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Podiatrist in Cockburn
The podiatry profession has undergone considerable growth and change in recent years.
A podiatrist is a health professional who deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.
The conditions a podiatrist in Perth treat include those resulting from bone and joint disorders such as arthritis and soft-tissue and muscular pathologies as well as neurological and circulatory diseases. Podiatrists are also able to diagnose and treat any complications of the above which affect the lower limb, including skin and nail disorders, corns, calluses and ingrown toenails. Foot injuries and infections gained through sport or other activities are also diagnosed and treated by podiatrists.
Noela Askew graduated from Curtin University in 1995 and started off working in senior citizen centres, nursing homes and her private practice, South Lake Podiatry.
She is experienced in all podiatry specialties, including general treatment, children, high-risk foot ulcerations, sports injuries, nail surgery, diabetic assessment and biomechanics.
Shortly after graduating, Noela cemented her passion in biomechanics. Over the last ten years she has completed courses including dry needling, acupuncture, soft tissue therapy and manual techniques. Her advanced skill set mirrors her passion for professional development as a podiatrist and tackling complicated biomechanical issues using the computerised gait scan.
Noela volunteers in sporting events and often uses her advanced skill set in pro-bono cases.
Noela holds memberships with the Australian Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia.