Karina Gajjar is a registered podiatrist with the Health Professions Council Of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Podiatry Association of South Africa. (PASA)
As a podiatrist, Karina offers a range of services in which she aims to prevent, diagnose, treat and manage conditions of the lower limb and foot.
Podiatry is a branch of medicine that involves the treatment, management and prevention of lower limb and foot conditions. Podiatrists treat and manage conditions such as, ingrown toenails,
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thickened nails, fungal infections, warts, corns and callous, sprains, sports injuries, fractures, bunions, heel pain and much more.
Podiatrists can give advice regarding the best way in which one should take care of feet, this may involve advice on correct footwear and designing and prescribing customized orthoses/ shoe inserts.
Orthoses are prescribed based on the presenting foot pathology to reduce foot pain by addressing faulty biomechanics. Podiatrists also play an important ...