FAQs

How do I make an appointment?

Appointments can be made:

Email: [email protected]
Phone at +65 6909 0117
WhatsApp: +65 8776 9918

Is a referral required?

Referrals by doctors or other healthcare practitioners are not required.

 

Where is The Foot Practice located?

The Foot Practice has two clinic locations in Singapore. The main clinic location is conveniently located in the CBD at:

144 Robinson Road
#10-02 Robinson Square
Singapore 068908

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The second clinic location is located in Novena at:

Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
38 Irrawaddy Road, #11-57
Singapore 329563

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Is The Foot Practice wheelchair-friendly?

Yes, the clinic is accessible by wheelchair. There is elevator access.

What is a podiatrist?

Podiatrist are high-trained practitioners who examine, diagnose, treat and prevent conditions and symptoms of the foot, ankle and lower limbs.

 

What conditions can a podiatrist treat?

What does a podiatrist do on the first visit?

During the initial consultation, a podiatrist will have a comprehensive discussion to better assess your symptoms or condition, including information about your lifestyle. An assessment will be made. Following an examination or 3D gait analysis, a treatment plan will discussed that may include, for examples, orthotic therapy, nail treatment, foot and lower limb strengthening exercises, or shockwave therapy.

 

What should I wear to the appointment?

Your normal daily attire can be worn, but we recommend comfortable and looser clothing if treatment is necessary. For assessment of foot conditions, lower leg or back pain, please bring wear or bring along the pair of your daily footwear.

What is orthotic therapy?

Orthotic therapy is a treatment to align the low leg and control of the function of your foot to help you move more pain free or prevent future or recurrent injuries. Whether pre-fabricated insoles or custom-made orthotics, these devices are inserted into the shoe to support a foot’s arch typically for people with flat or high-arched feet. Orthotic therapy can also help to alleviate lower back pain by adjusting foot and leg motion to realign the lower body. Custom-made orthotics will be individually manufactured available within 2 weeks.

What is a 3D Gait Analysis?

Gait is the pattern or movement while walking or running. A 3D Gait Analysis is an advanced technology that addresses biomechanical imbalances or misalignment in the lower limbs that can lead to injuries. Through a 3D Gait Analysis, treatment recommendations can be provided to speed the recovery process, prevent injury, enhance sports performance, or footwear recommendations.

What is shockwave therapy?

Shockwave therapy is a technology that uses acoustic soundwaves to stimulate the body’s natural healing process to reduce pain and tissue healing. It is a non-invasive treatment that uses a device externally on the skin to target a wide range of lower leg and foot issues, including Achilles tendonitis, Morton’s neuroma, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, and metatarsalgia.

Do podiatrists treat fungal nail infections?

Podiatrist treat fungal nail and toenail infections that affect more than 10 per cent (and growing) of the population. Also known as onychomycosis, if a nail fugus infection is can spread to other nails. Nail fungal infections don’t typically go away on their own. A topical solution is used to effectively rid of the nail fungus.

What can a podiatrist do to help prevent or reduce recurrent ankle injuries?

Ankle sprains and strains are a common injury. Different treatment options are available to help build ankle stability and strength to prevent injuries from strengthening exercises to gait analysis to examine the biomechanical movements of the body.

What is a diabetic foot?

A diabetic foot is a chronic condition that affects people with diabetes, and is a manageable foot condition that can be effectively treated by a podiatrist. It is categorised as either peripheral arterial disease or sensory neuropathy. An initial diabetic foot screening will assess the extent to which diabetes is affecting your foot with a treatment plan to reduce the risk of further complications.

What is an ingrown nail and toenail?

Ingrown nail and toenails can be a painful condition where the nails grows into the side of a nail bed to create swelling or irritation. It is a common nail condition that can be easily treated by a podiatrist by removal of the ingrown portion of the nail.

What is a medical pedicure?

A medical pedicure is different from an normal pedicure that you may receive from a nail salon. A podiatrist will examine the foot’s skin and nail and provide the treatment to remove hard skin, calluses or prevent diseased or ingrown toenails.

 

How much does it cost to see a podiatrist?

Initial consultation fees range from $180.00 to $250.00 for first-time clients. Consultations typically last 30 minutes. Follow-up consultations may be required. Consultations include comprehensive discussion and assessment about your lower limb, foot or nail & skin condition and related treatment and excludes additional therapies such as 3D gait analysis, and products (e.g., orthotics, nail fungal treatment, etc.).

What forms of payment are accepted?

Credit card (AMEX, MasterCard and VISA) and Cash, PayLah! or PayNow payments are accepted.

Is insurance accepted?

Currently insurance is not accepted by our clinic. If you require a claim a comprehensive podiatrist report and completion of insurance claim forms can be provided for an additional fee.

FEATURED TREATMENTS & SERVICES

Orthotic Therapy

Customised Shoe Insoles To Stablise and Control Function

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SKIN & NAIL CARE

Ingrown Toe Nails Can Be A Thing of The Past

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INJURY PREVENTION & INTERVENTION

Learn How to Prevent Common Lower Leg and Foot Injuries

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SPORTS PODIATRY

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Maximise Sporting Potential at All Atheltic Levels

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DIABETIC FOOT SCREENING

Diabetics Are 15x More Likely To Have Amputations ... Don't Wait Become A Statistic

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Paediatric Podiatry

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Specialised Services for Children Aged 2 and Above or Young Adults

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From Sports to Dance, Paediatric or Geriatric, Skin Care and Injuries

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