Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.
Podiatry services are provided with the goal of preventing hospitalisation and foot amputations.
Podiatrists try to improve the foot health of people who are at risk of foot complications.
Patients who reside within the boundaries of North Shore and Ryde and suffer from a foot problem may be eligible to attend one of our podiatry services.
Patients referred to the podiatry department should reside in North Sydney, Lane Cove, Mosman, or Willoughby local government areas.
They should have one of the following comorbidities:
- Renal failure
- Spinal injury
- Rheumatoid disease
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Peripheral neuropathy
- History of foot ulceration or amputation or Charcot neuroarthropathy