Conditions we treat
We have the confidence and expertise to assess and treat all aspects of podiatry. Below are the most common pathologies of the foot and ankle that are seen at Bounce. If your problem is not listed, don't worry, I am sure that we can help you or at least refer you in the correct direction.
Nail Care- Thickened/Damaged
Throughout life our nails undergo change. This can be due
to trauma, infection or age related systemic changes.
Nails appear thickened, discoloured and often brittle.
A sample of the nail can be collected and tested to
determine a result if your podiatrist requires confirmation
of fungal infection of the nail.
Fungal infections, Athletes foot, pitted keratolysis, psoriatic skin.
When the nail penetrates the skin resulting in pain and often associated infection. This can be managed conservatively or surgically.
Verrucae are small lumps of viral tissue found on the feet and hands caused by different strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). They are often pain free, raised and roughened circles of skin with small black dots (capillaries) in the centre. There can be one or multiple areas infected. With or without treatment they usually resolve within two years but many strains of verrucae can last considerably longer and continue to spread and become painful.
The poor sensation and circulation that occurs as a result of diabetes can have very serious impact on a persons foot health and if not managed properly, can lead to breakdown in tissue, ulceration and serious infection.
Corns and Callus
Hard skin and corns, are often painful, and occur in areas of increased pressure or friction on the foot. Most commonly found on the tops of toes, the ball of the foot and around the heel.
Bunions, Hammer Toes, Neuromas, Flat Feet/High Arch Feet, Hypermobility, (Metatarsalgia) Ball of Foot Pain, Arthritis, Plantar Fasciitis, Heel Pain, Achilles Tendinopathies, Ligament and Tendon Overuse/Injury. Associated Lower Back, Hip and Keen Pathologies originating from the foot