Podiatrists focus on the care of the feet, ankles, and lower limbs. 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.
Our local Templestowe podiatrists provide comprehensive podiatry care to our patients, assisting you in getting back on your feet sooner.
What does a podiatrist do?
Podiatrists can diagnose and treat conditions that affect the lower limbs, feet, ankles, or feet.
The human foot is complex and includes bones, joints, and muscles. It also contains tendons, ligaments, ligaments, and soft tissues. It is designed to bear the weight of the body and to provide mobility.
A variety of conditions can lead to foot problems. These include injury, diabetes, arthritis, deformities, and congenital conditions. Podiatrists treat these conditions with a variety of methods, including exercise and stretching, manual manipulation, shockwave therapy, and orthotics (custom-made arch supports).
Podiatrists also play an important role in the prevention of foot disorders. They can advise on footwear, exercise, and other steps to keep your feet healthy.
Looking for a podiatrist near Templestowe? Our practice is conveniently located at 112 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna 3084
Podiatry: The Benefits
Podiatry treatment can reduce pain, improve mobility, prevent further injury and support to prevent future ones. It can also improve the appearance of your feet, thereby increasing self-esteem and confidence. Sometimes it is possible to avoid surgery when you have podiatry treatment instead. Our podiatrists near Templestowe treat a variety of patients, including children and older adults. They can customise their treatment for each patient.
What to expect during a Podiatry consultation
Our Templestowe Podiatrists will take the time to listen to you, evaluate your body function, and review scan results. Then, they will provide you with a practical treatment and management plan to help you reach your desired outcome. This patient-focused approach emphasises personalised, evidence-based treatments which help you feel better faster. A consultation is usually followed by treatment.
What conditions do Podiatrists treat?
Our podiatrists are capable of diagnosing, treating and treating a wide range of conditions.
Our podiatrists withhold a high standard of treatment protocols including the skilled use of sterilised instruments and appropriate infection control, along with the appropriate application of cleaning agents and wound dressings.
What are the techniques used by podiatrists?
To create a personalised treatment plan, our podiatrists employ a variety of techniques. These are some of the most commonly used techniques:
We welcome Medicare, Workcover, TAC, DVA, private health insurance and Medicare 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 the Australian Podiatry Association and practices using the most recent evidence-based research in his podiatry practice.
Max has extensive experience working with top orthopaedic surgeons and treating athletes at biomechanical podiatry centres. He has undertaken numerous additional courses focusing on alternative treatment and evaluation protocols.
Max was a former footballer who experienced chronic shin, heel, and other pains. This allows him to sympathise with clients suffering from injuries related to sports or exercise. His interest in helping athletes stay healthy and fit has been inspired by this experience.
Max is a Podiatrist and offers care and maintenance for feet to patients of all ages, even diabetics. His goal is to promote activity and well-being.