Foot & ankle pain
Pain in the foot or ankle is not normal and should be assessed by a podiatrist. Your foot has 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 ligaments, tendons and muscles. It is a complex structure and just like a machine, the more pieces it is made from, the more problems can go wrong! There are many conditions which can cause pain in the foot, some rare and others relatively common. All are treatable and will usually be able to be diagnosed in the clinic by the podiatrist but if clinically necessary, a podiatrist can provide you with a referral for ultrasound . or x-ray imaging to assist with diagnosis of some conditions
General nail & skin care
There are many conditions of the toenails that may warrant an appointment with the podiatrist. Ingrown nails, fungal diseased nails, thickened or difficult to trim toenails are just a few examples. These conditions can vary in presentation and severity, so if you are concerned don't hesitate to call.

Similarly, the skin on the feet can be prone to developing problems. Callous (thickened skin), corns, cracked or dry skin, tinea and warts are all common skin-related foot conditions that are best treated by a podiatrist. These conditions (among many more skin issues!) can cause pain, itchiness or be a risk for infection. Podiatrists combine sterile instruments with a great deal of skill and technique to safely and painlessly treat skin conditions of the foot. 
Kids' feet
A child’s foot can be very different to that of an adult’s, and may require professional advice and/or treatment by a podiatrist.
Some of the more common conditions that children often present with are listed below.
Flat feet – often causing pain or linked to unexplained falls
Warts and papillomas – we provide a gentle approach to treating this common issue
Curly toes – sometimes the shape of the toes causes rubbing or blistering
Footwear assessment and advice – the characteristics and fit of school shoes general footwear are vital for the growing foot
General check up – just like visiting a dentist, podiatrists can monitor overall foot health and observe the child reaching developmental milestones    
Diabetes and chronic conditions
Diabetes is a disease with increasing incidence among Australians. Although the symptoms of diabetes are not always obvious, it can have huge implications if not appropriately managed. A podiatrist will provide important examinations of the feet to help monitor the status of the circulatory system (your bloodflow to and from the feet) and also the sensation within your feet. Podiatry will also help maintain the all-important integrity of the . skin and nail health, which can become difficult or dangerous for a diabetic person to self-manage. Most people with well managed Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes live perfectly happy and fulfilling lives - with the help of routine podiatry care
Sports podiatry
 Biomechanics is a term used to describe the way the human body moves. Given that so many sports and physical activities rely upon properly functioning legs and feet, it is no surprise that many people (both athletes and weekend warriors!) tend to seek podiatry advice at some stage. A podiatrist will work with you to achieve your sporting goals, using their expert knowledge of how each individual's foot, ankle, leg and hips should behave and function to enable you to move with optimal power and efficiency. Whether it be a ball sport, a half marathon or simply walking along the beach with your dog, a podiatrist can help with your goals. Fitness starts with your feet - make sure you're getting the best yours