Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Podiatrist?
Podiatrists are Allied health professionals who diagnose and treat foot and lower limb problems.

What do podiatrists do?
Podiatrists in general practice treat, diagnose and manage soft tissue and bone injuries.
Diseases affecting the skin and nails and diabetic foot complications.

What are the opening hours and fees?
Our clinic hours are Monday to Saturday by appointment.
We accept Enhanced Primary Care Plans with referral from GP, These are fully bulk billed with a current Medicare Card.
We are registered with the department of veteran affairs which cover general podiatry treatments for gold card holders.
 We are an approved foot wear provider with the department of veteran affairs.
All gold card holders of veteran’s affairs are bulk billed.
Our clinic is equipped with hicaps and eftpos machine.
Podiatry rebates are available from most health funds.
Our Fees are very competitive please call 07 32905724 for further information.

Do I need a doctor`s referral to make an appointment?
No you do not need a referral to make an appointment. Only patients entitled to services by veteran affairs or through a G.P medicare program need a referral from their G.P.
Any one can make an appointment if you do not have a referral see above then a fee we apply.

Is my podiatry treatment covered by my health fund?
Some health funds will cover podiatry treatment with a gap amount to pay, our clinic has a HICAPS machine which enables an instant rebate from your health fund.
Please check with your health fund as rebates are dependant on the level of cover for which you are insured.

Is there parking?
Yes we have off road allocated spaces in a private car park with disabled car park space.

Is there steps into the clinic?
No we are ground floor next to the car with wheel chair access if needed.

Will I see the same Podiatrist at every visit?
Yes you will only see Jayne on every visit as she is the only Podiatrist and owner of the clinic.

Have any more questions? Please let us know.