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Common Conditions We Treat:
Cruciate Ligament Injuries (ACL and PCL)
Our podiatrists will assess and grade a cruciate ligament injury and then treatment will vary depending extent of the injury.
Knee Arthritis
Arthritis in the knee usually affects certain areas (compartments). Our podiatrists are skilled at transferring forces away from damaged compartments.
Meniscus Injury
Injury to the meniscus can create instability and wear and tear. Fortunately, our podiatrists understand how to limit undesired movement.
Collateral Ligament Injury
Collateral ligaments are situated on either side of the knee. Correcting alignment can assist with injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Patellofemoral Syndrome
An overuse injury that causes general pain beneath the knee cap. It usually presents when negotiating stairs or running.
Acute Injury
Acute injuries such as a fracture or sprain happen from a sudden trauma. We are experienced in treating these injuries.
Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
Commonly called ‘shin splints’, this refers to pain along the inside of the tibia. Treatment includes controlling undesired movement.
Iliotibial Band (ITB) Friction Syndrome
Poor lower limb control can cause tendon on bone friction and pain at knee level. Foot mechanics are often implicated.
Frequently Asked Questions:

Is a podiatrist skilled at assessing my knee?

Our podiatrists perform complete orthopaedic assessments of the knee, providing clear diagnosis and treatment.

How can a podiatrists help with knee pain?

The knee moves in many directions, which we call planes. Supporting specific parts of the foot controls unwanted or excessive movements of the knee and leg. Put simply, abnormal twisting movement and movement front to back or side to side can be prevented to reduce stress on the knee.

What can prevent me getting knee pain while running?

Controlling movement, particularly internal rotation, ensures better alignment of the knee during running. This acts as a preventative measure during both training and racing.

Do I need a referral?

No. Seeing our podiatrists does not require a specific referral. However, on occasion you may be referred under a Chronic Disease Management plan (EPC) which you will need to provide at the time of consultation. Referral from your doctor or specialist is also needed to allow us to fully understand your needs. It is important to understand that your EPC will not cover all of your consultation costs.

How do I pay for my consultation?

Payment is required at the completion of your consultation. We provide both hicaps for your private health fund needs, and we have eftpos facilities to enable this.

I have NDIS funding, can I still make an appointment?

Yes, we have many NDIS patients of various ages and complaints. It is important to understand that we cannot see you without you firstly providing both your current NDIS plan and undertaking a service agreement.

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