Our Services

Shockwave Therapy


Shockwave Therapy is a new breakthrough technology which helps to promote faster healing of injured muscles, tendons and ligaments. Additionally, it has been proven to reduce pain and decrease inflammation. Shockwave Therapy has been clinically tested and trialled, with clients experiencing up to 90% improvement in pain after 3-6 sessions, with some clients often reporting improvements after just one treatment. Shockwave Therapy is used as a treatment for the following foot conditions.

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Trigger points
  • Patella Tendinitis
  • Peroneal Tendinitis

Should you require more information regarding this service, please contact us today.


Bunion Pain Treatment


Bunions normally present as bumps or a swelling on the side or top of the big toe joint. People of all ages can develop bunions. See one of the Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry for treatment of your bunion pain. They will be happy to help!


Hallux Treatment


The main role of the hallux is to help the body push off and forward when you are walking. It is a common area of the foot to develop pain and discomfort. Pain can be experienced in the big joint at the base of the toe, in the smaller joint near the top of the toe, in the skin surrounding the toe and also in the toenail. The Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry are trained and experienced in the assessment and treatment of hallux concerns.


Heel Pain Treatment


Pain and stiffness in the arch or the bottom of the heel, especially after periods of rest or first thing in the morning, may indicate that you have plantar fasciitis. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Morton’s Neuroma Treatment


A Morton’s neuroma usually presents as a “burning” or “sharp” pain, commonly in the area of the ball of the foot. A Morton’s neuroma exists when the nerve(s) that run between the metatarsal bones in your foot (at the bases of the toes) becomes irritated and swollen (inflamed). Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Plantar Wart Treatment


Plantar warts (also known as verucca/verrucaes) are benign skin lesions that are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are the same as the warts that you can get on the other areas of your body, except these ones are on your feet. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Choosing a Good Shoe


The sole of the shoe needs to be stable and rigid. You should not be able to twist the sole of the shoe onto itself. Shoes should only bend at the toe. Bending in the middle of the shoe reduces its stability. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Corn and Callous Treatment


Corns and callouses are areas of dead, hard and toughened skin which can cause a great deal of discomfort and pain. This pain is a result of increased to pressure on the underlying healthy skin deeper tissues (dermis) and nerves. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Metatarsalgia Treatment


Metatarsalgia is a common overuse injury described as pain in the front part of the foot (forefoot). It is associated with increased stress over the balls of your foot (heads of your metatarsal bones). It commonly occurs in the area where the second, third and fourth toes meet the ball of the foot (the metatarsal heads). Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Achilles Tendonitis Treatment


Pain in the Achilles tendon or pain in the back of the heel may be a condition referred to as Achilles tendonitis or Achilles tendinopathy. This tendon runs from the calf muscles into the back of your heel bone. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Knee Pain Treatment


Knee pain can be as a result of damage to the structures that surround the knee such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, joint capsule, bursae, cartilage and bone. It is also a common symptom of arthritis and obesity. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Shin Pain Treatment


Shin splints is a term used to describe pain along the shin bone (Tibia). They are a common sporting injury. Symptoms can include: sharp pain, aching and/or slight swelling along the shin. Pain generally worsens with increased duration or intensity of running or jumping activities. Pain generally subsides after exercise ceases. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


How To Fix Pronation & Flat Feet


Pronation is a normal motion in the foot as the foot rolls or tilts inwards. This motion occurs shortly after the foot contacts the ground and causes the muscles to relax and the joints to loosen. It has to happen in order for your foot to adapt to different terrains and for shock absorption. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Orthotics


Orthotics are inserts that are placed in your shoes to help correct or improve lower limb function. There are many conditions that are caused by poor alignment of the feet, knee and hips. Pain in the lower back, hips, knees, ankles, feet and the muscles in the legs can all be treated with orthotics. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!

Tough Nail Issues


The Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry are also experienced in the permanent removal of thickened toenails. Make an appointment to discuss this option as well as other way to help manage tough nails. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Diabetes Education and Foot Care


The high blood sugar levels in those with Diabetes can often lead to damage of the small blood vessels and nerves in the feet. This can result in a decrease in circulation in the feet and some loss or change in the feeling in your feet. This is known as peripheral neuropathy, which causes your feet to become less sensitive to pressure, friction, pain and temperature. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!


Ingrown Toe Nail Treatment


Severe or recurrent ingrown toenails can be treated with a minimally invasive surgical procedure which can be performed by the Podiatrists at Rivervale Podiatry. This procedure is most commonly performed on the big toes, but can be done on any of the toes. Please give one of our friendly podiatrists a call. They will be happy to help!