What does a Pediatric Podiatrist do?

What is a Paediatric Podiatrist?Most people are aware that a pediatrician is a specialist doctor for children, but not everyone is aware that there are specialist podiatrists who treat and manage foot and lower limb conditions in children. Pediatric podiatrists have a particular interest in the mechanics and function of children’s feet and lower limbs, typically treating children who present… Read More

Do Podiatrists Treat Ingrown Toenails?

What are ingrown toenails? The medical name is onychocrytosis. The term ingrown suggests that the nail has actually grown into the skin. In actuality, a part of the nail protrudes into the nail sulcus skin or into the nail bed itself. In milder cases, this can result in pain, discomfort or inflammation.In more severe cases the nail pierces or breaks… Read More

What a Fungus Toenail Infection Looks Like and How to Treat It

Fungus toenail infections occur quite commonly in our population. The medical term for fungal nail infections is onychomycosis. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the fingernail or toenail, usually affecting the nail bed and the plate under the surface of the nail. A persisting fungal toe infection will require fungal nail treatment from a podiatrist. Podiatrists are specialised footdoctors who… Read More

Children’s Podiatrists – What To Do If My Child Has Heel Pain

What causes foot pain in children and how a Children’s Podiatrist can help fix your kids pain. Many children complain of sore feet, sore legs or sore heels in general from time to time. As Children’s Podiatrists, we know that children are after all active creatures so it is not uncommon for them to experience a few bumps and bruises… Read More