In Australia, 9 out of 10 people will experience a foot problem in their lifetime. Many people are embarrassed and won’t seek professional treatment from a mobile podiatrist.
Our feet can hold three times our body weight, and although they are an amazing piece of engineering, there is always the possibility of problems. A common misconception is that people believe their foot problems will resolve over time. In certain situations, this can be true. However, in others, your problem may worsen. If your feet hurt every step, it is hard to ignore them.
A podiatrist is recommended if you feel pain in your feet or ankles. Podiatrists play an important role in diagnosing your problem and curing it. They also help prevent any future foot problems. The Gen Physio believes that foot treatment has more benefits than simply treating the problem. The treatment of foot pain can help improve your overall well-being.
First, What Exactly Is Podiatry?
Podiatry is an allied field that deals with the prevention and treatment of conditions related to your feet, ankles, and lower legs.
Podiatrists, or foot health specialists, are also known as podiatrists. Podiatrists can be described as health professionals who have been trained at universities to treat problems related to the feet, ankle, and lower limb.
Additionally, they are required to keep up with professional development. The Gen Physio offers the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment. Our podiatrists have completed additional training. This will make it easier to get back to sports, running, walking, or any other daily activities. Our podiatrists will tailor a solution to each patient’s foot, ankle, or lower leg problem.
The Gen Physio is a good example of a podiatrist who will give education about foot health and prevent more problems. Increased knowledge allows clients to take better care and prevent future foot problems. This is particularly important for clients who are more vulnerable to foot issues. Patients with diabetes, the elderly, or athletes should be aware of the importance of foot health. Foot health affects overall health and wellbeing.
There are many benefits to seeing a professional Gen Physio Podiatrist
Podiatrists work as foot specialists. Podiatrists have a thorough understanding of the foot and lower limb and how this can relate to injury. This extensive knowledge gives podiatrists an advantage in identifying foot and leg problems and developing a proactive treatment program to treat your foot problem.
Indeed, prevention is always better than cure when it comes down to your feet. Our podiatrists can provide preventative care to treat foot and ankle pain.
What Conditions Are Podiatrists Licensed To Treat?
Our podiatry specialists at The Gen Physio can treat a wide range of foot problems. These include tendon/muscular and neurological problems, joint and bone disorders, and tendon/muscular problems.
- Chronic heel pain (Plantar fasciitis/heel spurs).
- Shin pain (Shinsplints).
- Achilles tendonitis
- Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
- Forefoot pain. (Morton’s Neuroma.
- Nerve pain
- Management of stress fractures
- Ingrown nails and thickened, fungal mycosis nails
- Muscular tightness.
- Plantar warts
Children’s Foot Problems
It is possible to have foot problems in certain occupations where you are required to stand on hard floors for extended periods. Gen Physio podiatrists may be able to identify the problem and recommend professional footwear for athletic and work purposes.
Our podiatrists have close ties with leading footwear experts to offer comprehensive footwear assessments and education. You should make an informed decision about footwear. Footwear can be quite expensive.