Category Archives: Foot Health

Shin Splints

Are you experiencing a dull throbbing pain along the front of your shin? Especially after running or walking? You are likely dealing with a condition called shin splints. When our feet excessively roll in it causes the muscles of the foot to overwork to correct this movement. A lot of these muscles originate on the […]

Foot & Ankle Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a major cause of disability and chronic pain with 3.85 million Australians affected. As our population ages, those numbers continue to grow. Research suggests that early intervention can delay the onset of the disease and may reduce the number of cases of osteoarthritis by about 500,000 within 15 years.  We specialize in the […]

Common Reasons to see a Podiatrist

There is a multitude of reasons to see a podiatrist. Here are 4 common conditions that might require podiatric intervention: You have diabetes. From ingrown toenails to neuroarthropathy, diabetics have many issues that are frequently masked by neuropathy. Routine evaluation by a podiatrist can help catch these issues before they become limb or life threatening. […]

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. […]