This is a process our podiatrist undertake to understand how your foot lower limb and body moves to assist us in diagnosing and treating your problem.
Measuring range of motion at foot, knee and hip level using appropriate instruments and relating this back to your injury, activity and pain allows the development of a suitable treatment protocol.
Pulling together the information and measurements obtained in a podiatric biomechanical assessment assists our podiatrist in making decisions on what treatment you need. Guidance can then be given on the use of orthotic therapy, rehabilitation, return to run or exercise programs, foot wear advice to resolve your pain.
No. Seeing our podiatrists does not require a specific referral. However, on occasion you may be referred under a Chronic Disease Management plan (EPC) which you will need to provide at the time of consultation. Referral from your doctor or specialist is also needed to allow us to fully understand your needs. It is important to understand that your EPC will not cover all of your consultation costs.
Payment is required at the completion of your consultation. We provide both hicaps for your private health fund needs, and we have eftpos facilities to enable this.
Yes, we have many NDIS patients of various ages and complaints. It is important to understand that we cannot see you without you firstly providing both your current NDIS plan and undertaking a service agreement.