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Podiatry

Forget Foot Pain How To Get Back On Your Feet And Get Moving

Podiatrists deal with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the feet and lower limbs. Our Podiatrists have a wide skill set to help deal with all problems associated with the lower limbs.

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Podiatry

Podiatry Treatment Beaumaris

Our feet carry us through life for many years. They perform the basic form of transport, bearing our weight for an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 km every year of our mobile lives. Furthermore, the feet comprise more than one-quarter of the total bones in our bodies.

It makes sense, therefore, to care for our feet because as the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure. If you don’t take proper care of your feet, painful complications can set in that can have debilitating and even dangerous effects.

When pain strikes or something goes wrong with our feet it can impact our overall quality of life significantly. mhealth are experts in the field of podiatry and our highly qualified podiatrists are dedicated to being part of your journey to remain fit and healthy throughout life’s challenges.

What Is Podiatry?

What Is Podiatry?

Podiatry is a specialist practice to help treat and prevent a wide range of issues related to foot health. Podiatric medicine and surgery is a growing profession in Australia and plays an important role in maintaining and restoring foot health. mhealth podiatrists utilise preventative measures and treatment protocols for all problems related to the feet and lower limbs.

General podiatry treatment can help early diagnosis before pain sets in. Biomechanical assessments use modern technology to examine walking, running, and gait patterns to determine the probable cause of pain. It can also assist athletes to improve their performance and prevent potential future issues from occurring.

How Is mhealth Different From Other Therapy Clinics?

  • Experience

mhealth has been providing Melbourne residents with professional physiotherapy services and other related treatments for more than 20 years. We now also provide services in Beaumaris, Mentone, Parkdale, Sandringham, Black Rock, Mordialloc, Chelsea, and Cheltenham.

  • Holistic Approach

Because we believe in prevention rather than cure, our programmes include injury prevention and special strategies to improve lifestyle fitness, sporting performance, and work conditioning.

  • Comprehensive Services

mhealth has the best Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Myotherapists, Massage Therapists, Clinical Pilates Instructors, and other therapists to treat foot issues and help you keep fit and healthy.

  • Convenient Location And Times
  • Administrative Assistance

mhealth proudly offers assistance with HICAPS, saving our clients time and hassle chasing up private health rebates.

Podiatry Services

mhealth Podiatry Services

Our podiatry services are focused on providing the highest standard of care, using modern, innovative technology to accurately diagnose, assess and treat all types of lower limb conditions. Areas of podiatry practice include:

  • General foot treatment such as corns and calluses, thick and long nails, tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), fungal nails, fissures (cracked heels), verrucas (warts), blisters and cuts, dry and flaky skin, and splinters.
  • Biomechanical assessments to diagnose the origin of pain and to help improve athletic performance and prevent future issues.
  • Computerised Gait Analysis
  • Padding and strapping
  • Diabetic foot health assessment
  • Orthotic modification and prescription
  • Footwear modification and prescription
  • Neurological assessments
  • Vascular assessments
  • Pathology samples
  • Ultrasound and X-ray referrals
  • Foot care product advice

Foot Clinic

mhealth’s Specialised Foot Clinic

Foot problems should be diagnosed early by a professional podiatrist. Foot problems can sometimes be caused by serious underlying conditions like arthritis and diabetes. mhealth’s innovative ‘Gait Scan’ technology uses 3,000 pressure sensors to measure any biomechanical issues that could be the cause of discomfort and pain.

Customised orthotics can then be designed using these pressure imprints as well as 3D digital imaging to treat problems. Some of the conditions we specialise in include the following:

  • Tingling and numbness in feet and lower limbs
  • Foot, heel, and arch pain
  • Shin splints
  • Knee pain and conditions

When your feet are giving you problems it may be an indication that your health is under attack. With each step, you could be increasing the risk of a simple abnormality becoming a major problem.

Discomfort and pain from foot abnormalities can affect your joints, posture, and the entire body. If you have problems with your feet contact mhealth today for expert advice, treatment, and relief of pain.