We are qualified health professionals, that deal with any problems with the lower limbs. If it’s to do with your feet knees or legs chances are a podiatrist can help. You wouldn’t go to the dentist with back pain, so why go to anyone else for your foot pain?
If your GP puts you on a EPC ( Enhanced Primary Care) plan then you are able to get a rebate from Medicare.
DOES MY PRIVATE HEALTH FUND COVER MY PODIATRY VISIT?
Private health funds do cover podiatry. However it is recommended to check with your fund before you attend if you were unsure as everyone’s cover is different.
I HAVE DIABETES. WHY DO I NEED TO SEE A PODIATRIST?
YES. If you have diabetes you should see a podiatrist. With diabetes there can be changes with your nerves and your blood flow in your feet; this can lead to major problems. At Matthew Evans Podiatry we check this for you and make sure everything is ok.
WHAT IS AN ORTHOTIC?
An orthotic is a device which fits into your shoes which corrects a number of lower limb complaints. There are custom made devices or pre made devices. We use the most up to date computer generated orthotic lab Footwork for the most accurate representation of your feet available.