What is podiatry?
Podiatry is a branch of healthcare and medicine specialising in foot, ankle and lower limb pathology. Read more…
Do I need a referral to see a podiatrist?
No you do not. You can call up and book in. In addition if you have a chronic medical condition your GP can provide a Medicare plan for you to have part of your podiatry visit subsidised. The same is if you are with DVA.
Can I claim health insurance for podiatry on the spot?
Yes we have on the spot claiming with our HICAPS or Tyro machines.
Is my consult covered under Medicare?
If you have a GP Management Plan in place with your General Practitioner/doctor Medicare will cover a portion of the consultation fee.
Full payment is required at the time of consultation. Our reception staff will then lodge your Medicare claim on your behalf.
Medicare will then process the rebate into your nominated bank account.
What type of consultations do you provide?
We have an initial consultation in either a general service or a biomechanical/sports service.
The general service consists of general footcare, foot health screening, diabetes assessment, footwear advice and assessment if further treatment is required i.e. laser therapy, surgery etc.
The biomechanical/sport consults general consist of a full assessment of your walking/running patterns, joint assessments and muscle testing in conjunction with feedback on alignment. This consult may also consist of education on your complaint, footwear prescription and discussion whether orthotics and/or strength/flexibility programs may help.
How much do consultations cost?
Our initial assessments range from $95-$140 with additional costs for other services such as orthotic therapy, nail surgery, laser treatment, shockwave etc.
Do you refer to other health professionals?
We certainly do. We have a strong base of sports physicians, doctors, orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists and chiropractors as part of a team plan if you need it.
How can I book and appointment?
Call us on 6281 1200 or contact us via this website. Its as easy as that.
What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring the shoes you wear predominantly (i.e. work, sport or leisure), also bring any x-rays or other scans that you may have.
If you have a referral letter from another health professional please bring that too.
Do you sell shoes?
Yes we do. Come in and see our range of comfort and orthotic friendly shoes for work or leisure.