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What are the most common sports injuries treated by our podiatrists?

  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome / Heel Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Achillies Tendonitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Fractues and Stress Fractures
  • Metatarsalgia (sesamoiditis, capsulitis, plantar plate tears)
  • Neuroma
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
  • Paediatric sporting injuries including Sever's, Kohler's and Osgood-Schlatter's diseases

 What can cause sporting injuries?

  • Inappropriate training methods
  • Biomechanical isses including impaired foot function
  • Inappropriate footwear
  • Tripping, falling and collisions with other players whilst playing your sport
  • Overuse or repetative strain syndromes

 What are the signs and symptoms of sports injuries?

  • Pain and discomfort
  • Reduced range of motion and reduced function
  • Impaired sporting performance

 What are treatment options for sports injuries?

  • Rehabilitiation (Stretching, Strengthening Excercises)
  • Modification of training methods and sporting techniques
  • strapping / splining / padding / casting
  • Footwear advice
  • orthoses (custom and modified off the shelf depending on the case)
  • Acupuncture
  • Ultrasound, Massage, Interferential / Tens, 

We work very closely and in conjunction with Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Myotherapists, Massage Therapists, trainers, coaches and the like to provide a wholistic approach to the sporting injury. We can also order X-rays and ultrasoud examinations if appropriate.


 

 

 

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.