fungal toe nails.
Skin and nail problems can affect the way you walk as you may compensate and put pressure on your knees, hips and other parts of the body.
The role of Podiatry is to maintain and improve patient mobility, to alleviate foot pain, provide health education and thereby improving one’s quality of life. A Podiatrist provides care to a diverse range of patients and can specialise in the following areas:
- Diabetic Care
- Sport Injuries
- Paediatric or Geriatric Podiatry
- Biomechanical and Gait Analysis
- Ingrown Toe Nail Surgery
- Corns/Callous/Plantar Warts