Podiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the study of, diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity.
What to expect on your visit
A warm welcome and a consultation to examine which technique would be the most beneficial to you.
Steve Aktipis is highly experienced in managing a variety of ailments which can be divided into three groups:
- Sports medicine
- Systemic disease
Various conditions that can be treated at our clinic include- flat feet, hip, knee and heel pain, arthritis related joint pain, callouses, corns, ingrown toenails and many more foot-related conditions.
Initially, a thorough analysis of your presenting complaints, their relevant circumstances and history is established to be able to decide on the most effective and efficient treatment options, taking into consideration your lifestyle as well.
Next an analysis of your skeletal, muscular, neurological, fascial, connective tissue and joint structure during a biomechanical assessment will also assist to clarify causative factors and treatment options.
At this point once all information is collated, the various treatment options will be discussed with you. The type of treatment options may include a combination or just one of the following- orthotic therapy, strapping, foot mobilisation techniques, dry needling or palliative foot care for more common lesions such as the removal of corns and callouses and cutting nails, including ingrown nails.
At Sydney Health Professionals we work in a team environment to ensure you get the best management and the most prompt and best results.
By combining our skills and experience from our various selection of health professionals you are able to reach full recovery faster.
Health Insurance Rebates
The clinic has the HICAPS system installed allowing you to claim your rebate instantly if your insurance policy covers you. For more info and to check if your fund is covered you can check out their website: www.hicaps.com.au