National Foot Health Week 2018

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By Senior Podiatrist Michael Johnston

A staggering 48% of Australians have experienced heel or arch pain in the last 12 months but 56% of us don’t know what a Podiatrist does.¬†
Podiatrists are specialists in the foot and lower limb so can treat foot, ankle, knee and hip pain. 
Here are some of the most common issues we manage;

  • Heel pain – Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles injuries
  • Shin Splints
  • Ankle injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Bunions
  • Ingrown and fungal infection of toenails
  • Corns, callus and verrucas

And here are some of the things we can do to fix you;

  • Custom orthotics
  • Shock wave therapy
  • Strapping
  • Dry Needling
  • Surgery¬†
  • Gait re-training
  • Footwear advice

As part of Foot Health Week we are offering 15 minute Walking/Running assessments with video analysis at our Melbourne clinics for the rest of October.

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