Common podiatry problems treated by Podiatry on Pako

You rely on your feet to keep you up and about, and you can rely on Podiatry on Pako to keep your feet in top condition. With leading Geelong podiatrist, Leo Veanes boasting more than three decades’ experience, we offer professional and friendly solutions for a huge range of podiatry problems.

We offer unique solutions for everything from radial shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis and heel pain to laser toenail fungus treatment and custom orthotics to relieve foot pain.

Please contact Podiatry on Pako to find out more, or book a biomechanical assessment at our Geelong clinic.

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can be both a direct pain in its own right, as well as indicative of another underlying condition, like tendonitis, arthritis or diabetes. At Podiatry on Pako, our experienced podiatrist will correctly identify the cause of your ankle pain and devise effective treatment. The ankle carries a lot of stress, as it bears much...


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Arthritis

At Podiatry on Pako, we treat foot and leg problems for people of all ages. Leo Veanes has more than three decades’ experience helping clients overcome arthritis pain through a range of podiatry services in Geelong. The two main groups are: Rheumatoid arthritis – an inflammatory joint problem causing joint enlargement, nodules, sensitivity and deformities...


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Back Pain

Back pain can be debilitating and stop you from living a healthy, active life. What many people might not realise is that back pain is often a consequence of misalignment in your legs and feet. Podiatry on Pako provides assessment and effective back pain treatment in Geelong. Often as podiatrists we see unexplained back and hip...


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Bunions

Your toes are not only important for balance, but affect the alignment and mechanics of your entire body. A bunion can be both painful and detrimental to your lifestyle. Podiatry on Pako offers bunion treatment in Geelong for ongoing relief from bunion pain. A bunion is a misalignment of the big toe, or hallux. It is also known...


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Calluses & Corns

Both calluses and foot corns can be very painful if left for too long without treatment. At Podiatry on Pako in Geelong, we specialise in quick and painless removal of calluses and treatment for corns. Corns or foot calluses are painful areas of thicker skin caused by pressure and friction. A corn is generally found near...


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Diabetes

Diabetes causes complication in circulation and nerves. As feet are furthest away from the brain and heart that control these systems, diabetic foot care is important in maintaining the healthy function of feet and lower limbs. Leo Veanes is a specialist diabetes podiatrist in Geelong, with more than 30 years’ experience treating clients with diabetes. Diabetes...


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Flat Feet

Pronation, or flat feet, can occur at all ages from young children to the elderly. The condition does not naturally improve, as we are standing on our feet placing pressure on them. Pronation is when the ankles roll inward, making them unstable. This poor alignment leads to foot, ankle, shin, knee and even back pain....


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Foot Pain

At Podiatry on Pako, we understand how foot pain can cramp your lifestyle. We provide treatments for a huge range of foot problems at our Geelong clinic, including metatarsalgia, neuroma and sesamoiditis. Metatarsalgia is a general term which includes all forefoot pain. Sesamoiditis refers to the pain felt when the two small, round bones under the big toe joint...


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Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are most commonly associated with plantar fasciitis. The latter condition occurs when the ligament running along the sole of the feet begins to tug and irritate the bone. As new bone is laid down, a heel spur is developed. Leo Veanes, lead podiatrist in Geelong at Podiatry on Pako, is experienced in assessing...


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Ingrown Toenails & Toenail Fungus

At Podiatry on Pako, we have more than 30 years’ experience treating a wide range of toenail problems, including ingrown toenails and toenail fungus. Don’t let fear or embarrassment stop you from what is usually a quick and painless solution. Please contact our Geelong podiatry clinic for more information or to book an appointment. This is...


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Knee Pain

The most common knee pain we see at Podiatry on Pako is patella femoral syndrome, sometimes referred to as runner’s knee. For more information about our runner’s knee treatment, please contact our Geelong podiatry clinic. Knee pain that is in the anterior, or front, and sides of the knee and also behind the patella, is commonly seen in...


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Leg Length Discrepancy

Leg length discrepancy is a mechanical instability that can lead to a number of other alignment issues throughout the lower limbs and back. Podiatry on Pako offers professional and effective leg length discrepancy treatment in Geelong. Uneven leg length can be measured a variety of ways. X-ray can be used to accurately measure the combined...


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Plantar Fasciitis

The most common problem in the heel is plantar fasciitis. Treatment and diagnosis is important as there are many other conditions confused with this complaint. Patients can waste time and money treating something they don’t have. Our Geelong podiatrists assess heel pain, identifying if you have plantar fasciitis symptoms and advising on treatment. The plantar...


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Shin Splints

If you experience pain in your lower legs during exercise, it could be an indication of shin splints. Whether on the lower inside or front of your shin, if left untreated shin splints can lead to stress fractures in the tibia, so it’s best to visit Podiatry on Pako for a thorough assessment and shin...


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Stress Fractures

If you’re experiencing pain in your feet or shins, it’s important to have it looked at by a podiatrist as soon as possible. The pain could be an indication of an underlying stress fracture, which if left untreated can result in longer recovery times. Podiatry on Pako offers assessments and stress fracture treatments in our...


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Tinea

Don’t let a fungal infection stop you from living your life. At Podiatry on Pako, our leading Geelong podiatrist, Leo Veanes, has more than three decades’ experience advising clients about effective tinea treatments. Tinea is a fungal infection which grows on the skin and nails, also known as athlete’s foot, jock itch, or ring worm. Often the...


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Warts

Warts can cause both embarrassment and significant pain, especially plantar warts found on the soles of the feet. Podiatry on Pako offers efficient and painless wart treatment in Geelong, including chemical removal. These types of warts occur on the feet but also hands, knees and elbows. They are often confused with other skin problems and...


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