Medicare and podiatry – The Podiatry Practice Brisbane Many patients (and doctors!) are often confused about the arrangements for allied health services under Medicare and podiatry rebates. For several years, the federal government has run a program that provides Medicare rebates for allied health services such as podiatry. Though the name has changed over time, […]

Fungal nail infections. What works? Brisbane podiatrists.

Fungal nail infections of the foot are extremely common, particularly in the warm climate of Brisbane. Fungal spores are extremely resilient microbes that can be present and survive for long periods in soil, bathrooms and carpets. Fungal infections tend to affect the exterior surfaces of the foot – the skin and nails. Because most people […]

Diabetic foot clinic in Brisbane near the Mater Hospital

If you are searching for a diabetic foot clinic in Brisbane, there are a range of options to choose from. Most of the major public hospitals, such as the PA, Royal Brisbane, and Mater Hospitals all have dedicated diabetes units with diabetic foot clinics. These are typically outpatient clinics, and designed for public patients and […]

Morton’s neuroma and metatarsalgia – The Podiatry Practice Brisbane Pain in the forefoot is commonly called metatarsalgia. This is a very broad term that encompasses many different types of conditions. One of the most common causes of metatarsalgia is due to a neuroma, which is often called Morton’s neuroma. A neuroma is a benign thickening of […]

BUPA Members First Podiatrists | Brisbane Podiatry near CBD | Woolloongabba

The Podiatry Practice is pleased to partner with BUPA, as one of only a handful of BUPA Members First Podiatrists in Brisbane. For BUPA Members this means that you can receive exceptional discounts on Initial and Standard Consultations, along with improved rebates for services such as custom foot orthoses. As is stated on the BUPA […]

Diabetic foot ulcer debridement | Podiatrist Brisbane Woolloongabba Foot ulcers due to diabetes can be very difficult to heal without an expert understanding of the role of weight-bearing pressure, wound healing physiology, blood flow and sensation in the diabetic foot. Diabetic foot ulcer debridement is a cornerstone in the management of these difficult wounds. In […]

Ele Lentakis receives Endorsement in Scheduled Medicines | Brisbane Podiatrist

The Podiatry Practice is pleased to announce that Ele Lentakis has just recently been approved by the Podiatry Board of Australia to hold Endorsement in Scheduled Medicines. Ele has now joined a growing number of Australian podiatrists, like Anthony Short, who can legally prescribe and administer a range of restricted medications to treat podiatric conditions. […]

Corn or wart? Our Brisbane podiatry clinic can assist. Painful hard lumps under the foot are easily confused; with some confusion about the differences between corns vs warts. Our podiatrists frequently get referrals from GPs who even have trouble picking the difference. Regardless, it is important to understand that these two problem are completely different […]