Podiatrist Carrum Downs

Locations

Glen Waverley
747 High Street Road, Glen Waverley Victoria 3150

Edithvale

230 Nepean Highway,
Edithvale Victoria 3196

Phone ; (03) 9886 4481

Foot & Leg Pain? Podiatry can help you

Visit our qualified Podiatrists at Alicia Foster Podiatry today! – Appointments available in Glen Waverley and Edithvale

Our Services

  • Orthotics
  • Sports Podiatry
  • Nail & Skin Care
  • Diabetes Foot Care
  • Foot Pain Treatment
  • Pre Pointe Assessments
  • CAM Walker / Moon Boot

Orthotics

Alicia Foster Podiatry can assess and accurately prescribe custom foot orthotics to treat a range of foot concerns and foot types.

  • Orthotic prescription
  • Plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, shin splints
  • Foot, ankle, knee, hip pain
  • Optimising sports performance
  • Treadmill video gait analysis
  • Custom, semi-custom, pre fabricated
  • Suitable for all ages

We can help athletes at all levels of their game. At Alicia Foster Podiatry we have been helping elite athletes with their foot care for many years. We also provide services to health and sports clubs in the area.

Sports Podiatry

  • Access the cause of pain and dysfunction
  • Treat the cause
  • Reduce or eliminate pain
  • Optimise sports performance
  • Improve speed, stamina and endurance
  • Improve muscle function
  • Enhance your love of sport

Nail & Skin Care

General nail and skin care

 

  • Corn and Callus Removal
  • Hard and soft corns
  • Corns beneath toenails
  • Corns between toes
  • Neurovascular corns
  • Skin Conditions
  • Dry, cracked heels
  • Corns and calluses
  • Warts and Tinea
  • Psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis
  • Chilblains
  • Nail Care
  • Routine care for all age groups
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Thick or black toenails
  • Fungal toenails
  • Runner’s toenails

Diabetic Foot Care & Assessment

We provide general diabetic foot care and assessments for those suffering from the condition. This ranges from general nail and skin care, to yearly assessments for diabetic related foot conditions

Diabetes Podiatry & Footcare

Blood flow and nerve function of the feet are tested with special instruments. These include a Doppler, monofilaments, tuning fork and reflex hammer.
People with diabetes can often be unaware they have a problem with their feet due to altered sensation / numbness or reduced blood flow to feet.

Foot & Leg Pain

Alicia Foster Podiatry offer assessment and treatment of lower limb and foot pain including Orthotics, footwear assessment, referral for diagnostic imaging to name a few.

  • Plantar fasciitis, heel spurs
  • Dry, cracked heels
  • Achilles Tendon problems
  • Sever’s Disease in children
  • Orthotics
  • Strapping, dry needling, deep tissue massage
  • Assess the cause of pain & dysfunction

Pre Pointe Assessment

Pre pointe assessment is designed to evaluate a dancers readiness to transition into Pointe shoes. The strength, form and technique of a dancer is assessed to reduced risk of injury whilst on pointe.
A comprehensive treatment plan will be completed by Alicia that may include stretching/ strengthening program for dancers to improve their form and strength to gain approval for pointe work.
  • Strength & stability of foot, ankle, knee and hips
  • Core alignment & stability
  • Postural position & control
  • Motion assessment

CAM Walker – Moon Boot

Cam Walkers – Moon Boots are a foot, ankle and leg splint designed to off load many foot and ankle pathologies such as stress fractures, ligament and tendon injuries that commonly occur during sporting games.

  • Strength & stability of foot, ankle, knee and hips
  • Core alignment & stability
  • Postural position & control
  • Motion assessment
  • Post-operative immobilisation
  • Plantar fascia
  • Ankle sprains
  • Stress fractures