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 treatments can improve your quality of life by reducing pain and muscle tension, and increasing mobility, blood flow, patient education, and overall performance.
Our local Macleod podiatrists are available to provide complete podiatry treatment for their patients. They will assist you in getting back on track sooner.
What does a podiatrist do?
Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the feet, ankles, and lower limbs.
The human foot is made up of bones, joints, and muscles. It is designed to support the body’s weight and provide mobility.
A variety of conditions can lead to foot problems. These include injury, diabetes, arthritis, deformities, and congenital conditions. These conditions can be treated by podiatrists using various methods including manual manipulation, exercise, stretching, shockwave therapy, and orthotics (custom made arch supports).
A podiatrist can assist in preventing foot problems. They can advise about shoes, exercise, and other things to help keep your feet healthy.
Looking for a podiatrist near Macleod? Our practice is conveniently located at 112 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna 3084
Understanding the Benefits of Podiatry
Podiatry treatment can relieve pain, improve mobility and prevent further injury. It can also improve the appearance of your feet and boost self-esteem. It may be possible to avoid surgery in some cases thanks to podiatry treatment. Our Podiatrists near Macleod have extensive experience treating a wide variety of patients, from children to seniors, and can adapt their treatment to each individual.
What to expect during a Podiatry consultation
Our Macleod Podiatrists will take the time to listen to you, evaluate your body function, and review scan results. They will then provide you with a treatment plan and management plan that will help you achieve your goals. This patient-focused approach focuses on personalised and evidence-based treatments that help you feel and move better sooner. A consultation is usually followed by treatment.
What are the main conditions that Podiatrists treat
Our podiatrists are capable of diagnosing, treating and treating a wide range of conditions.
Our podiatrists uphold high standards of treatment protocols, which include skilled use and infection control.
What techniques are 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 accept private insurance, Medicare, Workcover and TAC patients.
Meet Our Podiatrist
Max Shehata (Podiatrist)
Max Shehata is an accomplished senior podiatrist who possesses a strong interest in assisting individuals in rehabilitating from lower limb pain. He received a degree in podiatry from La Trobe University. Since then, he has developed a unique, comprehensive, holistic approach to treating a wide range of podiatry problems, such as general podiatry, paediatrics and sports injury management.
He is currently accredited by Australian Podiatry Association. He practices podiatry using the most current evidence-based research.
Max has vast experience in treating athletes at clinics for biomechanical podiatry, where he collaborates with top orthopaedic doctors. Max has taken many additional courses that focus on alternative treatments and evaluation protocols.
Max, who suffered from chronic shin- and heel pain while playing football, can relate to clients with injuries related to sports or activities. This has piqued his interest in preventing and treating injuries in athletes to support them stay fit and pain-free.
Max offers continued care and maintenance to feet for patients of all ages, including diabetics, to encourage activity and well-being.