What we treat

PHYSIOTHERAPY 

Our aim is to provide quality evidence-based Physiotherapy using the latest hands-on treatment techniques and sports medicine guidelines. You’ll have a full half  hour of one on one time with your Physio and never be left alone while they work on another patient.

Your Physiotherapist is highly trained to assess and treat pain and dysfunction of the musculo-skeletal system, including common conditions such as:

  • Lower back pain
  • Traumatic and acute injuries
  • Postural and traumatic neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Headaches
  • Rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery, Eg: ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, ankle fractures.
  • Vertigo and dizziness**
  • Muscular spasm
  • Congenital and developmental back problems
  • Joint sprains
  • Muscle tears and strains
  • Runner’s biomechanics and lower limb pain
  • Cycling biomechanics and repetitive strain issues
  • Overuse injuries
  • Biomechanical foot injuries

** If booking for vertigo initial consultation please mention this to reception staff when making your appointment.

Both Alana and Lachlan are highly skilled in manual therapy, dry needling and exercise rehabilitation. We tailor our treatment and rehabilitation plans to the individual – no matter what their goal may be.

Our particular area of expertise is lower limb biomechanics and, more specifically, foot mechanics. With a particular interest  in the diagnosis and treatment of running injuries and foot biomechanics, having treated hundreds of elite endurance runners, sprinters, triathletes and social runners over many years. If you are experiencing foot or leg pain when running, let us help you get back to your best and achieve your goals.

PODIATRY 

SKIN & NAIL FOOT CONDITIONS

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Nail infections
  • Thickened nails
  • Fungal nail infections
  • Yellow nails
  • Calluses (hard skin)
  • Corns
  • Cracked heels
  • Warts / Verruca pedis / Plantar Warts / Papilloma’s
  • Skin infections
  • Tinea pedis / Athletes foot
  • Dry Skin

CHILDREN’S FEET

Children’s feet differ from those of adults as they are still developing and not yet fully formed.  Development occurs at different rates in all children so as a parent knowing what is normal for your child can be difficult. At Showgrounds Village Podiatry we can look after your children’s feet and offer peace of mind by treating common conditions such as:

  • Flat Feet
  • Growing pains
  • Pigeon toed/Turned in feet
  • Metatarsus adductus
  • Heel pain/Calcaneal Apophysitis
  • Knee pain / Osgood-Schlatter
  • Delayed walking
  • Toe walking
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Warts/Verruca pedis/Plantar Warts/Papilloma’s

MUSCULOSKELETAL & MECHANICAL FOOT CONDITIONS

At Showgrounds Village Podiatry we have a special interest in musculoskeletal and mechanical conditions that affect the foot and lower limb. We are able to offer you several treatment options which may include, manual therapy, foot mobilisation techniques, dry needling (similar to acupuncture), strengthening and stretching exercise programs and orthotics (insoles/arch supports) to help get you back on your feet.  Foot and lower limb conditions we treat include:

  • Sore heels/ Heel Spurs / Plantar fasciitis
  • Foot and lower limb sports and running injuries
  • Achilles Tendon conditions / Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Pain
  • Shin splints / Shin pain
  • Stress Fractures
  • Aching Arches
  • Bunions
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Hammer, mallet and claw toes
  • Metatarsalgia / Inter-metatarsal bursitis / Morton’s Neuroma
  • Knee pain, hip pain, lower back pain due to postural alignment

AGE & DISEASE RELATED FOOT CONDITIONS

  • Diabetes foot related conditions
  • Peripheral arterial diseases / Poor circulation
  • Neuropathy / Numb Feet
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Diabetic foot wounds / Foot Ulcers