• Diabetes
    Health Literacy

    Assistance from Podiatrists in Caring for People With Diabetes

    It has been estimated that about 56 million people have diabetes and 17 million Australians have diabetes and 14 million Australians are diagnosed, and around 5 million are undiagnosed of diabetes. In the past year, around 100,000 people have developed diabetes. Diabetes is a very serious, complex condition and it affects the entire body of patients. The feet are at risks because of diabetes cause damage to nerves in the feet which further affects the blood circulation and increase the risk of catching the infection. How Diabetes affects the feet of a patient? Many professional health care clinics are constantly working and reviewing the community regarding the podiatrist and how…

  • Feet
    Surgery,  Treatment

    Conditions That May Require You to Go for Podiatric Surgery

    Many people dismiss their foot pain and discomfort as tiredness and rarely does it ever occur to them that they may be dealing with a more serious issue. They therefore resort to over-the-counter medication to ease the pain and discomfort or buy custom-made shoes to try and solve the problem. However, it is important to seek the opinion of a podiatrist in order to be sure of what is causing your pain and discomfort and so that you can get the right treatment for your condition. In some cases, all you will need is physical therapy or some medication. But there are some conditions that may require you to go…