The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national framework designed to support people living with disability by ensuring they have access to the services they require. The NDIS has many supports in place to assist the needs of NDIS participants, all of which have the aim to help each participant to achieve their therapeutic goals. Our podiatrists in Brisbane Northside is proud to be a registered Podiatry provider with the NDIS.
Registered NDIS provider
As a registered NDIS provider we are able to see all NDIS participants (NDIA, self-managed and plan managed), over the age of 7 years.
Our experienced Podiatrists are committed to providing comprehensive individualised, outcome-focused therapy to people with disabilities, working with you to strengthen your capacity, achieve your individual goals and enhance your quality of life.
How can our Podiatrists help people with disabilities?
- General foot and toenail care: for participants unable to reach or see their feet or do not have the mobility or coordination to safely attend their own toenails, callus, corns, heel cracks or ingrown toenails.
- Diabetic Foot Care and Ulcer Prevention: for participants who have diabetes and require preventive monitoring of their foot health, including circulation and neuropathy testing, foot ulcer care and prevention, protective diabetic footwear and pressure relieving custom orthotics.
- Arthritis Foot Care: For NDIS participants who have difficulties with mobility or pain related to rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritic, ankylosing spondylitis, etc.
- Medical Grade Footwear: for participants who have hard to fit feet or require footwear to accommodate orthotics.
- Custom Orthotics: for participants who may need foot posture support, pain-relief, pressure relief, or alignment of foot or leg asymmetries.
- Falls Prevention: Podiatry care can improve the comfort, stability and mobility of your feet and minimise pain, reducing the risk of falls and injuries.
- Balance and Stability: Home exercise programs targeting foot strength, endurance and flexibility to improve balance and stability.
- Physical Therapy for Foot and Ankle Pain Relief: Our Podiatrists are trained in physical therapies including foot mobilisation therapy, dry needling, low level light laser therapy, splinting and strapping to help alleviate pain and swelling.
- Ingrown Toenail Surgery: For participants who struggle with recurrent ingrown toenails and are seeking a permanent solution.
- Neuromuscular disorders: Podiatry can help participants with Parkinson’s disease, Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, Multiple Sclerosis to remain active, independent and more stable on their feet. We have experience in Ritchie Brace AFOs.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder: Some children with ASD may have difficulties with gross motor skills, toe-walking, coordination and balance that may affect their walking gait and stability.
Our NDIS Registration Groups
Our NDIS Registration Groups include:
- Custom Prosthetics (0135)– Assistive Technology
- Therapeutic Supports (0128)– Improved Daily Living Skills
NDIS Service Agreement
Before your initial consultation, we will provide you with a Service Agreement that will outline the initial consultation process and the cost of this appointment. During this session, we will complete a comprehensive podiatry assessment that will help us to establish treatment goals with you in relation to your NDIS plan. Completing a Service Agreement provides you with clarity around the podiatry services you will receive and the cost of those services.
You can complete your Service Agreement details here.