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Foot & Ankle Surgery Bunbury & Busselton

Southwest Foot & Ankle provides Foot and Ankle Surgery in our Bunbury and Busselton, with our specialist Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Paul Armanasco.

Paul Armanasco is a highly-trained specialist, servicing the Southwest WA region. Paul has been serving the community as a Podiatric Surgeon for 10 years, and has been looking after people with foot and ankle problems for over 20 years.

Consultation appointments can be made by contacting the rooms of Mr Paul Armanasco on 0 9745 9100.

What Is Podiatric Surgery?

Podiatric Surgery is an approved speciality by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. Podiatric foot and ankle surgery can provide patients with improved foot and/or ankle health, for work and recreational activity. Podiatric surgery may be required after injury or by chronic conditions, and is performed in hospital under local or general anaesthesia.

Treating Chronic Foot & Ankle Conditions

Podiatric surgery may be performed to treat chronic foot and ankle conditions and injuries. Southwest Foot and Ankle Centre assess your situation and will only recommend surgery as a last resort. If needed, surgeon Paul Armanasco is a highly-trained specialist, servicing the Southwest WA region.

Podiatric surgery is most commonly used for the conditions:

  • Bone Spurs
  • Heel Pain
  • Nerve Entrapments
  • Skin And Nail Conditions (Ingrowing toenails)
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Structural Deformities Including Bunions And Painful Flat Foot
  • Tendon And Soft Tissue Problems
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Big Toe Arthritis (Hallux Rigidus)
  • Flat Feet
  • Hallux Valgus / Lesser Toe Correction
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Flatfoot
  • Claw Toe

Types of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Paul Armanasco provides a variety of reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle to treat disorders of the foot that can cause difficulty in weight-bearing, walking, working and normal shoe wear.

Our feet are composed of multiple bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, and only a specialist Podiatric Surgeon can perform these surgery varieties.

The Types Of Podiatric Surgery We Provide Are:

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Metatarsal Foot Surgery
  • Plantar Fasciitis Foot Surgery
  • Ankle Arthritis Surgeries
  • Achilles Tendon Disorders
  • Morton’s Neuroma Foot Surgery
  • Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction Foot Surgery
  • Hammertoe Foot Surgery
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Hallux Valgus / Lesser Toe Correction

About Our Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Mr Paul Armanasco BSc MSc FACPS FFPM RCPS (Glas)  is a Podiatric Foot And Ankle Surgeon based in the Southwest of Western Australia. He completed his fellowship exams and attained specialist registration in 2012. He finished his undergraduate podiatry degree in 1998, his masters in 2006 and trained with the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons between 2006 and 2012.

During this time he undertook rotation at the Great Western Hospital National Health Service (NHS) trust Orthopaedic department in the UK, completed a number of international (USA) and interstate rotations, and attended extensive foot and ankle surgical training in Australia. He has attended numerous foot and ankle surgical training courses in Australia, USA, Malaysia and England. He has also published a number of peer-reviewed papers on foot and ankle surgery, routinely audits his surgery outcomes and regularly attends courses and conferences on foot and ankle surgery.

His qualifications and memberships include:

  • Fellow, Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons (2012)
  • Fellow, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow (2017)
  • Associate, Sports Medicine Australia (1998 – current)

Cost of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Podiatric Surgery is covered by private health insurance funds, however, the level of health fund rebate depends on the fund and level of cover.

Please contact your private health insurance to find out your cover. Consultation appointments can be made by contacting the rooms of Mr Paul Armanasco on 0 9745 9100.

Southwest Foot & Ankle Centre is a podiatry clinic based in Bunbury, Busselton and Australind that services all of the southwest region and WA.

Have a generic question? Contact Southwest Foot and Ankle Centre today on (08) 9791 1319 or book an appointment online!

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