Podiatry Service

About Us

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital is the first private hospital in Hong Kong to provide a full time in-house Podiatry service to in and out patients. A Podiatrist is a foot specialist who is trained to assess, diagnose and treat problems of the foot and associated structures.

Our Services

We offer professional foot care and treatment to a wide range of patients with various foot issues. For examples:

Skin
  • Corns and callus
  • Foot fungal skin infection
  • Foot wound & ulcer
  • Warts/ Verrucae of the feet

Toenail
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Fungal infection of toenail (Onychomycosis)

Foot structure & function
  • Bunion/ Hallux valgus
  • Flat feet/ Pronated feet
  • Claw toes/ Hammer toes

Foot pain and sport
  • Aching foot and related lower limb pain
  • Sport & exercise related foot problems

Diseases related foot problems
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Stroke

Foot problems at different stages of life
  • Aging related foot problems and care
  • Child’s foot development and related walking problems: flat feet, in-toe gait
  • Pregnant related foot problem

The podiatric treatments on offer to care for the health of your foot are extensive. Apart from basic nail care and debridement of callus/ corn, the service also provides cryosurgery, applications of topical medications and carries out procedures under local anesthetic.

In the management of complex high risk foot conditions (e.g. diabetic foot), podiatrists can provide wound care and complication screening which includes vascular examination and neurological assessments of the lower limb etc.

Podiatrist also conducts biomechanical assessment and observes your walking pattern (gait analysis) in order to better understand your foot problems in related to your lower limb structure. Through prescription of specific exercise, physical therapy, functional foot orthosis and related appliances to help you to solve the foot problems.

These are just a few examples of the comprehensive care available. If you have foot problems, please consult our podiatrist.

Contact Us
For enquiries and appointments, please contact us at:
 
Podiatry
Address:5/F, Li Shu Pui Block
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital
2 Village Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Tel: 2835 7156
Fax:2892 7568
Email:podiatry@hksh-hospital.com
Service Hours (by appointment only)
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays