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Resources

Resources

Looking after your feet is very important, after all they are there for life and your work, play and rest depend on having healthy feet and good mobility.  This section has a number of fact sheets to provide you with information on conditions of the foot, how a podiatrist can help you and what some of the key facts are about feet.

“A podiatrist is a health professional who deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.”

The conditions podiatrists treat include those resulting from bone and joint disorders such as arthritis and soft-tissue and muscular pathologies as well as neurological and circulatory diseases.

Podiatrists are also able to diagnose and treat any complications of the above which affect the lower limb, including skin and nail disorders, corns, calluses and ingrowing toenails. Foot injuries and infections gained through sport or other activities are also diagnosed and treated by podiatrists.