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At Aster, we believe a child is life’s greatest gift and this gift has to be nurtured & cared for. As the name suggests, Aster Nurture is a program that aims at nurturing, caring and protecting the mother and the new born baby from the time when the mother conceives till when your child is 5 years old.

"Our brand promise ‘We’ll Treat You Well’ is about our commitment to bring the finest healthcare services within the reach of everyone. But it is not just affordability that makes us a class apart in the realm of healthcare. We believe quality is the heartbeat of modern medical sciences, and we go to great lengths to deliver services that have already been recognized with some of the most sought-after awards and certifications. Accessibility is another important focus area for us. We have an ever growing network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies that are well-equipped to cater to the changing needs of millions around the world."

Department of Podiatry

Department of Podiatry

Podiatry is a medical sub-speciality which deals with the management of the leg, foot and ankle pathologies. The department of Podiatry at Aster Prime hospital provides a wide range of services such as lower limb salvage surgeries, prescribing orthoses and prosthesis for correction of foot deformities, treatment of varicose veins and venous ulcers, and managing other condition such as diabetic foot ulcers, peripheral vascular diseases and peripheral neuropathy.

Our department of Podiatry has highly skilled podiatrists who work in collaboration with prosthetists, orthopaedicians, diabetologists and other specialists to ensure optimal and evidence-based treatment to patients with ankle and foot problems. Our team aims to prevent amputation by early intervention using evidence-based therapies. Our podiatrists also employ novel techniques to treat foot and ankle deformities using advanced procedures such as vacuum assisted wound closure therapy (VAC therapy), and minimally invasive sclerotherapy for managing varicose veins.

Our department has ultramodern equipments such as transcutaneous partial pressure oxygen (TcPO2), ankle brachial index (ABI), neurolite therapy device (for managing painful peripheral neuropathy) and podiascan (for assessing peak plantar pressure points on the sole)

Our key outpatient services include management of conditions such as

  • Ischemic and non-healing wounds of lower limbs

  • Ingrown Toenails

  • Heel Pain/ Plantar fasciitis

  • Diabetic Foot Care

  • Hammer toe

  • Sprained Ankles

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Peripheral vascular diseases of the lower limb

  • Core podiatry (e.g. treatment of corns, fungal infection, callus etc.)

Specialty surgeries:

  • Lower limb salvage surgery

    • Fasciotomy

    • Debridement for necrotic ulcers

  • Toenail surgery

  • Bunion surgery

  • Reconstructive surgery

  • Tendon surgery

  • Foot surgery

  • Foot deformity corrections with orthosis and prosthetics

  • Chronic non-healing ulcer care and management

  • Bone curettage for osteomyelitis of the foot

  • Minimally invasive sclerotherapy for managing varicose veins

  • Day care treatment for varicose vein and venous ulcers of the lower limb

Diagnostic Facilities:

  • X-ray

  • Blood tests

  • Bone scan

  • CT and MRI Scan

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