Posture Podiatry Nail Surgery
Ingrown toenails often occur when the sharp corner or edge of a nail punctures the skin along the nail edge. Let’s face it; it’s not exactly the cleanest or most hygienic part of our body, so infection can easily set in. As the nail continues to grow and the infection becomes worse the painful ingrown toenail develops.
Also, often people can inherit Mum’s toe and Dad’s toenail which can lead to a mismatch, and may render them prone to recurrent ingrown toenails.
For the most part, ingrown toenails are easily managed conservatively. However, if an ingrown toenail is particularly bad or frequently recurring the podiatrists at Posture Podiatry are able to perform a gentle, permanent procedure to relieve the ingrown toenail.
If this is you, feel free to call us to speak with one of the podiatrists at Posture Podiatry to help you resolve your ingrown toenails.
There may be various reasons why partial or complete nail removal may be required. These are usually taken on a case-by-case basis. At Posture Podiatry, we will try everything at our disposal to avoid the need for surgery, however we are able to provide the service if required.
To schedule an appointment, simply click here to BOOK ONLINE anytime of the day.
What to expect in your consult?
On arrival, you’ll be greeted with a smile and invited to enjoy a complimentary mineral foot bath with essential oils or a beautiful herbal tea. (Say yes when offered… we love spoiling our clients!)
You’ll meet your podiatrist, who will listen to your history, work with you to perform a thorough assessment and begin treatment to get to the bottom of your concerns.
Your time is valuable, so you can complete your client forms either in person or online before your appointment to make things run smoothly. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to ask. We’re here to help!
We’ll stay in touch by sending personal emails or SMS (not bulk spam), and also ask for feedback after your appointments so we can continue to improve our service to you.
• Heel pain, arch pain and forefoot pain
• Plantar Fasciitis and Severs Pain
• Neuromas and nerve entrapment conditions
• Shin Splints and Shin pain
• Skin and Nail care (Yes, we can cut your toenails for you!)
• Removal of Corns and Calluses
• Ingrown Toenail removal
• Gait and posture problems
• Child and Adolescent injuries
• Overuse injuries
• Ankle Sprains
We do our best work finding the true cause of your foot pain, and treating problems that have been around for a while.
No, you do not need a referral to see a Podiatrist. You can call and book in right away!
Our podiatrists are popular, however in most cases we can help you see a podiatrist today. You can check availability by selecting a service below, and if nothing suits give us a call and we’ll make something work.
We allocate 45 minutes for all initial podiatry appointments to allow us the time to adequately assess, diagnose, develop a management plan and treat your condition or injury. Once we get to know each other, the subsequent appointments are generally 30 minutes in duration. Once we get to know each other the subsequent appointments are generally 30 minutes in duration.
Yes, podiatrists can refer you for X-Rays, Ultrasounds, and MRI imaging, (and we also know who the good radiologists are, so you won’t miss a thing!)
Yes, we provide on the spot claims with your health fund with our Hicaps machine, or directly to your phone with Hicaps Go at the time of your appointment.
Yes, we accept Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) gold card holders, and WorkCover clients. Just bring details from your GP about your claim.
Yes, we accept American Express cards.
No, however we are registered with Medicare who will contribute $52.95 towards your appointment fee if you have a GP referral under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plan. You just pay the difference, that’s all. Your doctor (GP) can refer you for up to 5 sessions in a year for chronic conditions such as Diabetes.
What can we help you with? Give us a call or chat with us here online and we’ll be happy to talk about the fees with you.