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Effective podiatry services in Frankston

Our Frankston Podiatrist has extensive experience in all areas of Podiatry practice, catering for the needs of a broad scope of patients of all ages in Frankston and surrounding areas such as Chelsea, Mount Eliza, Seaford and Langwarrin.
Podiatry services in Frankston

Our podiatry services offered at LifeCare Frankston include:

General foot care

Our Podiatrist is able to assess, diagnose and provide treatment for numerous nail and skin conditions affecting the feet including fungal infections, thickened toenails, ingrown toenails, corns, calluses and plantar warts.  We also offer medical nail care for those who simply need a professional pedicure.

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Sporting injuries

Foot pain can affect anyone from the weekend warrior to competitive athlete.  Our podiatrist can diagnose and provide treatment for sporting injuries affecting the foot and ankle ranging from tendonitis, heel and arch pain, stress fractures and ligament strain.

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Chronic leg and foot pain

Overuse injuries and inflammatory conditions that affect the legs and feet can be debilitating to the active lifestyle.  Common causes of chronic leg and foot pain include inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, stress fractures, bunions and bone spurs.  Persistent swelling, aching, sharp pains, numbness and tingling in the feet and legs should never be ignored.

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Paediatric foot pain

Children’s feet concerns are very different to the adult population.  Our podiatrist has a great deal of experience with conditions associated with leg and foot pain in children from the time they are just starting to walk too late adolescent years.  Paediatric foot conditions assessed and managed by our Podiatrist include heel pain, patella/knee pain, “bowed” legs, “growing pains”, clumsiness, gross motor skill delay, in toeing and out toeing , ingrown toenails, plantar warts and blister management.

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Diabetic care

It is essential for all people with diabetes to receive professional foot care education and regular foot examinations due to their risk of diabetic foot disease. Our Podiatrist will assess carefully assess the peripheral circulation, peripheral nerve function, skin and nail integrity and joint structure of your feet in order to give you the best advice to minimize future complications of the disease.

Expert footwear advice

Footwear plays a vital role in foot health.  Through thorough assessment we can provide you with expert footwear advice to direct you towards shoes that will meet your individual needs without looking drab!

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Customized foot orthoses

Our Podiatrist has extensive experience in gait and biomechanical analysis in order to prescribe accurate customized support to improve foot and body alignment.

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Making an appointment easy

LifeCare Frankston Podiatry appointments are available now on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  We are open for extended hours during the week to cater for appointments from early morning to late evenings.  Our Podiatrist also consults with our multitude of health professionals available at the clinic to ensure the best possible health outcomes our clients.

Experience that matters

It is important to point out that you do not need a referral from your GP to make an appointment at our Frankston clinic. You can call or email us to arrange a convenient consultation and our receptionists will provide you with all the information you need.

From the moment you arrive you will feel welcome and in the best possible place. Make an appointment today if you are struggling with any foot, ankle or lower leg complaints.

Payment solutions

We do ask that all patients using our podiatry services pay for their consultations at the time of their appointment. To make life easy, we offer a range of payment solutions to suit you all. These include:

  • Private health cards:  We work with the HICAPS system so you can claim on your private health insurance when taking advantage of our podiatry services. The claim will be set in place at the time of your appointment but we do ask that you pay for any gap payments that are due upfront.
  • Medicare:  This will cover some of the costs of your consultation if you are eligible to be referred under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program. You will need an assessment from your doctor in order to be compensated.
  • Veteran Affairs Australia : We accept DVA cards.
  • Other payments : We accept cash and major credit cards for payment.
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