Podiatry Home Visits

Home Visit Podiatrists specialise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment rehabilitation and surgical conditions of feet, ankles and lower limbs. They help to prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions including sprains, arch/heel pain, nail conditions, diabetic and chronic diseases, all within the comfort of the patients own home.

For a list of home visit podiatrists operating in your area, please enter your postcode, suburb or town below.

Why choose a podiatry home visit?

Clients have many reasons for choosing a podiatrist to come to them for an in-home visit, rather than travelling to a clinic. Home visit podiatry usually provides the same services as one would receive by travelling to an external clinic.

Podiatry home visits cut down on waiting and travelling times for clients, so a home visit from a podiatrist is usually more convenient for a client that is time poor. It also provides an opportunity for the podiatrist to better understand the home environment of the client which, in turn, helps the overall therapy process.

Other patients who may choose to have a podiatrist come to their home include those who are advanced in age, or have mobility issues. Increasingly these patients are maintaining their independence by being able to stay in their homes longer by utilising mobile podiatry home care.

What ever the reason may be, Home Visit Network will make the process of finding a local independent podiatrist that will come to your home quick and easy.

What does a home visit from a podiatrist entail?

Home visit podiatrists are physicians who specialise in the health of feet, ankles and lower limbs. They help to prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions including sprains, arch/heel pain, nail conditions, diabetic and chronic diseases.

A home visit podiatrist comes to the client’s home to provide both primary care and chronic disease management. They might recommend the use of orthotics (shoe inserts), medications, or even discuss specific exercises which may help alleviate the problem.

What Podiatry treatments are usually covered?

Treatments that are usually provided by home visit podiatrists include general nail care (fungal infections, removal of hardened and unwanted skin, and filing of sharp edges), skin care (callous and corn removal), and treatment of pain-related conditions (heel & muscle pain).

Another type of treatment typically offered by home visit podiatrists is a diabetes assessment. Foot care is an integral part of diabetes assessment and treatment, as diabetes can cause damage to nerves, affect blood circulation in feet, and also cause infection. Having a podiatrist assess the condition of your feet/legs can help prevent the emergence of and reduce the risk of diabetic conditions, as well as gain knowledge of treatments and prevention.

It is important that you confirm with your therapist which treatments they provide before any home visit.

Looking for other types of home visit therapists? See our providers here.