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What Services Does A Podiatrist In Cairns Provide For Our Better Health?

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Your Podiatrist in Cairns provides services dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of medical conditions and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower limb.

Foot and ankle problems can be caused from chronic medical conditions like Arthritis or Diabetes, however the wearing of ill fitting shoes is a very real concern as this can cause acute pain in the feet.

People who may need to visit heir local Podiatrist include those who:

People who are prone to aches and pains such as shin splints – Shin splints’ is a term referring to pain felt anywhere along the shinbone from knee to ankle. Shin splints are often caused by issues through the foot and ankle, the most common being over-pronation or ‘rolling in’ when running.
Suffer with Arthritis – Our Podiatrist will carefully assess the severity of the condition and can recommend the appropriate footwear and level of support for your feet. This reduces the risks of other injuries such as blisters, corns and calluses that can be caused by ill-fitting footwear.
Have Diabetes – Regular podiatric care plays an integral role in the prevention of diabetic foot complications such as the likelihood of limb amputation.
Suffer with ingrown toenails – Our Podiatrist will assess problem toenails to identify the best possible treatment option. In some cases, a minor ingrown toenail surgery is required and provides a permanent solution to the issue.

Family Podiatrist In Cairns

FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics offers an extensive range of Podiatric care options for the entire family, with a particular focus on sports related injuries to the lower limb and foot.

We are very proud to provide comprehensive Podiatric assessments for our patients by using evidence based treatments and the latest Podiatric technology from Europe, the Paromed system. We also maintain our committment to continued clinical education by attending regular professional development seminars and allows us to stay up to date with current research.

Whether you are a seasoned athlete, a dancer, a busy mother with small children or a council worker wearing steel capped boots 5 days a week, if you are noticing problems with your lower legs or feet, make an appointment with us to get a correct diagnosis and the appropriate treatment.

We are able to ensure a holistic approach to your well being due to our well established relationships with other allied health professionals including Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Exercise Physiologists, all located in close proximity to our clinics located in:

  • Redlynch
  • Edmonton
  • Mareeba
  • Innisfail

For more information on our services please contact one of our local clinics in Cairns to arrange an appointment with one of our highly trained and experienced Podiatrists.

(07) 4045 5749
(07) 3014 0161

Take A Step In The Right Direction With Your Local Podiatrist In Cairns

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

If you are you continually suffering from tired, aching feet, you can choose to take a step in the right direction and head for your local Podiatrist in Cairns.

You may be surprised to discover that the shoes which you are wearing, are actually causing problems with your feet.

Wearing the correct footwear is crucial when it comes to not only preventing sore feet and legs, but also to prevent ongoing injury as well.

Tired, sore feet need the right combination of support and cushioning.

You need to wear the correct type of footwear depending on your lifestyle and what activity you will be doing, and if you are not sure how to choose the right shoes for your lifestyle needs, your Cairns Podiatrist will be able to advise you.

Stilettos and high wedge heels may be very trendy at the moment, however these fashion styles can cause a lot of problems if worn for long periods of time. A sensible option would be to alternate the size of the heels of the shoes in your wardrobe and have several pairs of flat shoes as well.

If you are suffering from back pain, a visit to your local podiatrist for an accurate assessment will be well worth the effort as it is not uncommon for a person to have a difference in the lengths of their legs, and this alone can cause them back pain.

Have A Foot Check-Up With Your Cairns Podiatrist

Your local Podiatrist in Cairns will examine you thoroughly using the very latest technology to determine if any corrections to your feet are necessary and what footwear you may need to be wearing to avoid further aggravation and discomfort.

FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics, are a local practice where the podiatrists treat a range of foot & lower limb conditions that can affect the entire family. There are several busy clinics throughout the Cairns area including;

  • Redlynch
  • Edmonton
  • Mareeba
  • Innisfail

The professional team at FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics provide the very highest standard of care to patients of all ages including children, by implementing the latest European technology, the Paromed system, together with thorough manual assessments and treatments.

Paromed 3D Laser Foot Scan

The Paromed scanner takes a 3D scan of your foot that is exact to 0.1 of a mm, sending a 3D picture of your foot onto the computer for analysis.

Pending on your assessment findings, the scans are taken non-weight bearing, partial weight-bearing or during stance. If orthotic therapy is clinically indicated, the Podiatrist will then use this scan to design your insoles onsite.

FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics are able to produce some of the best foot orthotics in the world.

Cairns Podiatry clinics are just a phone call away.

(07) 4045 5749
(07) 3014 0161

Your Local Podiatrist In Cairns For Family Foot Care

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Taking care of your feet, ankles and legs is what we do best at our Podiatry and Orthotics clinics in Cairns. We will always strive to provide the very best Podiatry care that you would expect for yourself and your family.

As a local practice with an excellent team of dedicated practitioners and staff, we value our commitment to our patients to ensure their feet are in good hands with a local Podiatrist at any of our clinics.

We offer an extensive range of Podiatry services in Cairns for the entire family with a special interest in sport injuries to the foot and lower limb.

