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What is Podiatry at The Physio Movement Townsville?

Posted on: Aug 16th, 2017 by The Physio Movement | Categories: Sports Medicine & Nutrition

 

 

Podiatry is the newest area of Allied Health to join The Physio Movement Townsville and is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of medical conditions and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower limb. 

 

A foot that does not function properly puts excessive strain on bones, ligaments and muscles, ultimately leading to pain and discomfort.

At The Physio Movement we have the ability to analyse the foot and leg and we assess each client in standing, walking and running using specialised gait and biomechanical technology.

Podiatry at The Physio Movement is for everyone, young (from a few months old) or old. We specialise in treating high mileage runners through to clients who have sustained injuries from day to day life.

What Conditions does a Podiatrist Treat?

 

‘Chronic Conditions
• High-risk foot (related to diabetes)
— Numbness or pins-and-needles
— Poor circulation – pooling of fluid around the foot & ankle area
•  Arthritis

 

Biomechanical Podiatry

• Orthotics
• Sports podiatry
• Children’s development
— Toes pointing inward or outward
— Standing and walking on tip-toe
— Growing pains
• Clubfoot

 

Injuries & Pain
• Sprains and stress fractures
• Persistent heel pain
• Tendonitis
• Bunions
• Hammertoes

 

Toenails
• Ingrown toenails
• Thickened toenails
• Trauma
• Infections

Skin
• Blisters
• Corns and calluses
• Warts
• Tinea and other fungal conditions
• Cracked heels
• Chilblains’

 

Your foot is the first thing to hit the ground when you walk, so if you are unsure what is causing your foot/ankle related pain, suffer from shin related pain whilst running or are worried about your Childs growing pain or foot development, Book your appointment with Christine our specialist Podiatrist, who is committed to getting you back on your feet to help you return to the activities you love!

 

 

*www.apodc.com.au

Contact

     517 Flinders Street
Townsville City Qld 4810
     1300 TPM FIT or 4740 4516
     info@thephysiomovement.com.au
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