General Treatment

Delivering pain relief & fast recovery for a variety of foot conditions, including heel and arch pain, bunions, and warts

General Treatment

Delivering pain relief & fast recovery for a variety of foot conditions, including heel and arch pain, bunions, and warts

A general podiatry treatment is usually a general footcare appointment to assess the cause of pain and foot issues, develop a plan to reduce the recurrence of the issue and general tidy up of your feet. During a general treatment, one of our podiatrists will discuss your concerns, perform a thorough assessment, then explain what has happened, why it is happening and discuss best options and make any recommendations for the best treatment.

Podiatry treatment usually involves tidying up the toenails and the removal of any corns, calluses, and hard or cracked skin. Corns and calluses are hard, painful areas of skin that often develop on the feet due to pressure or friction. They occur as a protective response to areas under continued pressure or friction and can make walking and footwear uncomfortable.

Along with dealing with any painful or difficult toenails, our podiatrists will remove any thick skin to relieve pressure on the tissues that lie beneath. People should not try to cut out corns and callus themselves. This could result in more pain, nasty cuts and potentially cause infections. Our podiatrists are extremely experienced and will skillfully deal with any painful, unsightly or unwanted areas, leaving your feet feeling fresh, and healthy.

Why Is Regular Foot Care Important?​

General podiatry footcare and regular foot maintenance forms an important part of podiatry practice. The role of the Podiatrist involves monitoring for and identifying the warning signs or presence of serious issues that can affect the foot and leg resulting in disability.

Along with the regular upkeep of foot health and hygiene, general podiatry treatment also includes the continued monitoring of the blood flow and sensation levels of the foot and leg. By picking up on early signs and symptoms, our podiatrists can work to help prevent serious issues from developing or help monitor and maintain them once they have occurred.

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Foot conditions our Sydney Podiatrists are experts in treating include:

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Thick toenails
  • Fungal toenails
  • Split toenails
  • Elevated toenails
  • Elongated toenails
  • Unhealthy toenails
  • Corns
  • Callus
  • Thickened skin
  • Hard skin
  • Dry skin
  • Cracked skin
  • Cracked heels
  • Fissures
  • Bunions
  • Warts
  • Lumps
  • Moles
  • Splinters
  • Abnormal growths
  • Shin Splints
  • Blisters
  • Wounds
  • Ulcers
  • Bacterial infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Skin reactions
  • Reduced foot sensation
  • Abnormal foot sensation
  • Reduced blood flow
  • Poor circulation
  • Plantar verruca
  • Chilblains
  • Raynaud’s disease
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Arthritides
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Reactive arthritis
    • Septic arthritis
    • Ankylosing spondylitis
    • Childhood arthritis
    • Idiopathic juvenile arthritis

What Do Podiatrists Treat?

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FAQ's

Referrals are not required to be seen by one of our podiatrists in Sydney CBD for a general foot treatment. To have your feet maintained by one of our Sydney podiatrists, all you need to do is book online or call and organise an appointment for a general treatment.

Treatment time and reoccurrence depend on what conditions you are suffering from.

At Bespoke Health and Performance, we aim to get any issues resolved as fast as possible whilst also ensuring there is no reoccurrence, however, if you’re suffering from conditions such as diabetes, you will require regular checkups and tidy up to ensure your feet aren’t getting worse due to diabetes.

General foot care is important for those suffering conditions and aliments that require treatment otherwise they can get worse. 

After our specialist podiatrist have conducted a proper assessment, they will be able to advise how vital general treatments may be for you.