BSc (Hons) Podiatry
Karl Lockett is a sports podiatrist who treats all conditions affecting the foot, ankle and leg and he consults regularly at Benchmark Medical.
He is a full member of Sports Medicine Australia and the Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. He treats common conditions such as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, achilles tendonopathy, achilles tendonosis, heel spurs, Morton’s neuroma, turf toe, runners’ knee, patella tracking problems and patella tendonitis, ITB syndrome and other forms of foot pain such as metatarsalgia.
Karl carries out bio-mechanical assessments, analysing patients’ gait and foot function while they walk or run on a treadmill and offers state of the art orthotics (such as carbon fibre orthotics) made with a 3D foot scanner.