OUR BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY REMAINS BOTH SIMPLE, YET ALL ENCOMPASSING ‘TO PROVIDE THE BEST IN FOOT CARE IN A FRIENDLY AND CARING ENVIRONMENT’.
WHY CHOOSE US
Cheltenham Podiatry is situated in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Highett next to Westfield Southland. As foot and leg pain specialists, we offer an excellent variety of first class podiatrists with over 40 years of combined experience, state of art podiatry services utilizing the latest cutting edge biotechnology, advice and equipment. We are at the forefront of drug free, pain free techniques that treat the cause of the condition. Cheltenham Podiatry is one of the longest established podiatry practices in Bayside Melbourne, and is committed to providing exceptional levels of foot and leg care, being an early adapter to the latest in evidence based medicine. Our podiatrist scout the globe to train and update their skills with world reknowned specialists.
The first podiatry practice to introduce Photodynamic Antimicrobial therapy (pact) for toe nail fungus in Australia. Toe nail fungus is a common, frustrating condition and more difficult to treat than fungal infections on the skin. From years of experience and research, we that have developed specialist treatment protocols. These are categorised according to the state of the toe nail fungal infection for best outcomes. We also have access to onsite 5minute fungal nail testing. All our podiatrist are trained in these treatment protocols.
The first podiatry practice in Melbourne to provide the latest in orthobiologics – regenerative/ repairative medicine therapies – platelet rich plasma, platelet and cytokine concentrate, for treatment of osteoarthritis, soft tissue injuries and neurogenic pain under precise ultrasound guidance. There is a growing body of research supporting substantial pain relief for knee osteoarthritis.
At Cheltenham podiatry we often combine these treatments with a variety of prolotherapy techniques (dextrose injection) to treat the whole joint (surrounding ligaments and nerves) to improve joint stability by strengthening the ligaments and normalising any damaged/constricted nerves that may be contributing to the pain and inflammation.
Other Specialist techniques include nerve hydrodissection under ultrasound guidance for neuromas, nerve entrapments and tarsal tunnel syndrome. These are safer and more effective injectants than cortisones.
An alternative to injection therapies, photobiomodulation (low level laser- infrared and red light therapy), has a broad usage due to the nature of its biophysical affect on cellular tissues. Repairs, is antinflammatory and provides pain relief. A painless adjunct for chronic and acute injuries with no side effects.
These specialists skills combined with latest in load and biomechanical management will provide an optimum environment for healing and prevention. The latest in 3d laser scanned and printed orthotics, pads, footwear and muscle rehabilitation. Leading to better long term outcomes .
Our Foot and Leg Specialist Services include:
-Osteoarthritis, Chronic pain and Regenerative medicine : Injection therapies and photobiomodulation for Osteoarthritic knee and foot joints, recalcitrant tendon and ligament injuries(Achilles tendon injuries and plantar fascia injuries) wound healing and nerve pain.
– Diabetic foot care and management : diabetic foot assessment, ulcer clinic, doppler
to asses for leg artery blockages.
– Children’s foot problems: sever’s disease (heel pain) , foot pain, lower limb developmental assessment
– General foot care: corns and callouses , nail care
-Specialist medical grade footwear – Dr Comfort Footwear, a specialised line of extra depth and extra width comfort shoes, Alegria -rocker sole for forefoot arthritis , fitflop extra cushioned thongs and sandels with an inbuilt wobbleboard , and Vasyli Orthoheel orthotic thongs and sandals.
Although we are a Highett based clinic we service all surrounding suburbs, including Cheltenham, Highett, Sandringham, Brighton, Mentone, Black Rock, Beaumaris, Chelsea, Moorabbin, Mordiallic and Bentleigh.
The Southland bus stop is only 50 mtrs away or our car park is located at the rear of the clinic.
Due to our reputation , we regularly receive referrals from local doctors, rheumatologists, sports clubs, sports physicians, physiotherapists, sports physiologists and other specialists.
OUR BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY REMAINS BOTH SIMPLE, YET ALL ENCOMPASSING
‘TO PROVIDE THE BEST IN FOOT AND LEG CARE IN A FRIENDLY AND CARING ENVIRONMENT’.
All of our podiatrists are fully trained and highly experienced. They regularly attend seminars, training workshops and conferences abroad and locally to stay abreast of the latest developments in podiatric care.