• A Podiatrist is also known as a foot doctor
  • Podiatrists assess, diagnose and treat medical disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg including fungal nail infections, ingrowing toenails and nail surgery as well as general foot care such as treatment for corns, callus, verruca. They also do a medical pedicure (cut nails and removed thickened skin)
  • From 2013 would be Podiatrists completed their training at The University of Western Australia. Podiatry is a graduate program which means that potential Podiatrists must complete a three year degree course before enrolling in the Podiatry course which is a further three years of study, a total of six years. Podiatrists are also required to do further training and continue their podiatric knowledge each year throughout their career.
  • Biomechanical assessments help Podiatrists treat a variety of ┬ámobility issues such as postural imbalance which in turn present as sore backs, hips, knees and feet. A variety of methods can be used to treat such problems including orthoses, mobilisation and kinesiology taping, all of which have proven success rates.