Monthly Archives: March 2021

How shoes affect balance in older adults

Many of us are guilty of wearing inappropriate or poor footwear. Ballet flats, high heels and skate shoes are all common choices that we know are not great for our feet. As we get older this can have a greater influence on the way we walk, and in older adults this can impair balance and […]

Bulk Billed Podiatry - Active care podiatry capalaba

No Gap Podiatry Appointments (Medicare Only)-Conditions apply

What are bulk billed appointments? Bulk billed podiatry appointments are when the podiatrist accepts the rebate offered by Medicare as the full fee for the service. As a result there is NO GAP FEE for patients to pay for the consultation.  In some cases, where additional services are required, there may be some out-of-pocket expense. […]

Treatment options for ingrown toenails

Permanent treatment for repeatedly ingrown nails is available at our Capalaba clinic. Ingrown nails commonly occur on the first toe and to a lesser extent on the small toes. They arise from a nail spike splitting from the nail plate and penetrating the surrounding nail sulcus. This will initially cause some discomfort; however, as the […]