Our centres provide the full scope of clinical podiatry including comprehensive foot assessments, various treatments and surgery.
The NQ Foot and Ankle Centre is housed in a custom built Sports Medicine Centre in the heart of Thuringowa. While our focus is on the treatment of sports related injuries to the lower limb, we offer a full range of Podiatry services for the entire family. We have also forged a strong working relationship with other health professionals located in the centre, including physiotherapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, sports doctors and dietitians.
Our Podiatrists are committed to continuing education, and our patients can be assured of receiving the most up to date, scientifically based treatments possible. Our contemporary, state of the art facilities allow a full range of comprehensive examinations to be undertaken, which is essential for an accurate diagnosis and successful treatment outcome.
If you hold a DVA gold card, you may be eligible for a number of fully subsidised podiatry services - and it all starts with a foot health assessment. If you’ve yet to take advantage of this service - or you have no idea how podiatry can help you, we’ve outlined everything you need to know about your foot health and My FootDr below.
It’s Australian Tradies National Health Month and to help support tradie health and encourage a healthy workplace through injury prevention management, our podiatrists are talking about your work boots!
The shoes you wear every day become the ground you walk on and can influence your risk of injury and pain. We’ve put together this safety boot fitting guide to help you use your work boots to not only protect your feet from hazards - but also keep you moving well and feeling great on your feet.
Tradies - you feel exhausted at the end of your workday, and we get it. Many of you spend a large portion of your day on your feet, moving around, climbing stairs or ladders, operating machinery and generally tiring your body.
Every step you take can result in significant forces passing through your feet and legs - like a load of up to three times your body weight on your knees. So, it’s no surprise that there are approximately 190 serious workers’ compensation claims made every day - an incidence rate of three times higher than any other occupation.