Services include: General Podiatry Care, Fungal Nail Care, Ingrown Toenails (Conservative & Permanent Removal), Callus Removal, Biomechanical Assessment & Orthotic Therapy, Diabetes Assessments & Reports, Vascalur Assessments & Reports and Dry Needling. See below for details on each item.
General Podiatry Care
Don’t let foot conditions such as athlete’s foot, cracked heels and blisters prevent you from living an active lifestyle. Visit our Port Stephens podiatry clinic, Footprints Podiatry, for general footcare services treating a broad scope of conditions.
We offer specialised treatment for: Blisters, Corns, Calluses, Warts, Foot odour, Fungal toenails, Cracked heels and Athlete’s foot.
Ingrown Toenails (Conservative & Permanent Removal
An ingrown toenail is a condition where a whole nail, or a portion, penetrates the surface of the skin. This condition can either be genetic, caused by trauma or incurvated nails, being overweight or the result of poorly fitting footwear. Our Salamander Bay podiatrists have several ways to treat ingrown toenails, depending on the severity.
The use of conservative treatment, which involves cutting ingrown toenails in a specific way, as well as managing this condition by wearing the right footwear, etc, can help to alleviate this condition in the future.
Surgical correction or removal is another way to treat more critical ingrown toenail conditions. Sometimes only a small portion of the nail needs to be removed with surgery after a local anaesthetic is applied.
Shock Wave Therapy
Shock wave therapy available.
Biomechanical Assessment & Orthotic Therapy
The treatment used to correct postural alignment issues is called Orthotic Therapy. Foot orthotics are used to treat a broad range of conditions including: plantar fasciitus, shin splints, flat feet, bursitis and knee pain.
Our podiatrists specialise in Biomechanical Assessment and Orthotic Therapy.
Diabetes Assessments & Reports
It is vital for diabetics to have yearly Diabetes Assessments, to ensure that the condition is not restricting blood flow to the feet, or causing any nerve damage.
See our Footprints at the Bay podiatrists for an annual diabetes assessment and report, to avoid any future feet complications.
Vascalur Assessments & Reports
To diagnose this condition, podiatrists offer a vascular assessment, which incorporates analysing a patient’s medical history, as well as performing tests on the feet and legs. After the assessment is complete a report is then provided.
Our podiatrists offer comprehensive vascular assessments and reports.
Footprints at the Bay provides a mobile service and makes home podiatry visits for clients who are housebound and unable to attend our Salamander Bay podiatry clinic.