Why see a podiatrist?

Did you know that each foot has the same number of bones as the entire spine? That makes the feet pretty important, doesn’t it?

All TYPE SOLUTION OF FOOT PROBLEMS AT Ashburton Podiatry.

When it comes to looking after your health, it’s easy to forget about your feet. But given you could walk about 128,000 km in your lifetime, healthy feet are an important part of your overall wellbeing. Foot problems can have a huge impact on your quality of life. If they occur, podiatrists can help.

Podiatrists are the foot experts. Anything that affects the feet, your Podiatrist can treat, or give advice on. Podiatrists are also the gait experts. We watch people walk for a living, analysing the biomechanics of the foot, ankle, leg and hip specifically, but with an appreciation for the effect these parts have on the overall body.


 

 The team at Footpath Podiatry can assist you with:

  • Sports Podiatry treatments for soft issue injuries , leg pain and foot pain

  • full bio-mechanical analysis including gait, joint and muscle assessments

  • Clinical Podiatry treatments for issues such as callous, corns, warts and ingrown toenails

  • balance and falls prevention

  • correct footwear choices

  • educate on good foot health