Arthritis

Conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diabetes are whole system diseases which affect both the nerve and blood supply to your feet, as well as muscle strength and healing capabilities. This can lead to impaired mobility, reduction of feeling in the feet, poor circulation and possible ulceration. At Wanneroo Podiatry we provide a full assessment…

Read More

Claw & Hammer Toes

Clawing toes and hammer toes occur when the toes are retracted or drawn into a claw-like position, usually due to a muscle imbalance or arthritis in the toes/foot. This results in rigid and sometimes painful toes with greatly increased pressure areas on the tops and tips of the toes and balls of the feet, often…

Read More

Cracked Heels & Heel Fissures

Dry, cracked or fissures heels are the result of the skin becoming too dry and often thickened with callous, which reduces its elasticity causing it to split under pressure. It can become quite unsightly as well as painful and occasionally even bleed.  The most common causes of cracked heels are walking barefoot or in open…

Read More

Diabetes

Conditions such as Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis are whole system diseases which affect both the nerve and blood supply to your feet, as well as muscle strength and healing capabilities. This can lead to impaired mobility, reduction of feeling in the feet, poor circulation and possible ulceration. At Wanneroo Podiatry we provide a full assessment…

Read More

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Poor circulation to the feet is known as peripheral vascular disease, which may be the result of blocked or thickened arteries or a more systemic problem such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease. The skin and fat pad of the foot become thin and less elastic and more prone to injury and infection. At Wanneroo Podiatry…

Read More

Poor Balance

There are numerous causes of poor balance or abnormal gait, including poor muscle strength or muscle imbalance, malalignment of the foot or lower limb, poorly fitting or styled footwear, neurological problems, peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, parkinson’s, alzheimers, diabetes, etc,  A full assessment by a Podiatrist will determine the cause of the problem and  a treatment plan…

Read More

Skin Conditions/Infections

Skin conditions which may affect the foot include fungal infections, dermatitis/eczema, psoriasis, maceration between the toes, bacterial infections, ulcerations, corns, callouses, hyperkeratosis, warts, blisters, abrasions and cracking of the skin.  At Wanneroo Podiatry Surgery we specialize in treating the lesion and  the cause of the problem.  We treat all conditions holistically to arrive at a…

Read More

Toe Troubles & Toe Pain

During the course of our lives we may experience various toe problems, particularly as we get older or during sporting activities. Problems may include ingrown nails, claw or hammer toes, arthritis in toes, or Diabetes related toe troubles. If you would like one of your team to help with your toe troubles please call direct…

Read More

Toenails – ingrowing, thickened, deformed

During the course of our lives we may experience various problems, particularly as we get older or during sporting activities. Problems may include ingrown nails, which are extremely painful and often infected lesions, often the result of incorrect cutting, ill-fitting shoes or inherited nail shape irregularities. Thickening of the nails may be caused by trauma…

Read More