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.
We offer professional foot care and treatment to a wide range of patients with various foot issues. For examples:
Corns and callus
Foot fungal skin infection
Foot wound & ulcer
Warts/ Verrucae of the feet
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
Chronic kidney disease
Peripheral vascular disease
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.
For enquiries and appointments, please contact us at:
5/F, Li Shu Pui Block Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital 2 Village Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong