At Stonnington Podiatry we use a treadmill and computer analysis software to accurately assess your gait, biomechanical and footwear needs. We have sample footwear to use to reassess your gait and determine the most appropriate footwear for your needs.
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Following a comprehensive assessment by our Podiatrists, we can determine the best type of orthoses required to suit your biomechanical, sporting and lifestyle needs. Experienced in Sports Medicine for over 20 years and previously been involved in a Orthotic Lab, we can accurately prescribe, fit or modify even premade devices to ensure you are biomechanically sound and more importantly comfortable wearing them.
At Stonnington Podiatry we manage foot and ankle conditions affecting all ages including children's growing pains. Heel and arch pain are other common injuries presenting to the clinic. We also manage injuries of the lower limb, pelvic and lumbar region that are as a result of biomechanical anomalies or poor footwear. We liaise regularly with allied health professionals to enable a efficient return to sport, work or activity.
Dry Needling & Massage
Over 15 years of experience in dry needling, effective in the reduction of muscle tightness and fatigue. Useful for hard to reach areas in the foot such as deep heel or intermetatarsal pain. Also experienced in massage, effective to treat medial and anterior shin pain, arch pain and to improve joint range within the foot.
At Stonnington Podiatry we have a huge selection of sporting shoes to wear test in the clinic to determine the most appropriate shoe for your activity whether it be walking or running. We regularly meet with the various shoe companies and trials shoes to update our knowledge of current trends, comfort and performance.
General Foot Care
We provide foot care to ease discomfort associated with corns, callouses and ingrown toenails. We also provide advice regarding certain skin conditions such as tinea, and bacterial infections affecting the skin or nails.
Bunions are a common aliment that presents at Stonnington Podiatry. Careful attention to foot types, genetics and footwear are required to accurately determine the best course of management for this condition.
At Stonnington Podiatry we perform partial nail avulsions (PNA) and total nail avulsions (TNA) to successfully manage chronic ingrown toe nails.
Investigation of a forefoot pathology is complex and requires careful examination and often radiology. Our Podiatrist are able to examine you and refer you to the correct radiology clinics if necessary to accurately diagnose your complaint. Pain can be any of the following: Mortons Neuroma, Burstis, Plantar Plate or more... Symptoms alone often cannot indicate the condition so be sure to seek expert advice.
As Podiatrists we are able to advise you whether your child’s development falls within acceptable limits for their age, or if treatment may be required. Several conditions we mange include Severs, Pigeon Toe, Bunions, claw toe, flat feet, and Walking / Running delays. We also can assess their foot and lower limb alignment and determine whether foot orthoses or footwear changes are required to facilitate better function.
We can assess and detect early bunion formation via video monitoring and advanced clinical measurements. X-rays are often ordered to measure the extent of the issue.
The most common injuries that present in the ankle are of the Achilles Tendon, Lateral (outside) sprain, Tendinopathy of Various tendons, Osteoarthritis or synovitis (swelling) of the Ankle Joint. We treat all these conditions at Stonnington Podiatry.
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