At Southern Sports Podiatry our podiatrists provide services and treatment for people who have ailments of the foot, ankle, or lower leg. They also are responsible for diagnosing conditions, treating injuries and performing surgery. Podiatrists Sutherland Shire do treatment for conditions such as calluses, ingrown toenails, and arch problems, but their main interest is found in Sports Podiatry. They also treat problems of the foot and leg that are caused by diabetes and other diseases.
Podiatrists Sutherland Shire consult with patients concerning any problems they may have with their feet, ankles, and lower legs. They also diagnose these problems using physical exams, x-rays, and medical laboratory tests along with other methods. They provide treatment for these ailments by prescribing patients with orthotics or medication. Also in the podiatrist’s repertoire is performing surgery on the foot or ankle. They give patients advice on the care of the foot and ankle, and will refer patients to other doctors if the foot and ankles problems are the symbol of something much more serious, like diabetes.
There are different types of podiatrists in the Sutherland shire who specialize in certain areas. Examples include sports medicine podiatrists, pediatric care podiatrists and advanced surgical podiatrists. The majority of podiatrists in Sutherland Shire work in podiatry offices, either on their own or with other podiatrists. Others work in hospitals or with other physicians and medical professionals.
At Southern Sports Podiatry, our Podiatrists in the Sutherland Shire work full time. Our office is open in evening hours to accommodate patients.
To become a podiatrist, an undergraduate college education, along with a four year degree and a three year medical and surgical residency is required. All our Sutherland Shire Podiatrists are 100% licensed. They all have a Podiatric Medicine degree which takes four years to earn after earning a bachelor’s degree.
So if you are looking for Sutherland Shire Podiatrists, look no further than Southern Sports Podiatry.