Monthly Archives: March 2021

We are open – Extra steps we are taking to make your visit safe – 3 Day Pre Easter Lockdown

As podiatry is an essential service our clinic is open. We are doing everything on our end to maintain a safe environment with extra hand washing, hand sanitizers and a policy to turn away any client or practitioner who is sick or has recently traveled to COVID-19 affected areas.  We have implemented social distancing measures […]

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 […]