Common Foot Problems
Liverpool Podiatry Clinic Treat all aspects of podiatry. We are open Monday to Saturday.
On-Site Parking and Wheelchair access. Our Reception Staff can also advise on transport options.
As Podiatrists, we are Registered providers for Patients of Veteran Affairs, Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plans, HICAPS for private health fund rebates and Workers Compensation/Third Party Insurance.
Plantar Fasciitis – Heel Pain, Heel Spurs
The most common and most painful problems in the foot is heel pain. The term Plantar fasciitis describes a condition in which the plantar fascia, a ligament-like band that runs from the heel to the ball of the foot, becomes strained, damaged, inflamed and painful. This can also be called “heel spurs”.
Duplicate Ingrown toenail treatment and surgery
Liverpool Podiatry specialise in the treatment and management of ingrown toenails
BUNIONS Hallux Abducto Valgus—HAV
Bunions are a condition when the big toe- 1st metatarsal, deviates away from the adjacent metatarsals whilst the hallux (big toe) points towards the smaller toes. This change in the alignment of the bones can produce a bony growth on the side of the 1st MTPJ (big toe joint), commonly known as a bunion.
Achilles tendonitis is inflammation of the Achilles tendon, due to overuse.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the joints, caused by the breakdown of cartilage causing pain and stiffness in the joint. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is Inflammation of the of the Joints. Symptoms include joint pain, swelling and tenderness
Gout is a common form of arthritis affecting men more than women. Usually this involves the big toe joint, but may affect other joints like the ankle, knee and lessor digits. Gout attacks usually resolve in 1-2 weeks. It can occur suddenly overnight and is recurrent.
Duplicate Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis)
Corns | Common Foot Problems
A corn is an area of hard skin forming over a point of high pressure within a callused area of hard skin. Commonly corns appear on weight bearing areas of the foot and the tops of toes. Corns have a hard centre and are often painful when direct pressure is applied. Some (soft) corns may also occur between your toes.
Tinea | Common Foot Problems
Tinea Pedis, also known as Athletes’ Foot will afflict up to 70% of people at some time in their lives. Tinea often causes a red or pink discolouration of the skin and is usually found between the toes.
Cracks or fissures can develop in skin which has hardened and thickened around the edges of the heels. This can causes the skin to split, resulting in a cracked heel which can be very painful and increase the risk of infection.
PIGION TOES | Common Foot Problem
pigeon toed can increase your risk of long term hip and knee problems and cause stumbling and tripping as the toes of one foot can knock the inside of the other leg when you walk and run.
FUNGAL NAILS | Common Foot Problem
Fungal nails often have a yellow discoloration. They become thickened and can appear ‘worm eaten and brittle’. A fungal infection of the nail starts in a small section of one nail and may spread slowly to several or all nails.
Warts (verruca) are a viral infection in the skin. Warts are most common in children aged 12-16 years or people with weakened immune systems.
Putting a flat foot in a curved shoe is like putting a square peg in a round hole – It just won’t fit! Your Podiatrist can find the best shoes for your foot type and biomechanics.