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Healthy Feet Start Here

Foot problems can have a huge impact on the quality of our life. A podiatrist is a foot and ankle specialist who can help prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of problems with the foot, ankle and lower limbs.

These foot problems can arise from underlying medical conditions caused by diabetes and arthritis, sports injuries to the foot and ankle, skin and nail problems, other problems with gait or walking, or growing up problems where a child’s growth and development is assessed and monitored.

Our podiatrist will be able to monitor and manage the issues allowing the patient to maintain an active and mobile life.

Moustafa Raad our Allied Health Podiatrist is a registered NDIS service provider and has a keen interest in all aspects of Podiatry including Sports Podiatry/Biomechanics, the diabetic foot, treating flat feet and knee pain, children suffering from in-toeing and out-toeing, and geriatrics. His main drive to pursue Podiatry is his passion for sport, working with people and treating lower limb injuries to help improve quality of life.

Podiatry services available to children and adults (including DVA card holders) provided by Moustafa include:

For adults:

  • Diabetic foot assessments; neurological and vascular assessments. Education and advice about the effects of diabetes on lower limbs.
  • Geriatric foot care; treatment of nails, regular foot and lower limbs check-ups.
  • Treatment of corns, callouses, warts, ingrown toe nails, fungal nails.
  • Custom made and prefabricated orthotics for; flat feet, lower back pain, hip pain, knee pain, leg pain, foot pain, bunions, leg length differences.
  • Workers compensation.
  • Sports injuries; soft tissue, tendonitis, fractures, sprains and strains.
  • Injection therapy; prolotherapy (proliferation therapy used for joint and ligament issues).
  • Soft tissue therapy/dry needling/foot mobilisation for muscular concerns regarding the lower limbs.
  • Department of veteran affairs (DVA) – general foot care, assessments and orthotic prescription.

and children

  • Extensive biomechanical and gait assessment.
  • Custom made orthotics for; general foot pain, flat feet, in toeing (pigeon toed), out toeing, Osgood Schlatter’s disease (growing knee pain), severs disease (heel pain in children), toe walking, leg length differences and lower back pain.
  • Footwear assessment.
  • Ingrown toe nails; regular care and partial nail avulsion surgeries (under local anaesthetic).
  • Treatment of verrucae (warts), corns and callouses.
  • Growing pain concerns.
  • Children with disabilities; walking aids, ankle foot orthotics, orthopaedic footwear, custom made orthotics.