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Podiatry for Healthy Aging

Manage the changes to your feet that occur over time.

As time passes, it is common for your feet change shape and size over time. Your feet may also be at risk of changes to circulation, particularly in relation to peripheral vascular disease and/or diabetes.

Our podiatrist will assess your feet and lower limbs and work with you through a tailored treatment plan.

Our Healthy Aging Hub Podiatrists are here to offer advice and help with:

  • cutting of nails and removing hard skin
  • blood flow, circulation assessment
  • nerve sensation testing
  • footwear assessment and advice
  • biomechanical gait assessment
  • treatment and management of foot pain and musculoskeletal injuries
  • exercise plans to assist with injury recovery for the foot and lower limb
  • foot orthotics are manufactured to assist injury recovery and comfort.

Our services are:

  • low cost or free
  • culturally-sensitive
  • tailored to children
  • available in languages
    other than English.

Referrals

How to access Healthy Aging Hub services

We recommend you book an appointment with your GP and ask for a referral for one of the Healthy Aging Hub services at North Richmond Community Health.

North Richmond Community Health have experienced, highly skilled male and female general practitioners that can provide referrals. Please make an appointment by calling (03) 9418 9800 or book online at nrch.com.au/services/doctors

What about My Aged Care?

My Aged Care is a Government organisation that can help you to find information about aged care services and what you need to do to receive them.

You can receive a referral from My Aged Care by calling the Contact Centre on 1800 200 422.

Make sure you tell the My Aged Care Contact Centre that you would like to receive allied health and therapy services at North Richmond Community Health.

For more advice on how to get a referral, call our Healthy Aging Hub

Interpreters

Telephone and on-site interpreters can be arranged in any language at no cost to you.

 

┬áNorth Richmond Community Health’s Podiatry service is supported by the Victorian Government.

 

 

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