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What is a foot doctor?

Podiatrist – it’s an odd word isn’t it so it’s no wonder most people refer to us as their foot doctor! According to the Collins Dictionary “A podiatrist is a person whose job is to treat and care for people’s feet. Podiatrist is also a more modern term for chiropodist”.

At Advance Foot Clinic all of our Podiatrists are all Australian Accredited Podiatrists with AHPRA – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Each has undergone extensive study and continuing professional development to ensure they provide the highest level of podiatry services to our clients.

As a Podiatrist (foot doctor), we specialise in conditions of the feet and lower limbs to ensure your body receives the support it needs to support you through your daily life.  We often don’t really think about how much we expect of our feet and legs until there is a problem. Looking after your feet and legs through a yearly checkup with your podiatrist and/or regular visits in regard to specific problems is an integral part of your health and wellbeing.

When your gait is out of alignment, or your shoes are not fitting correctly, it can create not only foot pain but pain in your legs and back and that of course impacts your overall well-being and puts pressure and strain on the rest of your body.

Our team are qualified in all areas of podiatry including:

Ankle Pain

– Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction

Calf Pain

– Achilles Tendinopathy

– Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction

Forefoot Pain

– Corns & Calluses

– Morton’s Neuroma

– Warts (Verrucae)

Heel Pain

– Plantar Fasciitis

Knee Pain

Shin Pain

 – Achilles Tendinopathy

Toe Pain

– Corns & Calluses

– Bunions

– Ingrown Toe Nails

They each have a keen interest in different areas of podiatry and overall our team provide a diverse range of skills and cater to a wide range of clients from children to our elderly clients. You can find out more about each of our podiatrists through their individual profiles. 

We invite you to visit or call any of our clinics at any time to discuss any concerns you have and to find out how we can help you, alternatively appointments can be booked either by phoning 1300 76 33 66 or you can book online with our convenient booking system.

Best Podiatrist in Brisbane

How do you find the best podiatrist in Brisbane that suits your needs?

When choosing a podiatrist it is as important as choosing your family doctor.  Your feet carry you throughout life so of course you want them to be treated by the best possible person to ensure the best possible outcome.

Many of our clients have become our biggest fans and refer family and friends to us time and time again.

At Advance Foot Clinic we believe we offer superior service for all areas of the community from babies to our aged care clients.  Our podiatrists are all Australian Accredited Podiatrists dedicated to ongoing training to ensure the service we provide is always at the forefront of podiatry standards.

We provide modern techniques, up-to-date equipment and highly skilled podiatrists to ensure you receive thorough care. We use dopplers (ultrasonic blood flow detection devices) at our clinics to greatly improve the detail in which our diabetic clients’ vascular systems are monitored to provide a high level of care to ensure the impact of diabetes is kept to a minimum.

 

So how do you go about choosing the best podiatrist for your needs?  

  1. Make sure they are Australian Accredited and registered with the Australian Podiatry Association;
  2. Does the clinic have a number of podiatrists so you can request a podiatrist that meets your needs, i.e.:

Do you feel more comfortable with a male or female (we both male and female podiatrists on our team)?

Do they have clinics close to your home or work to make it easy for you to attend the clinic (we have clinics located at Arana Hills, Ashgrove, Bellbowrie, Chermside, Everton Park, Mt. Isa and The Gap)?

3. Do they have access to HICAPS to allow you to process your private health fund claim on the spot?

4. Do they offer the convenience of late or Saturday appointments to fit in with your schedule?

5. If making an appointment online is important to you for future appointments, is this facility available?

Of course the final thing to consider when looking for a podiatrist is how comfortable you feel dealing with not only the podiatrist but with other clinic staff such as the receptionist and support team. Trust your instinct and you shouldn’t go too wrong in finding the best podiatrist for you.

Still not sure if one of our team is the best podiatrist in Brisbane? Please give us a call and chat to our friendly staff to put your mind at ease phone us on 1300 76 33 66 or if you are ready to make a booking feel free to book online here.