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What is Arthritis of the feet ?

Arthritis is a broad term for a number of conditions that destroy the workings of a normal joint.

See Arthritis Victoria website

Arthritis of the feet is very common and can occur at any age. Arthritic feet may be painful and/or look unattractive. It may also make it hard to fit your feet into shoes.

What can Arthritic changes in the feet be caused by ?

      • Osteoarthritis (the wear and tear type of arthritis)
      • Gouty Arthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Other forms of arthritis

What are the Signs & Symptoms of Arthritis in the feet ?

      • Pain in the joints
      • Redness, swelling and/or tenderness
      • Prominent lumps and bumps

What are the Treatment Options for Arthritis of the feet ?

At Irymple Foot Clinic we suggest the most simple, least expensive methods to help give you relief and keep you on your feet. Some of the treatments that may be suggested to you are:

      • Advice on footwear
      • Advice on exercises
      • Advice on pain relief
      • Pressure relief padding and/or custom orthotic devices
      • Referral to a specialist (if appropriate)

Your "arthritis" may be something else so if you are not sure or still having problems please make an appointment to see us at Irymple Foot Clinic!


 

 

 

MILDURA….PART TIME PODIATRY POSITION AVAILABLE JANUARY 2018.


Are you after a river change? Mildura is an inland city in Northern Victoria with a population of over 60,000 people on the great Murray River, border of Victoria and New South Wales. Irymple Foot Clinic is looking for a fully qualified Podiatrist to start in January 2018 for 2-3 days per week to join a dynamic team of Podiatrists and Podiatry Assistants. We use Front-Desk practice management system and have accommodation available if required for successful applicant. New graduates welcome to apply.
All areas of podiatry are covered, including:
• General foot and nail care
• Diabetic Foot Care Assessments
• Diagnosis and treatment of lower limb complications /Biomechanical Assessments
• Orthotic Prescription
• Paediatric Assessments
• Footwear Assessments
• Nail Surgery
• High Risk Foot / Wound Care
Podiatrists with all levels of experience are welcome to apply. Previous experience in private practice and the ability to work independently is highly advantageous. Dry Needling / Acupuncture for Podiatrists training would also be helpful. The successful applicant will need to have:
• Full registration with AHPRA
• Honesty, Integrity and a great Work Ethic
• Ability to work independently and as part of a close team
• Great communication and computer skills
• Empathy and Cultural Awareness
For all enquiries, please: Contact: Tracey Meyer Phone: 0458176823; 0350246333 or Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date is 23rd Nov 2017.