Contact: 087 2143535|
Address: iStep Podiatry, Galway Bay Medical Centre, Dock Road, County: Galway
We treat and provide advice for ALL common disorders of the foot and lower limb such as:
We can provide full diabetic foot assessment and treatment. We also treat; Biomechanical problems such as: Flat feet and Related problems such as knee, leg and back pains; Gait analysis; sports injuries and biomechanical enhancement of the foot with orthotics to optimise performance and reduce the risk of injury; Pediatric foot problems; Custom-made insoles, appliances and orthotics for arthritic or painful conditions; A range of exclusive footwear by Aetrex / APEX USA.
The iStep Clinic
Our back ground in Chiropody / Podiatry spans over thirty years having first opened its full time practice in 1987 as The Foot Care Centre at Vicar Street Tuam and in the past year we have added a range of additional procedures such as Diabetic foot care Assessment, Diabetic footwear and Socks and for the past four years in Customised Orthotics by TOG International Group, Canada, The i Step Clinic is a family run practice and our mission statement is to provide Patients with the most up to date best Practice Treatments and Education.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is a healthcare profession that specialises in the management of disease and disorder of the lower limb and foot. The foot is a highly complex structure, which can develop problems affecting a patient’s overall health and quality of life. Podiatry can significantly improve peoples’ quality of life by promoting and maintaining mobility.
Podiatrists are educated in diagnosis and in planning and implementing interventions for all age groups and our expertise in assessing, diagnosing and managing lower limb and foot related problems. Clients vary widely and patient management ranges from nail and skin pathologies, management of patients with disease that can compromise the viability of the foot and lower limbs, mechanical correction of gait and posture, sports injuries and minor surgery through to more complex surgical techniques. Interventions not only include hands on treatment podiatrists also offer advice on how to prevent problems for example advising someone who is at risk of amputation on how to manage their condition to prevent such an outcome.
We have a total of six clinics throughout the centre and west of Ireland. Our clinics are located in:
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