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A Podiatrist is a University-educated, registered Allied Healthcare professional who can assess diagnose, manage and treat conditions of the foot and lower limb. These conditions are commonly musculoskeletal injuries, skin conditions, nail conditions, sporting injuries, paediatric foot conditions, the effects of chronic disease e.g. diabetes and loss of the arch of the foot. 

Patients need to bring the following items to their first podiatry appointment, as applicable to their individual circumstance:

  • All relevant medical paperwork or radiographic imaging ( (i.e. CT scans, x-rays, MRI’s, ultrasounds) pertaining to your condition
  • Private health insurance card
  • Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare card
  • Pension card
  • All referral paperwork
  • Medication lists
  • For functional assessments please bring all pairs of shoes worn for work/school/daily activity.

 

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