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Foot And Leg Pain Centre

Podiatry Beecroft

A happy life starts with healthy feet. 

Dr Angus Chard PhD

The “Foot and Leg Pain Centre” has been established for 20 years and is about restoring your “Physical Freedom”.

Dr Angus Chard, PhD, has distinguished himself among his colleagues with 30 years of clinical experience and a doctorate in Podiatric Musculoskeletal Medicine with an emphasis in children’s foot and leg dynamics.

He leads a passionate team of highly skilled Podiatrists near Beecroft who are anchored by our shared values of credibility, integrity and delivering world-class outcomes. We specialise in the diagnosis, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic foot, leg, and lower back pain.

Our goal is to offer instant relief followed by long term symptom resolution.

Common Podiatry Conditions

Given its complex structure, various regions of the foot including the toes, sole, forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle can be susceptible to pain. 

Knee pain may develop for a number of reasons and in people of any age. 

Conditions like ingrown toenails, plantar warts, corns and calluses, and more are among the skin and nail issues that can affect the feet. 

Having little legs and feet doesn’t exempt kids from pain! Identifying causes of pain as early as possible is incredibly important for their growth and development. 

Conditions involving the feet and legs can produce extensive consequences, possibly affecting the hips and lower back. 

People with diabetes and certain other medical conditions may be more at risk of developing problems with their feet than others. 

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What To Expect From Podiatry

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1. Assessment

The Beecroft podiatrist should inspect the area of concern, whether it’s on the sole of your foot, around a toenail, or your ankles, knees, or hips. This could involve them visually assessing and feeling the area and observing your stride to pinpoint the probable cause of your issue. 

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2. Diagnosis

With the gathered data, your podiatrist should formulate a diagnosis of your condition. If it’s deemed necessary, X-Rays, ultrasound and MRI scans may be requested to support your diagnosis. 

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3. Treatment

Once your condition has been diagnosed, your podiatrist will devise and propose the most suitable treatment approach for you 

Everything You Need to Know About Podiatry

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the feet and lower limbs. While it’s primarily associated with the feet, podiatry also extends to the lower legs, and the benefits of podiatry may be felt all the way from your toes to your head.

If you have foot issues like plantar fasciitis (heel pain), arthritis, flat feet, sprains, or other problems affecting your feet or lower legs, it might be time to consult a podiatrist near Beecroft. Sometimes, other medical professionals might refer you to a podiatrist if they think an issue is related to your feet or legs. A skilled podiatrist, with comprehensive knowledge about feet, ankles, and legs, aims to help you regain your free movement as promptly as possible. 

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How We Treat Your Feet

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Posture And Biomechanics

Your body's posture during movement and at rest can significantly influence any pain or discomfort you might be feeling.

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Rehabilitation

A variety of rehabilitation methods for feet are available, such as dry needling, joint mobilisation, stretching, strengthening, and shockwave.

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Walking Running And Falls Assessment

Evaluating your gait— your walking and running style— can be beneficial in warding off injuries and unnecessary falls.

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Footwear And Orthotics

Having the right footwear is crucial, and orthotics can be adapted to various types of shoes to assist you and your children in moving without pain and more effectively.

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Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Treatment options for ingrown toenails range from non-invasive techniques to surgical procedures, all aimed at ensuring minimal pain.

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Painless Cosmetic Toenail Surgery

In some cases, removing a portion of an ingrown toenail may be recommended. We take every precaution to do this painlessly and cosmetically. Local anesthetic is available when needed.

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Why Foot and Leg Pain Centre?

30+ Years Of Experience

As a second generation podiatrist, Dr Angus Chard, PhD, carries over 30 years of clinical practice.

Wide Range Of Treatments

We offer many forms of treatment and will discuss all of your options with you.

Evidence-Based Treatments

With a Doctorate and extensive clinical experience, Dr Angus Chard, PhD, recognises the importance of balancing evidence with clinical experience.

Referrals From Practitioners

Practitioners: We are dedicated to assisting your patients in maintaining their independent activity levels through podiatry treatment. Do you think any of your patients could benefit from podiatry treatment? If so, we gladly welcome your referrals. With a special focus on addressing complex and chronic foot and leg pain, we can provide high-quality care in a welcoming setting. We are also open to collaboration and accepting patients under the Enhanced Primary Care Plan arrangement. Contact our team today to find out more! 

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All Your Podiatry Questions Answered

A podiatrist examines your feet and lower limbs to identify any potential problems and, if identified, how they could be addressed. At Foot and Leg Pain Centre, our aim is to reinstate your physical mobility. 

Podiatrists frequently deal with issues like flat or high-arched feet, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, skin and nail problems, and individuals suffering from conditions like arthritis and diabetes. 

Regular foot hygiene involves good cleansing and drying of your feet, managing clean toenails, and resorting to a podiatrist if any potential issues are detected. 

Many individuals opt to consult a podiatrist when they endure pain in their feet or ankles or identify issues like plantar warts, bunions, or irritating corns or calluses. Individuals with diabetes should consistently visit a podiatrist because of their heightened risk of foot complications. 

No, you do not need a referral to see a podiatrist.

Absolutely, you will. It is ingrained in our values to ensure your hip hop happiness before you leave, enabling you to leave your pain behind. 

Certainly, our treatments are grounded in evidence, experience, and the individual patient’s needs and goals. Some of the studies referenced in this page include: 

Blair, S. N. (2009). “Physical inactivity: the biggest public health problem of the 21st century.” British Journal of Sports Medicine 43(1): 1-2. 

At the Foot and Leg Pain Centre, we regularly treat patients in Dural, NSW and the surrounding suburbs including Arcadia, Baulkham Hills, Beecroft, Bella Vista, Carlingford, Castle Hill, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Galston, Glenhaven, Hornsby, Kellyville, Norwest, Pennant Hills, Rouse Hill, Seven Hills, Thornleigh, Wahroonga, Westleigh & Winston Hills.

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Step Up Your Foot Health

At Foot and Leg Pain Centre, we’re committed to addressing all your foot and leg concerns. Whether you’re a student, athlete, senior, or all of the above (congratulations!), you deserve to enjoy the physical freedom that podiatry treatment can provide. Our objective is to restore your physical freedom and have you back on your feet as quickly and safely as possible. To begin, schedule your initial assessment.