Podiatry deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Treatment of lower limb conditions resulting from bone and joint disorders such as arthritis, muscular, neurological and circulatory disorders.

Treatment of nail and skin disorders affecting the feet such as corns, calluses, tinea and warts. Treatment of ingrown toenails including ingrown toenail surgery performed under local anaesthesia.

Clinical evaluation of gait, lower limb and foot biomechanics.

Prescription of custom-made orthotics to enhance lower limb realignment.

Do you need a GP's referral?

Podiatrists are primary contact practitioners, meaning that you can visit one without a referral from your GP.

However, if you are being treated through Workers’ Compensation, Chronic Disease Management, Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) or Compulsory Third Party Insurance after a car accident, then please bring your GP’s referral to your initial appointment.

What can you expect?

Our practitioner is an expert in diagnosing and treating foot, lower limb and postural problems.

Leading techniques to treat a range of problems including:

• Skin and Nail Care • Ingrown Toenail Surgery • Corns and Callus Management • Diabetic Complication Management • Neurovascular Assessment and Conservative Management • Wound Care • Biomechanical Assessments • Musculoskeletal Injuries • Orthotic Prescription • Conservative Management of Bunions • Offloading/ Taping Techniques • Footwear Assessments and Education • Appropriate Podiatric Education

Can this be claimed on my insurance?

Depending on the type of private health insurance that you have, you may be able to claim your session.

Contact your private health insurance provider for more information.