For Doctors

Why Refer your Patient to myPodiatry Health?

When you refer your patient to myPodiatry Health, you can rest assured they’re in expert hands. As a leading Melbourne podiatry clinical practice, we have an enviable reputation for treating our patients with compassion, care and understanding. We adopt a unique “hands-on” holistic approach, which means we not only address the immediate issue, but also carry out a biomechanical assessment to see how the patient’s gait may be impacting other parts of their body.

We think of it as a full body check-up – from the ground up.

myPodiatry Health specialises in:

  • Skin Conditions
  • Toenail Conditions
  • Heel Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Foot, Ankle, Leg & Hip Disorders
  • Gait & Running Analysis
  • Children’s Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Fracture Management
  • Custom Foot Orthotics
  • Footwear Advice & Prescription
  • Aged Care/Home Visits

When To Refer To Podiatry Using Medicare (EPC Plan)

Note: Further visits may be requested via podiatric report post initial assessment.

All Patients Aged 65+ (non-complex)

Require minimum 1 x visit to conduct: Foot health status examination & application for SWEP.

ALL Patients with Complicated Conditions

(Diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, systemic pathology affecting feet). Require minimum of 2x visits to conduct: Foot health status examination & (application for SWEP if aged 65+) or ankle brachial index (ABI) examination.

Available Government Funding Summary

Patients Aged 65+

Eligible for State-Wide-Equipment-Program (SWEP) Funding (annually). Podiatry equipment supplied: Medical footwear, custom orthotics, ankle-foot-orthoses (AFO).

May be eligible for My Aged Care / Home Care package funding. Anyone on this funding can receive government-funded podiatry care & equipment.

Patients Aged 0-64

May be eligible for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
They must qualify with a disability affecting gait to qualify for podiatry funding.

Referral Form

Doctors & Practitioners, create a referral request by completing/submitting this form.