A podiatrist specialises in treating problems with and injuries to the feet, ankles, legs and knees, as well as optimising their function.
A podiatrist is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) after studying for a minimum of four years.
Under the registration, they can assess, diagnose and treat foot and lower limb pathologies. These problems may include:
- Skin and nail disorders like ingrown toenails, fungal infections, corns, cracked heels and more
- Complication associated with medical conditions affecting the feet like arthritis & diabetes
- Gait disorders or problems with walking, running and posture
- Muscle, tendon, ligament, joint and bone injuries – from overuse that leads to painful inflammation, tears in the muscle, fractures and inflammation of the joints
You don’t need to be in pain to see us. My FootDr clinics also work extensively with optimising sports performance, injury prevention, improving daily comfort when walking or when at work, making custom footwear to suit a variety of feet, preventing falls and improving balance and coordination, and much more. We work with a number of professional and social sports teams to help them have fantastic and injury-free seasons.
We work with all ages, including kids, adults and the elderly. We are Australia’s leading and most extensive podiatry team, and have a range of innovative treatments that we pioneered including shockwave therapy and anti-fungal laser treatment.
We care for patients under NDIS, DVA, Medicare and offer on-the-spot health insurance rebates.
At My FootDr, our podiatrists are closely aligned with other allied health practitioners, general practitioners and medical specialists. As Australia’s largest podiatry group, we are at the forefront of podiatric foot care with our innovative medical technologies and excellent patient outcomes.