How Can a Podiatrist Help?
Podiatry is a very small field in comparison to bigger health fields such a general practitioner doctors, physiotherapists, psychologist and many more.
Our feet are very important indicators with how our body is contacting the ground and whether they’re in good shape or not depends on how the mechanics of the body function. It’s important to take into consideration that age, gender, height, weight, and even family history can play massive parts in the health of your feet, ankle, knees, and spine.
The body works as a whole so it’s no surprise that we find very common problems that relate to one another due to the daily habits we engulf in. It’s very important to also listen to our bodies so that we don’t push them past the point of rehabilitation or require surgery.
Management plans for chronic issues such as foot, ankle or heel pain can be extremely effective if the program is complied with. Podiatry aims to treat these complications with conservative treatments based on the foot, ankle and associated structures of the lower limbs.