• 123 Royal Street, East Perth

FAQs

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do you have Hicaps?

Yes, we have hicaps facilities which allows for on the spot rebates from your health fund if you have Podiatry cover.  

2. Do I need a referral to book an appointment?

No, you don't need a referral to see a Podiatrist.

3. What is the treatment for ingrown toenails?

Treatment for an ingrown toenail will depend on the severity of the problem and any previous history of the condition. Often if left untreated, it can cause further pain and infection.

A minor surgical procedure can be performed to permanently correct the shape of the nail if ingrown toenails become a recurrent problem.

4. How long will it take for my orthotics to be made?

Orthotics are tailor-made devices unique to your foot type and shape. It can take between 7-10 days for us to receive your orthotics from our local labs. We will then arrange an appointment with you to fit in your new orthotics.

5. Is Podiatry covered by Medicare?

For patients referred by their GP under the EPC (Enhanced Primary Care) program or CDMP (Chronic Disease Management Plan), Medicare will cover a portion of their consult fee.

6. Is there Parking Available?

We do not have parking at the premise but there is ample street parking.

7. Do I need to bring anything with me to my appointment?

Please bring any of the following, if applicable to you: Private health fund card, any particular shoes needing assessment/worn regularly, current orthotics and any imaging or x-ray films.

8. How long will appointments take?

Initial appointments - 40 mins: To give us time to listen to your concern, make an initial assessment and discuss a treatment plan.

Follow up appointments vary based on the type of treatment received.