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
- available in languages other than English.
You can access Healthy Aging Hub services if you are:
- aged 65 years & over
- aged 50 years & over and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
- aged 50 years & over and are homeless or at risk of homelessness
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
Telephone and on-site interpreters can be arranged in any language at no cost to you.
North Richmond Community Health’s Podiatry service is supported by the Victorian Government.
If you’re a client
If you have a query about our nutrition and dietetics service:
(03) 9418 9800
If you’re a health practitioner
(03) 9418 9965
Send referral letter from your clinician to Intake at:
North Richmond Community Health 23 Lennox St Richmond, VIC 3121
After initially studying Science and majoring in Anatomy and Physiology, Cameron became interested in the function of the foot during walking and running. He went on to study Podiatry and has been practising since 2005.
Cameron has a keen interest in all aspects of Podiatry including musculoskeletal injury management, Diabetes foot assessment and general foot care.