Point Cook and Yarraville Podiatry Services



COVID – 19 and Podiatry

TFC Podiatry is business as usual. Podiatry is currently being encouraged to remain in practice to reduce the load on medical services and hospitals.

Podiatrist’s deal with acute and chronic foot and ankle problems that may otherwise be seen in an emergency room or GP clinic. Some ways that Podiatrists can help reduce the load on hospitals is by providing management in the following areas:

  1. Acutely Painful Foot and Ankle Conditions: By managing conditions such as fractures, sprains and inflamed painful foot and ankle conditions Podiatrists can help reduce the load on the health care system. Read More
  2. Telehealth: By offering remote consults with patients that are drastically reducing their community exposure or self-isolating, our Podiatrists can provide strong management plans in the safety of your own home! By asking the right questions and getting our patients to do some assessments, our skilled Podiatrists can help with your pain! Read More on Telehealth here
  3. Ingrown Toenails: Ingrown toenails need to be dealt with FAST! If an ingrown toenail is not dealt within the first few days of symptoms it can become infected and cause serious problems. With 1 on 1 appointments, TFC Podiatry provides a safe place to get treatment for ingrown toenails quickly! Read More on Igrown Toenails here
  4. Diabetic Foot Care: If high risk diabetic patients do net get the correct level of Podiatry care regularly they can develop foot problems that can mean hospitilisation! Providing care for our higher risk diabetic population is important for our patients and our health care system. Read More on Diabetes and Feet here
  5. Pain Management: Many of our patients are relying on exercise to complete their job at work or staying healthy during this pandemic. Pain can easily limit this ability to stay fit and healthy. Our Podiatrists can help you to manage and treat that pain effectively with either Telehealth or 1 on 1 face to face appointments available. Book an appointmet today!

Using TFC Podiatry’s Telehealth or in clinic services will help to reduce the load on our healthcare system in this time of need. If you have any symptoms of sickness please stay home or utilize our Telehealth services so that we can help you safely for the sake of our community.