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General Podiatry

GENERAL PODIATRY

•    Heel pain
•    Corns and callous
•    Ingrown toenails
•    Toenail abnormalities
•    Warts
•    Skin infections such as fungal infections
•    Fungal toenails

Sports Podiatry

SPORTS PODIATRY

•    Heel pain
•    Arch pain
•    Shin pain
•    Knee pain
•    Sporting injuries
•    Flat feet
•    Tendonitis and arthritic pain
•    Computerised video analysis of walking and running
•    Footwear assessment

Diabetic Foot Care

DIABETIC CARE

•    Diabetic foot care and assessment
•    Diabetic foot care education and involvement in Medicare enhanced primary care plans

Paediatric Podiatry

PAEDIATRIC PODIATRY

•    Children's foot problems
•    Growing pains in the legs, knees and feet
•    Intoeing and outoeing gait

Orthotics

FOOT ORTHOSES/ORTHOTICS

Orthotics are shoe inserts designed to support, align or improve the function of the foot. Orthoses fit comfortably in your shoes and they may be recommended for the treatment of foot or lower limb conditions, which limit mobility or independence.

The orthoses prescribed by your podiatrist are custom made to suit your individual needs and biomechanics (the way your body moves). When prescribing orthoses, your podiatrist provides a comprehensive service to ensure safe and effective footcare, which includes:

Orthotic Assessment

1. Assessment

Orthotic Preparation

2. Preparation

Manufacture

3. Prescription

Orthotic Manufacture

4. Manufacture

Orthotic Fitting

5. Fitting

Orthotic Review

6. Review


Foot Surgery PODIATRIC SURGERY

Darwin Podiatry also has visiting Podiatric Surgeon, Mr Andrew Van Essen, available for surgical opinion on common foot complaints such as bunions.

Andrew is a podiatrist whose primary area of interest is foot surgery, in particular reconstructive forefoot surgery such as bunions, hammertoes and neuromas. He has federal government accreditation as a podiatrist qualified to perform foot surgery and is on the register of specialist podiatrists in South Australia.

Andrew is based in Adelaide, but visits Darwin ~2monthly basis and operates at the Darwin Private Hospital.
 

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Darwin Podiatry

3A/24 Litchfield Street

Darwin NT 0800

Phone: 08 8941 9955
Fax:     08 8941 9950

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