LOCAL PODIATRIST NEAR Burwood

 

Podiatry in Burwood:

Lefort Podiatry provides relief for general podiatry conditions to residents of Burwood and surrounding suburbs.

 

local podiatrist Burwood

 

  • Bunions – A bunion, technically termed Hallux Abducto Valgus, is a structural foot deformity involving the bones of the big toe (Hallux) and the 1st metatarsal and the joint involving these two bones.

 

  • Corns and Callouses – Corns and Callous are generally the result of excessive pressure and commonly occur under the ball of the foot, the periphery of the heels and over the digits.

 

  • Children’s Feet – Children are not small adults. The feet of young children are soft and pliable, so abnormal pressures can easily cause the foot to deform.

 

  • Flat Feet – Flat feet refers to the position of the feet when one is standing.

 

  • Fungal Toenail Infection – Fungus can sometimes infect toenails. This condition affects about 10% of the population, especially the elderly and diabetic.

 

  • Heel Pain – Heel is most often caused by plantar faciitis.

 

  • Plantar Wart Treatment – Warts on the foot are growths on the skin caused by a virus called Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

 

  • Stiff Foot and Ankle Joints – Joints of the foot and ankle frequently become stiff and resistant to movement. This may frequently be as a result of injury or surgery to the soft tissue structures surrounding the joint.

 

  • Sweaty Feet – Excessive sweating, medically termed Hyperhidrosis, is often occupationally disabling and socially embarrassing.

 

  • Thick and Discoloured Nails – There are many causes or thickening and discolouration of the toenails including trauma, skin conditions and fungal toenail infection.

 

General Podiatry Services We Offer

We also offer a range of general podiatry services including:

 

  • Diabetic Foot Care – Regular checks, every 6 months, will be able to catch any issues early to prevent complications.

 

  • Ingrown Nail Surgery – The procedure is undertaken under local anaesthetic. A small and quick injection of local anaesthetic is administered by the podiatrist into either side of the nominated toe to completely numb the entire toe.

 

 

 

  • Orthotics – Orthotics are insertions that help support the foot and realign it.

 

  • Wart Treatment – We use a range of different wart treatment options which include liquid nitrogen, acid preparations, formalin 10%, silver nitrate, efudix cream, deep needling and surgery.