Podiatry services focus on foot injuries, high arched or flat feet, ingrown toenails, blisters, corns, calluses, fungal problems, children’s foot issues.
Why might I see a podiatrist?
- Diabetes and other chronic illnesses
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Ingrown toenails and other nail conditions
- Corns and callouses
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Morton’s Neuroma and other foot pathologies
- Correction of function through functional orthoses (custom made, correctable arch supports)
- Referral for foot surgery
- Developmental concerns with feet and gait in children
How can the podiatrist help you?
- Assess your level of risk of developing foot complications and help you understand how to prevent them
- Define your assessment period in 3, 6 or 12 months based on level of risk
- Assess and treat and pathology (disease, disorder, pain or discomfort) affecting your foot or lower limb
What is the cost of this service?
Ask your GP if you are eligible for a Care Plan and/or referral to the ICDC program. If so then 100% funded by WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA)*.