As you are on your feet everyday, you can easily take for granted the pain free steps that you walk each day, however it is only when discomfort is noticed that you might give thought to the condition of your feet. More often than not, discomfort or pain in your feet is a sign that something is not as it should be and a professional examination is needed.

Putting Both Feet Forward With Your Family Podiatrist In Cairns

Feet are the foundation for your body and therefore alignment issues can lead to a range of lower limb problems including:

• Ankle pain

• Shin pain

• Knee pain

• Hip pain

• Lower back pain

Our Podiatrists at FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics in Cairns diagnose and manage all of these issues and literally get you back on your feet as soon as possible.

Our thorough assessment ensures that not only your current issue gets resolved, but also reduces the likelihood of future lower limb injuries.

We use the latest Podiatric technology from Europe – the Paromed system. This, in conjunction with a thorough manual assessment/history allows for high quality evidence based care.

By using the high speed video gait analysis, pressure plate analysis and 3D foot scanner, we are able to produce high quality foot orthotics that are supportive but still provide a soft feel underfoot.

We stand by our product and offer a money back guarantee – if you aren’t satisfied with your orthotics, we will continue to work with you, for free, until the issues are resolved.

Paediatric Podiatry & Orthotics

Our Podiatrists have a special interest in Paediatric Podiatry and are passionate about providing your children’s feet with the best possible start in life. There is no such thing as ‘growing pains’. If your child is complaining of an aching foot, heel, shin or knee, there is more often than not, a genuine reason for the discomfort. Our Podiatrists run your child through a thorough assessment to get to the root cause of the issue and then develop a targeted treatment plan for their particular issue and individual requirements.

The most common issues our Podiatrists see children for are:

• Heel pain (Sever’s)

• Shin pain

• Knee pain

• Postural issues

• Flat feet

• Pigeon toe walking

All of our clinics are staffed with highly trained professional Podiatrists and supporting staff, to ensure you experience a positive outcome with your treatment where possible.

To make an appointment please call us on (07) 4045 5749 or book online at

Hours: 8am to 6pm Mon-Fri | 8am to 3pm on Saturdays

FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

When looking for podiatric services for the whole family, look no further than our friendly, local team at FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics. With our point of difference being the latest Podiatric technology and our special interest in sports injuries of the lower limb and foot, we are passionate about getting our patients pain free and back doing what they love as soon as possible.

Being the official treating Podiatrists for the Cairns Taipans and Northern Pride, our team take great pride in providing high quality, evidence based care for every patient who visits our various clinics across Far North Queensland.

Our Podiatrists have well established relationships with other local health professionals such as General practitioners, Orthopaedic surgeons, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Exercise Physiologists, meaning we are able to provide a holistic approach to the well-being of our patients.

Whilst we have invested in the latest technology for all of our clinics in the Cairns region, we do not let this come in the way of providing thorough manual assessments and treatments. After all, technology can’t replace everything….(for now at least but we won’t go there!)

We stand by our thoroughness by offering a money back guarantee for 100% of our treatment services at our clinics which are located at:

  • Redlynch
  • Edmonton
  • Mareeba
  • Innisfail

Our highly trained team here at FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics Cairns are able to treat foot conditions for the whole family including:


  • Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis
  • Medial Tibial Traction Periostitis (Shin splints)
  • General foot pain
  • Achilles pain
  • Foot stress fractures
  • Ankle pain
  • Ball of foot pain
  • Bunions
  • Patello-femoral Pain Syndrome (knee pain)
  • Lower back
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Flat feet
  • High arched feet
  • Sports injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Diabetes
  • Osteo/Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Plantar Warts
  • Ingrown nails
  • Corns & callous

Paediatric (Children)

  • Heel pain (Sever’s)
  • Shin pain
  • Knee pain
  • Growing pains
  • Postural issues
  • Flat feet
  • Pigeon toe walking

FNQ Cairns Service Fees

Generally, a referral is not required from a GP to see our Podiatrists and appointments can be made directly onsite or via online bookings at

HICAPS is available at all of our clinics, with several gap payment options available including cash, cheque and card.

The exceptions are in the case of those patients who are eligible for an EPC ‘Enhanced Primary Care’ plan or a Veterans Affairs gold or white card, who are bulk billed.

In this case, a referral is required by your GP who will decide your eligibility prior to your initial consultation.

Cancellation Policy

We are a very busy practice with waiting lists and therefore politely request that if you are unable to keep an appointment, please contact us 24 hours prior to cancel or reschedule your appointment, to avoid a cancellation fee.

For more information regarding our fee structure/item codes, please do not hesitate to contact our clinic via email or phone.

(07) 4045 5749
(07) 3014 0161


Shop 12, Redlynch Central, Larsen Rd, Redlynch, QLD, 4870

Shop 4, 9-11 Stokes Street, Edmonton, QLD, 4869

117 Mason St, Mareeba Qld 4880

2 Flying Fish Point Rd, Innisfail, QLD, 4860