What is Podiatry?
Podiatrists are health professionals trained to deal exclusively with the foot and lower limb. The feet are a very complex part of the body, and allow you to perform vital functions and activities, so they should not be neglected. If you have pain or problems with your feet, a Podiatrist is the best health professional to assist you.
What do our Podiatrists treat and manage?
Health First Group’s expert podiatrists can treat a broad range of foot conditions in people of all ages, including:
- Cracked heels
- Corns and calluses
- Ingrown toenails
- Hammer toes
- Fungal nails
- Smelly feet
- Foot and nail infections
- Heel spurs
We can also provide expert help with:
- Custom orthotics (foot braces and insoles)
- Footwear recommendations
- Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
- Achilles tendinopathy
- Foot and ankle pain
- Sports injuries
- Flexible casts
- Walking patterns
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Knee pain
- Shin splints
- Diabetic related complications
- Artery (blood flow) disease
When should I see a Podiatrist?
It’s a great idea to get your feet checked by your podiatrist even if you have healthy feet. This can help prevent foot, toe, and nail problems. You can also learn what to look out for and what shoes and insoles are best for your feet.
Our expert Podiatrists are foot specialists who have spent years of study and training to help keep your feet healthy.