Podiatry and You
Foot massage

What is Podiatry?

Podiatry (also known as chiropody) is the diagnosis and treatment by podiatrists (chiropodists) of diseases and other disorders of the feet. Podiatrists are highly skilled health professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.

O Podiatrist can treat, manage or advice for the following signs and symptoms at the feet:


Nail Pathologies

  • Onychomycosis (fungal nail infections)
Ονυχομυκητιαση
  • Ingrowing Toenails
Ingrown Toenail
  • Onychauxis (thick / deformed tonails)

Skin Pathologies

  • Blisters
Blister
  • Callus / hard skin
Callus
  • Veruccae
Μυρμηγκιά
  • Athlete’s Foot (skin fungal)
  • Ξηροδερμία (Σκασίματα στις πτέρνες)
  • Dry skin (heel cracks)
  • Corns

Musculoskeletal

  • Pain at the ball of the foot / toes (Metatarsalgia , Morton’s Neuroma)
Μεταταρσαλγια
  • Bunions
Bunion
  • Heel Pain (Calcaneal Spur / Plantar Fasciitis)
Πόνους στη πτέρνα
  • Arthritic Foot
Αrthritic fοοt
  • Flat feet (Pes Planus)
  • High arch foot (Pes Cavus)
  • Sport’s injuries (repetetive injuries, chronic tendonitis)
  • Back or hip or knee pain origaned from misalignment of the foot
  • Limb length difference (that could cause Scoliosis)