Podiatry

Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs

Get on your feet with podiatry

Don’t put up with foot pain or problems – we have ways to treat or manage issues so you can get back on your feet.

Podiatry is vital in the management of foot health and prevention of long term health complications.

Our experts deal with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

We assess your feet to treat a range of issues which may be affecting your overall health:

  • Diabetes
  • Biochemical
  • Vascular (circulation)
  • Neurological (nerves)
  • Footwear
  • Children’s feet
  • Skin and nails

Depending on your assessment, our treatments may include one or more:

  • Care for skin and nail disorders
  • Wound care and management
  • Orthotics (insoles)
  • Exercise advice
  • Nail surgery
  • Padding, strapping and taping
  • Dry needling
  • Advice about self care, footwear or physical activity

What do I need to do?

New and want to make an appointment?

Are you over 65 years? Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander over 50 years?

You can access cohealth podiatry and any of our other services through My Aged Care – a one stop shop for aged care services and information in Australia.

Go directly to the My Aged Care website or call 1800 200 422 and ask for cohealth podiatry.

Are you under 65 years? Under 50 years and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?

To get information or make an appointment for the dietitian service at your preferred location call 9448 5521 or complete our online form.

Over 65 years? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander over 50 years?

You can access cohealth podiatry and any of our other services through My Aged Care – a one stop shop for aged care services and information in Australia.

Go directly to the My Aged Care website or call 1800 200 422 and ask for cohealth podiatry.

Health professional wanting to refer?

For clients over 65 years, or 50 years for Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander, refer via My Aged Care or by calling 1800 200 422 – you can indicate cohealth as the preferred provider when you refer.

For clients under 65 years, or 50 years for Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander, refer securely online, call 9448 5521 or fax a referral to cohealth via 03 7000 1827. Referrals received online or by phone are the quickest to process.

Existing client

If you want to change or cancel an appointment, please call 9448 5521

Waiting times for appointments

Waiting times to get an appointment will vary on a case by case approach. Visit our wait list page for more information.


What will it cost me?

A fee may be payable for this service. Go to our fees page for more information.

Service is provided free of charge for homeless/outreach services from cohealth Central City, Fitzroy and Nicholson Street sites.

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Diabetes services

 Diabetes education service for people living with diabetes or at high risk of developing diabetes

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