PODIATRY

TRS provides podiatry aimed at increasing mobility for our clients and reducing their pain, so they can enjoy more active and healthy lifestyles. Through the range of services our podiatrists provide, we can enable our clients to more fully be able to engage with the community and achieve their goals. Our podiatrists enjoy making meaningful connections with their patients and work with a network of other health providers to ensure the best client care and treatment outcomes.

Total Rehab Solutions are here to support you to:

  • Understand the NDIS and how it works
  • Find out if you’re eligible
  • Identify goals and aspirations that the
  • NDIS may fund

Our therapists at Total Rehab Solutions are experienced in the treatment of multiple chronic conditions such as:

  • Physical disabilities (amputations, post-surgical)
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Acquired brain injuries
  • Neurological injuries (e.g. strokes, multiple sclerosis, alzheimer’s, cerebral palsy)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • All our consultations can be both in the home and in clinic (in-rooms, gym, pool etc.) as required

We will be able to provide you with:

  • Pain management treatment
  • Home exercise programs for rehabilitation
  • Advice on the management of your condition
  • Recommendations for mobility & equipment aids
  • Advice on transfers within the home & out in the community

accessing ndis

We can assist you if you’re just starting your NDIS journey. There are multiple factors to consider when applying for NDIS. Fortunately, you don’t have to do this alone, and our team of health professionals are available to help make your journey as simple as possible.

To access allied health at Total Rehab Solutions under the NDIS, follow the next three steps:

1

Determine Eligibility

Follow the NDIS checklist for eligibility.

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2

Contact the NDIS

Contact the NDIS on 1800 800 110 and an NDIS representative will assist you with your questions.

3

Plan Your Health Journey

Once your application is approved you will then work with a Local Area Coordinator or Planner to lay out your needs and goals. They will also assist you in allocating your funding to the necessary services.

Common Questions About Podiatry

Foot orthoses, put simply, help influence tissue load. Certainly, not everyone needs foot orthoses, and the goal should always be to not have over-reliance on any devices when possible. However, for certain conditions, scenarios, and presentations, orthotics can play a very useful role in improving someone’s pain, injury rehabilitation, comfort or athletic performance. Thorough assessment and consideration are always applied and discussed openly. Recommendations are made based on what is agreed to be the most suitable.

  • Heel pain
  • Bunions
  • Clawed toes
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Achilles and calf issues
  • Ankle injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Plantar warts
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Cracked heels
  • Pressure corns
  • Damaged toenails

We believe in understanding the whole picture and background. Taking the time to work through this and develop a full understanding is of the highest priority. A full hour is most likely utilised to achieve this. Involving:

  • A discovery phase including history taking, understanding expectations, goals, current level of understanding, barriers and desired outcomes.
  • Hands-on assessment and diagnosis.
  • Functional assessment. Depending on the presenting condition, Biomechanical assessment involves thorough sport or activity specific testing and evaluation.
  • Treatment on the day.
  • An improvement plan mapped out to get you to where you need to be as well as a follow up plan.
  • Are they a member of the Australian Podiatry Association?
  • Are they registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency?
  • Do they track and record all sterilization data in accordance with the Australian Infection Control Standards?
  • Are they Accredited practitioners committed to ongoing education?
  • Do they offer short waiting lists so you can have your problem seen to and fixed quickly?

 

“Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow”

- ANNE WILSON SCHAEF