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Biomechanical Assessments

Biomechanical Assessments

At Newcastle Podiatry Centre we can perform comprehensive biomechanical assessments for all kinds of foot pain, injuries and developmental gait problems. Heel pain, heel spurs, flat feet, Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis and bunions are some of the conditions...
Heel Pain

Heel Pain

Heel pain can be caused by a number of different conditions including plantar fasciitis, heel spurs and nerve entrapments. Your podiatrist will perform a comprehensive biomechanical assessment to determine the cause of your heel pain and develop a personalised...
Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

There are different types of achilles tendonitis, however it is commonly an overuse injury seen in runners or in people who have suddenly increased their activity levels. Excess pronation or rolling in of the foot can be a risk factor that may need to be addressed if...
Bunions

Bunions

Bunions are a progressive disorder which slowly produce a bump on the side of the big toe which become more prominent over time. Bunions can cause pain and irritation as well as difficulty in fitting footwear. Your podiatrist can perform a biomechanical assessment to...
Flat Feet

Flat Feet

Flat feet in adults and children can often be symptom free, however in very active people, athletes or people who are regularly on their feet for long periods of time, flat feet or “excess pronation” can be a risk factor in developing a number of different types of...
Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin Splints or medial tibial stress syndrome is pain that occurs along the front of the shin bone, usually from overuse, or sudden increase in activity. Shin Splints can originate from certain biomechanical risk factors such as flat feet or excess pronation. Muscle...
Ankle Pain

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can be caused by a number of different conditions, however two issues commonly seen by podiatrists are Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy and Peroneal Tendinopathy. These tendons run past your ankle joint on the inside and outside of your foot and can often be...
Orthotic Therapy

Orthotic Therapy

Orthotics are a specialised medical grade insole for shoes and are an essential tool in a podiatrists treatment plan. They can be extremely helpful in treating and preventing many kinds of foot pain, ankle pain, knee pain, and even back pain. Orthoses can can be...
Paediatric Assessments

Paediatric Assessments

Kids feet will go through different stages of development as they grow, however there are developmental problems with children’s feet that need to be looked out for, as if they are addressed early can usually be easily treated. Common problems with Children’s feet may...
Nail Care

Nail Care

If you have difficult to cut, thickened or ingrown toenails, we have all of the equipment available to have your feet and nails feeling and looking better. Fungal nails are also a common problem and your podiatrist at Newcastle Podiatry Centre can discuss a variety of...
Ingrown Nail Surgery

Ingrown Nail Surgery

Ingrown toenails can often be managed without the need for surgery, however if you have an ongoing problem and conservative measures have failed, this is an option. Surgery can be done in the Podiatrists chair and takes less than an hour, with little downtime and a...
Diabetic Assessments

Diabetic Assessments

Uncontrolled diabetes can have detrimental effects to foot health. The small blood vessels and nerves in the feet can be damaged over time by high blood glucose levels and can result in slow healing and very poor sensation in the feet. These detrimental changes, if...
Corns and Callus

Corns and Callus

We provide treatment of painful corns and callus build up as well as treatment of cracked heels to have your heels feeling and looking better. We can given you a treatment plan and advice on how to prevent these problems and keep your feet pain free and looking better...
Plantar Warts

Plantar Warts

There are many options available for wart treatment, at Newcastle Podiatry Centre we offer several options, aimed at being minimally invasive, with maximum effect. A strong salicylic acid is usually our treatment of choice for this, however we do offer other treatment...
Strapping and Taping

Strapping and Taping

We provide strapping and taping for foot and ankle conditions to help ease pain in the initial stages of treatment. Strapping and taping can also be a great way for podiatrists to trial a treatment method, by changing the way the foot functions while walking and...
Footwear Assessments

Footwear Assessments

We provide footwear assessments for kids needing school shoes, athletes needing new joggers, work shoes for people on their feet all day and footwear to accommodate difficult feet with bunions or pain. We can educate you on what types of footwear will be best for your...
Home Visits

Home Visits

Newcastle Podiatry Centre offers home visit to the greater Lake Macquarie and Newcastle areas. Please contact us on 0435006220 to enquire about our home visit service and what we...