Corns

Looking to treat Corns? Let Sole Podiatry help!

Corns, similar to calluses, are a localised build up of hard skin, usually in relation to excessive pressure or friction. With feet enduring 6-8 times a person’s body weight with each step it’s no surprise corns commonly occur on feet. Corns can often cause pain and discomfort. This condition is very easily treated by a podiatrist.

How we treat Corns:

Removal of the corn is simple, with debridement of the corn and surrounding hard skin, done quickly and safely with a sterile blade. Corn removal does not hurt, as the hardened skin tissue has no sensation. Sometimes changes to footwear may be required to prevent a corn from returning, or insoles placed into shoes to re-distribute plantar pressures away from the area where the corn is developing. We do not recommend the use of medicated corn pads as they can cause the surrounding tissue to become aggravated and infected.

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What To Expect In Your Consult:

At Sole Podiatry you initial consultation will go for 40 minutes. This time allows your Podiatrist to thoroughly examine and understand your needs as well as providing the necessary time to assess your condition properly.

We will also develop a comprehensive treatment plan that will enable you to achieve your goal as soon as possible during this consultation. This plan will clarify whether any future consults will be required and what frequency.

FAQ’s

What can I expect at an appointment?
Do I need a referral?
Do you bulk bill?
How often do I need to visit a Podiatrist?
What is your cancellation policy?
What can I expect at an appointment?

Your consultation will go for 40 minutes. This time allows your Podiatrist to thoroughly examine and understand your needs as well as providing the necessary time to assess your condition properly. We will also develop a comprehensive treatment plan that will enable you to achieve your goal as soon as possible during this consultation.

Do I need a referral?

There is no requirement to supply a referral from your doctor to see a Podiatrist.

With that said, if you have been referred, please bring a copy of the referral letter.

Do you bulk bill?

We bulk bill pension card holders with a valid EPC referral (Chronic disease management plan) from their GP. For non-pension card holder with this type of referral, our consult fees apply, and you can claim a rebate from Medicare (there is a small gap fee)

How often do I need to visit a Podiatrist?

The frequency and number of visitations will depend on the nature of the condition you are being treated for. The treatment and rehabilitation of conditions will vary widely however after an initial consultation your podiatrist will be able to provide a recovery framework for you.

What is your cancellation policy?

We appreciate 24 hours notice for cancellations when possible. However we know the unexpected can often happen, so a courtesy phone call if you are going to miss an appointment is always appreciated.

An appointment which is cancelled or rescheduled with less than 24 hours notice, may incur a fee of 50% of the consult rate.

If you miss an appointment, without giving notice, then the full rate of the appointment may be charged.

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