INMC is one of the few healthcare institution in the capital that provides this highly sought-after service with the latest computerized equipment.
Foot problems are the 2nd highest microvascular complication in the diabetic person. Prevention of foot complication is vital for diabetics as it can prevent DFU (Diabetic Foot Ulcers) that often lead to amputation.
Another important area of podiatry is the study of children’s feet focused on treatment and correction of early foot deformities and lower limbs rotation.
Podiatry also includes the treatment of bones and joint disorders, soft tissue and muscular pathologies as plantar fascitis, achilles, tendonitis, sprain and fractures. Another area that requires significant podiatry input is for patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
Other services include custom made orthopedic insoles and suggestion of footwear that will help a patient adapt to their condition, as well as providing education information to reduce foot problems.
One of our Podiatrists, Dr. Hajar El Aakel , graduated from the University of Barcelona. She pursued her studies with a master’s degree in Podiatry where she improved her understanding of anatomy, pharmacology and clinical investigations as well as expanded her knowledge in foot care and foot and ankle surgery.
Prior to move to UAE, Hajar worked in Spain as a podiatrist in Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and Bellvitge Hospital.
We are delighted to announce the joining of another Podiatrist Mr. Anthony Deroo.
Mr. Anthony Deroo graduated from Brussels with a degree in Podiatry. He then went on complete his studies in Biomechanical podiatry in the University of Valenciennes, France. Prior to move to UAE, Anthony worked in France for several years as a podiatrist in Podologue Guadeloupe where he further strengthen his medical knowledge and experience.
- Heel and arch pain
- Painful and/or thickened toenails
- Sports foot injuries
- Diabetic foot care
- Corns and callus
- Tinea and other foot infections
- Verrucae (plantar warts)
- Ingrown toe nails
- Aching/painful feet and lower legs
- Bone and joint disorders
- General diagnosis of foot and ankle problems
- Palliative treatment of common chronic conditions
- Preventive footcare for diabetic patients
- Video gait analysis
- Postural analysis
- Customized insole