The meaning of ‘podiatry’ is the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases, injuries, defects and pain related to the foot, ankle and lower limb.
At PridePlus Health, our trained team of podiatrists will assess and provide the most effective solution for your problematic area, as well as options to receive customized orthotics for your feet, physiotherapy and/or exercise physiology, depending on the results of your podiatry assessment.
Podiatrists are professionals who are trained to treat issues that affect the foot and issues that the foot affects. This means that podiatrists treat feet, as well as conditions that affect the lower limbs including the ankle, knee and hip.
Podiatrists like PridePlus generally provide health services for:
- Foot Pain
- Heel Pain
- Kids Feet
- Custom made Orthotic insoles
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Diabetic foot examinations
- Sports injuries
- Dry needling
- Ingrown toenails
- Corns and calluses
- Prolotherapy injections
- Exercise physiology and many more
In Australia, Podiatrists are allied health professionals who have completed a Bachelor or Masters Degree and are registered by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Podiatrists are the foremost experts in treating the foot and ankle.