Throughout a child’s formative years, it’s essential to take a proactive approach to their physical health. Early detection and intervention of physical ailments can mitigate the development of preventable conditions later in life. Unfortunately, the misconception that children will inevitably outgrow all their physical ailments is untrue.
Paediatric podiatrists provide crucial care and management strategies for children with foot and lower leg conditions to help safeguard their future podiatric health. By managing preventable and chronic podiatric conditions early, podiatrists can help provide better health outcomes for their paediatric patients.
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There are any number of reasons someone may not be able to, or may not wish to, visit a traditional podiatric clinic. No matter the reason, you should still be able to receive quality podiatric care.
This is where mobile podiatry can help. Mobile podiatrists help bridge the gap in access to care so that as many patients as possible have access to the podiatric care they need. Continue reading “Mobile Podiatry: The Convenience of Home Visits”
Our bodies experience an incredible amount of wear and tear throughout the course of our lives. Unfortunately, as we get older, our recovery slows, and the little traumas of the day can begin to build up.
Unlike other areas of the body, our feet are under near-constant stress, supporting our weight over countless distances and getting smacked against all manner of things. For seniors, foot health is especially important as foot conditions are prevalent in this age group. Continue reading “The Benefits of Podiatric Care For Seniors”
Here at Grace Podiatry we understand the importance of foot health, and how difficult pain in your feet can disrupt your life and lifestyle whether you are young or in aged care. Because of this pain, you might have recently booked an appointment. So how do you prepare for this podiatrist appointment?
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The term podiatrist is a more recent replacement of the original term Chiropodist. The change was made in Australia back in 1977 mainly to avoid confusion among patients but also to implement more standardised practices that must adhere to specifically outlined health regulations. Prior to this Chiropodists were an unrestricted practice without legislation in place to protect both doctors and patients. Continue reading “Chiropodists and Podiatrists: Understanding the Difference”
Grace Podiatry provides first-rate sports podiatrist care to you at home, eliminating the need for, or inconvenience connected with, visiting a clinic. Continue reading “The Benefits of a Sports Podiatrist”
What is an ingrown toenail
An ingrown nail is a term for when the nail on the edge of your toe breaks through the skin and causes swelling, tenderness and ingrown nail infection as the area fills up with puss. It is commonly found on the big toe. This usually results in a high amount of discomfort and tenderness on the edge of the toe, particularly when wearing tight-fitting footwear.
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Podiatrists are medical professionals that can help people with a range of problems affecting the foot, ankle and lower legs. They can help athletes that have sustained an acute injury (an injury that has occurred very suddenly, such as a sprained ankle) as well as to provide treatment and advice for chronic injures (injuries caused by prolonged, repetitive motions). Examples of sports injuries that a podiatrist can treat include:
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Unfortunately, feet are frequently overlooked when it comes to looking after our health, but healthy feet are an important part of our overall wellbeing too. Foot problems can have a large impact on a person’s ability to conduct everyday activities like walking around, engaging in sporting activities, visiting the shops and performing tasks at work. If you are experiencing pain in your feet, ankles and/or lower limbs you may need to schedule an appointment with a qualified Perth Podiatrist.
Continue reading “What is a Podiatrist and What Do They Do?”
Orthotics are prescription medical devices that you wear inside of your shoes to treat foot or limb problems such as corns and callus, foot ulcerations, tendonitis, recurrent ankle sprain, heel pain and other issues. They can also sometimes be prescribed to alleviate hip and lower back pains.
Continue reading “How to Know When Your Orthotics Need to Be Replaced”