The bridegroom's story
Just six weeks before his wedding, Michael, a patient with a condition that caused his leg muscles to waste away, came to see us.He was in tears because he could barely walk due to his foot pain, his toes were deformed, and he was afraid of not being able to walk down the aisle with his wife on their wedding day. The first step was to fix his pain by removing the huge corns and calluses that were on the balls of his feet. Then we had to protect his feet, so we arranged a pair of custom-made orthotics and modified shoes to make it easier for him to walk. This meant he could actually do some weight bearing strengthening exercises to ensure he would be strong enough on his wedding day. He said it was life changing, and the fact that Michael invited my wife and I to his wedding day and reception was awesome! I got to witness first hand his joy at being able to walk down the aisle with his wife, and thank me during his speech for enabling such an important moment for him. It’s times like that which inspires us, energises us, and justifies our commitment to go above and beyond for every person who walks through our door.
General podiatrist Fremantle
When a patient visits The Foot Clinic, they can expect to receive a warm welcome by all members of staff. Every person in the clinic is focused on getting to know the person and every podiatrist is focused on understanding the real cause of the problem.
“It’s a collaborative approach” says Dr Suresh, “we get together every week to discuss our cases. We have this team approach so we can share the challenging cases get better outcomes for everyone.”
And it’s not simply about solving the superficial problem; it’s about helping patients to move freely. Whether that’s walking down the aisle, running, playing tennis, or just domestic duties at your own your home, The Foot Clinic’s podiatrists are there to help you achieve your goals.
Skin & Nail vs Muscle & Joint
SKIN & NAIL
Patients who live in Fremantle who are looking for a podiatrist to deal with skin and nail problems may also really appreciate the holistic approach at The Foot Clinic. Their highly experienced Podiatrists will address hard skin, fungal nails, and warts issues. The Foot Clinic also uses different, innovative techniques to deal with skin and nail issues, with the purpose of addressing those skin and nail problems faster and more effectively.
MUSCLE & JOINT
Problems such as a callus, corn or cracked heel can either affect how people walk or can in fact be the symptoms of how people walk. Treating those hard skin issues can make you feel lighter on your feet. But that’s just part of the approach The Foot Clinic’s podiatrists take. They also carry out Foot-To-Core Integration exercises to assist muscles and joints to work properly. This strengthening exercise also helps prevent problems from coming back.
Sports Podiatrist Fremantle
“We believe in having fun and helping our patients to have fun,” he says. “It doesn’t have to be elite sports, I also love watching people go for a run along the path at Leighton Beach or at South Fremantle beach. By the way, once you have your basic foot strength, it’s a good idea to take off your shoes and to run on the beach. We are always keen to bring new foot strengthening ideas to our clinic to help you get the most out of your sports and out of your life.”
The Foot Clinic Difference
The Foot Clinic serves its Fremantle patients with a clear protocol: Fix your pain, protect and strengthen your feet.
“We get deep into the diagnosis of what the problem is, what caused it and what we can do to fix it,” Suresh says. “It’s important to get our patients down to a pain score of 0, but that’s not where it ends. We then need to make sure the problem doesn’t come back. We are comprehensive and that can take time, but the feedback we get is that patients love what we are doing. Knowing we are doing a good job for our patients is what motivates us.”
The Foot Clinic treats everyone, offering children’s podiatry as well as treatment for adults. We help patients across the Perth metro area and Fremantle, Suresh says. Most of our patients come from Fremantle, South Fremantle, Claremont, Swanbourne, Peppermint Grove, Nedlands and Cottesloe.
How To Get Here?
The Foot Clinic is located conveniently in Cottesloe Central on the ground floor. If you parked underground and are not fully mobile due to a foot injury, we encourage you to use the escalators.
Find directions on Google Maps
Take the Stirling Highway towards Perth City. Then turn right on Leake Street to enter the Cottesloe Central undercover parking lot, where there is plenty of parking.
Using Transperth Rail:
Use the Fremantle line to Cottesloe, then walk 350 towards Cottesloe Central at 460 Stirling Highway.