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Podiatry Services

Mint Foot Care provides a diverse range of podiatry services for sportspeople, adults and children.

Our qualified podiatrists are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all lower limb and foot conditions.

Our diverse spectrum of services can be personalised to meet your needs.

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General Podiatry Services

Mint Foot Care’s signature podiatry Medical Pedicures are something very special. Enjoy a spa pedicure experience plus the skill and hygiene of a podiatry treatment.

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Ingrown Toe Nails

This common and painful condition requires our podiatrists assessment for a solution. Surgery is only performed in severe cases or if conservative treatment has been unsuccessful. We perform the procedure in our on-site treatment rooms under local anaesthetic.

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Plantar Warts (Verruca Pedis)

We are able to offer cryotherapy, application of a variety of topical chemicals and multiple punctate therapy. Treatment plans depend on the size and spread of the verruca.

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Orthotic Therapy

Orthotics are specially designed devices worn inside the shoe to help realign the foot, protecting areas of concern and preventing injury. Mint Foot Care offers customised orthotics which are prescribed following a Biomechanical Assessment and Video Gait Analysis. Our custom orthotics support, cushion the feet and correct any imbalances, reducing lower limb pain. Our customised orthotics are specifically crafted and precisely matched to fit the contour of your foot.

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Mint Foot Care Podiatry Services

We also professionally treat foot conditions such as ingrown toe nails, sports injuries, foot pain, warts, corns and cracked heels.

  • Orthotic
    Therapy

    Orthotics are specially designed devices worn inside the shoe to help realign the foot, protecting areas of concern and preventing injury. Mint Foot Care offers customised orthotics which are prescribed following a Biomechanical and Video Gait Analysis. Our custom orthotics support, cushion the feet and correct any imbalances, reducing lower limb pain. Our customised orthotics are specifically crafted and precisely matched to fit the contour of your foot.

  • Ingrown
    Toe Nails

    Our podiatrists can carefully assess your ingrown toenails and perform conservative treatment by carefully cutting the offending piece of nail splinter piercing the skin. If unsuccessful, we can perform surgery in chronic and recurring cases in our on-site treatment rooms under local anaesthetic.

  • Wart
    Therapy

    We are able to offer cryotherapy, application of a variety of topical chemicals and multiple punctate therapies. Treatment plans depend on the size and spread of the verruca.

  • General Podiatry
    Services

    Mint Foot Care’s signature podiatric Medical Pedicures are something very special. Enjoy a spa pedicure experience plus the skill and hygiene of a podiatry treatment. Our general podiatry services include medical pedicures, corns and callus, nails and fungal infections.

  • Paraffin Wax
    Therapy

    Paraffin wax is produced by refining the wax out of crude mineral oils. It is then purified through boiling and then chilled and pressed through a filter which creates a heavy oil, or paraffin wax. Peppermint essential oil is added to the paraffin wax treatments to provide the added benefit of aromatherapy.

  • Diabetic
    Foot Care

    Our diabetic foot care assesses overall foot health, nerves and circulation for the early detection of minor problems. This reduces the likelihood of them developing into major and disabling complications. We recommend and offer regular diabetic foot care, including medical pedicures, neurological and vascular assessments, diabetic education and ulcer dressings (if required).

  • Dry Needling
    (Myo-Facial Trigger Point Therapy)

    Dry Needling is the western form of acupuncture that targets the Myofascial Trigger Points in the body that become tight and restricted through overuse syndromes and sporting injuries.

    Dry Needling involves the insertion of a sterile fine filament needle into specific sites to ‘de-activate’ active trigger points within the muscle and fascia resulting in muscle relation and pain relief. It is effective in the treatment of muscle strains, sprains, imbalances and tightness.

  • KeryFlex Nail
    Restoration

    KeryFlex is a medical grade acrylic used to cover unsightly or damaged nails to create a realistic and natural-looking nail. KeryFlex uses polymer resins and special activates to create a durable, yet flexible artificial nail when exposed to ultraviolet light.

    Women may apply nail polish over the KeryFlex and also apply nail polish remover to the new nail.

  • Ultrasound
    Therapy

    Ultrasound therapy stimulates the healing of soft tissue conditions using sound waves to increase blood flow to reduce swelling and oedema. This leads to reduced pain and quicker healing times for soft tissue injuries. This treatment is painless.

    Commonly used in the treatment:
    Achilles tendinopathy
    Plantar fasciitis
    Severs disease/Osgood-Schlatter disease
    – And many other conditions

  • Doppler Examination

    A Doppler Ultrasound is a vascular assessment tool that is able to assess the blood supply to your feet, analyse the risk of ulcerations, a candidate for compression therapy in the treatment of oedema or if you require a referral to a vascular specialist. Our Doppler Ultrasound equipment is used to perform ankle and toe brachial pressure index readings.

  • Foot/Knee/Hip Pain

    Foot, knee and hip pain can be the result of abnormal biomechanics of the feet and legs resulting in overuse injuries in the feet, knee, hip and lower back. Also poor hip and knee malalignment position can cause secondary problems in the feet. Malalignment will make soft tissues and joints much more prone to sports and overuse injuries, and over time, this will contribute to arthritic and other degenerative changes in the joints.

  • Footwear

    At Mint Foot Care we stock a large range of podiatry endorsed footwear. We provide the full range of Dr Comfort, Revere and Vionic brands for both women and men. Our qualified podiatrists can provide advice on the shoe that best suits your individual needs as well as provide a fit and measure.

  • Children’s
    Feet

    Children’s feet differ from those of adults as they are not yet fully formed. At Mint Foot Care, we treat children of all ages for a range of different foot conditions. The conditions we treat include ,flat feet ,in-toeing, out-toeing ,sever’s disease ,knocked kneed ,bow legs, heel pain and growing pains. Our management plans are based on a number of factors which include age, family, history, associated pain and any biomechanical problems.

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Latest News

  • Podiatry

    STRESS FRACTURES

    WHAT IS A STRESS FRACTURE? A stress fracture is an incomplete crack in a bone. Stress fractures are caused by repeated stress or repetitive activity over a period, weakening the bone. Stress fractures are common in runners and athletes who...

    No Comments Date: July 23, 2017
  • Meet the Team

    Mia-Office Administrator

    The youngest member of our team, Mia is a dynamic office administrator. Mia is currently studying nursing and plays an active role in our infection control procedures and assisting our podiatrists. Outside of work Mia likes to stay active by...

    No Comments Date: June 19, 2017
  • Footwear

    Effects of high heels on feet

    High heels dominate the fashion industry. They give women more confidence and empowerment by elongating and accentuating the legs, increasing height and drawing attention from both men and women. However, high heels not only cause chronic foot problems, but can...

    No Comments Date: May 9, 2017
  • Nails

    Why Does My Nail Polish Stain My Nails Yellow?

    This is a common complaint that I hear from many of my patients. There are two possible causes. The most likely reason is a colour reaction. Darker coloured polishes in particular can stain nails due to a chemical reaction between...

    No Comments Date: February 3, 2017
  • Circulation

    Peripheral Vascular Disease

    What is peripheral vascular disease? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is the reduced circulation of blood to a body part other than the brain or heart. It most commonly affects the blood vessels of the legs and kidneys. It is caused...

    No Comments Date: August 6, 2016