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We Provide full comprehensive workers compensation and Injury management plans for your patients.

South West Podiatry are pleased to announce that we now have a full comprehensive Workers Compensation and Injury Management Plan program for anyone that may have injured themselves at work, have an active workers compensation claim or third party insurance claim.

 

A DOCTORS REFERRAL AND WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE INSURANCE COMPANY IS REQUIRED BEFORE A WORK PLACE ASSESSMENT CAN TAKE PLACE

 

 

South West Podiatry are experienced podiatrists in diagnosing and treating complex foot and walking problems including:

 

·         Heel pain and Plantar Fasciitis

·         Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction

·         Forefoot metatarsal pain and Deformity

·         Neuromas, Nerve pain

·         Stress Fractures

·         Hip and knee pain

·         Chronic foot pain

·         Arthritis

·         Ankle Pain, Instability/Sprains

·         Ligament Injury

·         Vascular Insufficiency

·         Compartment Syndrome

·         Footwear issues.



We have extensive experience in post injury management of

 

·         Traumatic Fracture and Injury

·         Tendon Transfer and Repair

·         Joint Replacement

·         Gait abnormalities such as leg length difference

·         Foot drop

·         Arthritic Change

·         Lower back pain

·         Nerve Entrapment

·          Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome

·         Peripheral Neuropathy,

·         Sciatica.


 

South West Podiatry Provide

 

1.    INDIVIDUALISED PODIATRY TREATMENT PLANS

 


        Custom made Orthotics

        Footwear supply extra depth/width work wear

        Footwear modifications Inc. leg length difference, heel lifts

·         Custom made footwear

        Muscle Rehabilitation, Stretching and Strengthening Exercise Programs

        Braces, Splints, Ankle Foot Orthoses

        Strapping

        Pressure deflection

        Cushioning

        Education

        Cam Walker boots

        Compression stockings

        Ingrown Toenail surgery

        Inability to self-care due to their injury and require regular general foot care (nails, corn, callous)


 

 

2.    COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Patients will undertake a full assessment including

 

        Detailed injury and medical history

        Joint Range of Motion testing from the pelvis to the feet

        Muscle strength and Flexibility tests

        Weight bearing assessment from head to feet

        Video treadmill Gait Assessment

        Footwear Assessment

 

Other tests we may also complete are Neurological and Vascular Assessments, including Doppler Ultrasound and referral for xray and scans.

 

3.    DETAILED REPORTS

 

A full report will be provided that outlines the assessments undertaken, results, diagnosis, short and long term recommended treatments and expected outcomes.         

 

4.    MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

 

Our reports are often sent to the referring doctor, the patients Case Worker, as well as other specialists and allied health practitioners involved to optimise results for your patient.

 

5.    EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION

 

We have systems in place to ensure our patient receives the care and treatment they need, seamlessly and promptly.

Our staff will liaise on behalf of our patient with the referring Doctor, patients Case Worker, Insurance Company and work place.

 

We look forward to working together in the future.

 

A DOCTORS REFERRAL AND WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE INSURANCE COMPANY IS REQUIRED BEFORE A WORK PLACE ASSESSMENT CAN TAKE PLACE