Because I am a surgeon doesn’t mean I will recommend surgery! I consider all non-surgical solutions first. However, since I am an Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at University of Western Australian, then I will have access to the best resources to help you if surgery is needed.
Foot orthoses are a way of balancing the foot, lower leg, knees, hips and back. There are many conditions where orthoses may help. The key to success is the skill of the health practitioner. I have many years experience as a senior podiatrist within Perth Hospitals, private practice, and at UWA, where I am Head of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery. I have also designed a new and innovative orthotic: Orthotiks. Would you trust your feet to anyone else?
Fungal nail infection?
This is a terrible and unsightly infection that is hard to treat and can spread. Many pharmacy products are not effective. Lasers produce light and heat that penetrates some distance into the nail killing fungal elements in a safe way. If you really want to see your unsightly nails fixed in the fastest way possible then see me. I can also prescribe strong antifungal medications if necessary. Not all podiatrists can! Laser therapy is currently provided by the UWA Podiatry clinic. Call (08) 6488 4522 for an assessement.