Description

Podiatrists assess, diagnose, treat and manage conditions of the feet and legs. Healthy feet are important for everyone. Foot care is especially important for people with specific conditions such as diabetes, which can cause foot problems. It is also very important for infants and children whose feet are still developing.

Services provided

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Development of a treatment program
  • Treatment and prevention of foot-related problems

Eligibility

Appointments may be made directly without a doctor’s referral.

Your doctor or other health professional may also refer you to a podiatrist.

How to access

To find a podiatrist near you, enter your postcode or suburb below.

Hours

Contact your local podiatry clinic for opening hours.

Costs

Podiatrist services may be partly or fully covered by Medicare.

Podiatrist’s fees are covered by some private health funds, but the amount will depend on your insurance policy. Contact your insurer for more information.