This web site has been developed for public information to enable a better understanding of foot ailments and the best way to manage them. Click on a subject below to learn more about some of these common foot problems, and how they are treated. Please contact the staff at Blacktown Podiatry for assistance with your foot problems.
Simply put; this is an assessment of the way in which our joint and muscles move together as we walk, run and function during our daily activities. Read more »
Diabetic Risk Assessment
A Podiatry Diabetes Risk Assessment should be carried out at least once a year. Those patients already categorised as high risk will be monitored on a more regular basis. Read more »
Sports and Workplace Injury Prevention Screening
In the work place many workers are required to perform job tasks that require strength, agility, coordination, skill and endurance. These are the same attributes required by athletes in order to perform at their best. Read more »
Stretching Excercises for Treatment & Prevention
Stretching and strengthening these muscle groups can alleviate some daily fatigue and pain. Stretching can also improve flexibility and stamina. Read more »
The aim of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and relieve pain. It is system of health care that has been used and developed over thousands of years. Read more »
The potential for foot and ankle injuries can be reduced by wearing properly fitting shoes for the natural shape of your feet. Read more »
Trigger Point Therapy
An active trigger point is a hyperirritable spot in skeletal muscle that is associated with a tender knot in the muscle tissue. These muscles often appear tight, weak, do not respond to stretching and cause restricted joint range of motion. Read more »
PACTmed Nail Fungas Therapy
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail and is estimated to affect up to 1.6 million Australians. Two currently available treatments include antifungal nail lacquers that are applied daily/weekly and prescription medications. Read more »
A limited home visit service is also available.