Podiatrists are experts in foot, ankle, and lower limb health. They assist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of a range of conditions related to the feet and lower limbs.
Podiatry treatment can lead to common improvements such as reduced pain, reduced muscle tension, better mobility, and improved circulation.
Kingsbury podiatrists can provide complete podiatry care for our patients to help you get back on the right foot sooner.
What does a podiatrist do?
Podiatrists are health professionals who diagnose and treat conditions that affect the feet and ankles.
The human foot is composed of bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and soft tissue. It is designed to support the body’s weight and provide mobility.
There are many causes for foot disorders, such as injury, arthritis, diabetes and deformities. These conditions are treated by podiatrists with a variety techniques, including stretching and manual manipulation, shockwave treatment, and Orthotics (customised arch supports).
Foot disorders can also be prevented by podiatrists. They can advise about shoes, exercise, and other things to help keep your feet healthy.
Looking for a podiatrist near Kingsbury? Our practice is conveniently located at 112 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna 3084
The Benefits of Podiatry
The goal of podiatry is to relieve pain, increase mobility and prevent injury. It can improve the appearance of your feet, helping to enhance your self-esteem. Sometimes, podiatry treatment may mean surgery is no longer necessary. Our Podiatrists near Kingsbury work with a wide range of patients, from children to older adults, and can tailor their treatment to each individual.
What to expect from a podiatry consultation
Our Podiatrists near Kingsbury will spend time listening to you and reviewing scan results where applicable. They will then provide you with a treatment plan and management plan that will help you achieve your goals. The patient-focused approach is based on evidence-based, personalised treatments that make you feel better and help you move with more freedom. A consultation is usually followed by treatment.
What conditions do Podiatrists treat?
Our podiatrists can diagnose, treat and manage a variety of conditions such as;
Our podiatrists adhere to a high standard of care, including the skilled use of sterilised instruments and proper infection control. They also apply wound dressings and cleaning agents.
What are the techniques used by podiatrists?
Our podiatrists use a range of techniques to develop a personalised treatment plan. These are some of the most commonly used techniques:
We welcome private health insurance, Medicare, Workcover, TAC and DVA patients.
Meet Our Podiatrist
Max Shehata (Podiatrist)
Max Shehata is a highly skilled senior podiatrist with a passion for helping individuals recover from lower limb pain. He earned a podiatry degree at La Trobe University. Since then, he has taken a holistic, unique and comprehensive approach to managing a range of podiatry concerns, including general podiatry, sports and injury management, as well as paediatrics.
He is currently accredited by Australian Podiatry Association. He practices podiatry using the most current evidence-based research.
Max has extensive experience working with top orthopaedic surgeons and treating athletes at biomechanical podiatry centres. Max has taken many additional courses that focus on alternative treatments and evaluation protocols.
Having personally suffered from the chronic shin and heel pain during his time as a footballer, Max can empathise with clients who have sports or activity-related injuries on a personal level. This inspired Max to become interested in the prevention and treatment of injuries in athletes to keep them healthy and pain-free.
As a Podiatrist, Max offers ongoing care and maintenance of feet for patients of all ages, including diabetics, intending to promote activity and well-being.