Podiatry is the branch of medicine concerned with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of conditions and symptoms relating to the foot, the ankle and the lower limb.
Some examples of foot conditions that are diagnosed and treated within a podiatry department include;

  • Achilles tendonitis
  •  Bunions
  •  Hammer toes
  •  Warts and verrucae
  • Ingrown toenails
  •  Complications from chronic diseases such as diabetes
  •  Foot arthritis
  •  Back pain from lower limb pathology

Some of the methods used to treat patients suffering with complaints concerning the foot and ankle include;

  • Nail surgery
  •  Orthoses
  •  Biomechanical assessments and gait analysis

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