Podiatry

WHAT IS PODIATRY?

A Podiatrist is a health-care professional who assesses and manages foot and related lowerlimb conditions. The University of JohannesburgPodiatry Clinic is an undergraduate teaching clinic open to members of the public. Registered practising podiatrists with specialist interests supervise undergraduate students who carry out podiatric assessments and treatments. Podiatrists are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).


SERVICES AVAILABLE

The University Podiatry Clinic provides a comprehensive range of podiatry services including: Foot and lower-limb assessment. Treatment of lesions of the skin and nail, including:

corns, calluses, and nail problems

Treatment of infections (e.g. plantar warts)

Nail surgery

Foot care and footwear education

Biomechanical assessment

Diabetic foot screening

Foot wound management

Assessment and management of the At-Risk Foot due to systemic pathology

Insole and orthosis manufacture

The following clinics are conducted each week during most of the year:

Adult assessment and treatment

Adult bio-mechanics and sports injuries

Skin and nail surgery

Paediatric (children)

High risk feet, e.g. Diabetes

FEES: Rates at this clinic are kept low to ensure availability to all sectors of the community and cannot be refunded by medical aids.

CLINICS 
The following clinics are conducted each week during most of the year:
• Adult assessment and treatment 
• Adult bio-mechanics and sports injuries 
• Skin and nail surgery • Paediatric (children) 
• High risk feet, e.g. Diabetes 
For appointments: Tel: 011 559 6167 E-mail: Ms Bharita Nana




CLINIC HOURS 
All services operate on an appointment basis and are offered at scheduled times. 
Monday: 10:00 – 13:00 (Pensioners clinic) 14:15 – 16:00 (Paediatric clinic) 
Tuesday: 09:00 – 12:00 (General clinic) 
Wednesday: 09:00 – 12:00 (General clinic) 
Thursday: 10:00 – 13:00 (Pensioners clinic)
Friday: 09:00 – 12:00 (General and surgical clinics) 14:00 – 16:00 (Sports clinic)
Doornfontein Campus John Orr Building (1st Floor) Sherwell Street (between Saratoga and Beit streets) Doornfontein