About the service
Podiatry is the diagnosis and treatment of foot problems. Community health podiatrists treat children and adult clients giving priority to those with diabetes, arthritis, skin or nail disease.
What your podiatrist can do:
- nail surgery
- diabetes foot assessment and education
- treat bunions and corns, skin and nail disease
- assesses the way you walk and recommend footwear or a shoe insert to correct problems
- work with you to help you manage your condition in the long term
Who can use the service?
Any person of any age can access services. You can enquire yourself or be referred by your doctor, health worker or other service. Priority is given to those with special needs, low income or chronic health conditions.
Where is the service available?
The service is available at the following sites:
Frankston Community Health
Frankston Integrated Health Centre
2 Hastings Road
Ph: 9784 8100
Hastings Community Health
185 High Street
Ph: 5971 9100
Mornington Community Health
62 Tanti Avenue
Ph: 5970 2000
Rosebud Community Health
1527 Point Nepean Road
ROSEBUD WEST 3940
Ph: 5986 9250
How to access this service
Telephone 1300 665 781 between 8:30am-5:00pm (Monday-Friday) and an Access Worker will give you further details on the service.
If you are over the age of 65 or an aboriginal over the age of 50 years contact the My Aged Care call centre on 1800 200 422 or access the website www.myagedcare.gov.au