CAN YOUR PODIATRIST DO FOR YOU?
Podiatrist, Pieter Roos,
qualified at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1989. Over the past 22
years, he has completed a multitude of additional courses and kept up to date
with medical advances. These skills enable him to deal with any podiatry
requirement of the patients referred to his practice in Centurion, South
successfully operated and managed a private practice within South Africa for almost
a decade. During that time, Pieter also worked in conjunction with the Western
Cape Provincial Government Health Department, servicing out patients thus empowering
him with an understanding of the ever pressing need for effective health care.
understanding led him to work in the Middle East, where his passion for patients
with life changing illness diabetes has culminated in the opening of his
practice in Centurion upon returning to the country of his birth. Although foot
conditions relating to life changing illness are his passion, Pieter feels that
one needs to continue with the everyday patient treatment, so as not to lose
touch with the workings of one’s field.
plans include a research study involving the affects of HIV medication on the
below are all treatments you can and may refer your patients for.
General Foot Treatment
Toe Nail abnormalities and infections.
Corns and Calluses
Fungal infections of the feet
Foot Deformities – (Muscular
Children Foot Problems
Flat Feet (Pes Plans)
High Arch Feet (Pes
Podiatry Sports Medicine
Foot, Knee, e.g.: Hip, or
lower back pain
Arch and heel pain
ITB – Ilio-tibial Band Syndrome
Biomechanical correcting inserts for shoes
Diabetes and Arthritis:
Assessments and foot evaluations
on foot health
Small cuts → foot ulcers
Raslouw Lifestyle Centre (opposite Mall @ Reds)
c/o Hendrik Verwoerd & Rooihuiskraal
012 656 9105
Fax: 012 656
e-mail: [email protected]