NDIS Podiatry Adelaide

NDIS Podiatry Adelaide

NDIS Podiatry Adelaide & Inertia Health Group

Inertia Health Group has been working with participants of the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) for a number of years now. We are proud of the fact we can support all aspects of care in the community via a range of different outlets.

Our working relationship with the NDIS allows NDIS participants to engage in Podiatry services with our Podiatrists in Adelaide.

NDIS and Inertia Podiatry How Can Inertia Podiatrists Help?

Inertia Podiatrists are able to assist participants with a wide variety of conditions and support them to achieve their health related goals. Our NDIS patients seek our services to assist in rehabilitation and management of a variety of conditions, help with walking mobility and general strength particularly of their lower limb and foot. Some attend our clinic for general foot care needs, requirements and management while others require hands on treatment and exercise management to assist in maintaining mobility in their day to day life and day to day management of their lower limb conditions. Hands on care is important for relief with some of their aches and pains. While some may require particular orthoses to maintain mobility. Ultimately our Podiatrist’s are here to support you on your journey and tailor a treatment plan to assist in attaining your goals.

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NDIS Podiatry & what to expect in an initial consultation with an Inertia Podiatrist?

Your initial Podiatry consultation is always tailored specifically to your individual needs. We want completely to understand get to know you, what your goals are, where you may be struggling and work together to create a plan working towards achieving your goals.

Initially we undertake a detailed history of your condition and your current status and what you want out of your treatment with us.

From here we are able to assess you accordingly. We ensure that we take you through a full biomechanical assessment so that we have an understanding of your issue and can develop a Podiatry plan moving forward to assist you in achieving your goals. This biomechanical assessment may involve in depth gait analysis (walking mechanics) and muscle testing of the lower limb. If you have issues with blood flow we are able to assess this with our doppler machine and create an appropriate report for you and your treating medical team.

We base our Treatment on our assessment and on what we need to achieve with you– We incorporate a variety of treatment methods to ensure you attain the most overall complete care and experience with our Podiatrists.

We Reassess along the way, this allows us to see how our goals are being achieved and / or where we need to work more. It allows us to continue to tailor and refine our treatment plans with you ensuring the most optimal outcomes.

We are able and happy to provide a full range of services to NDIS participants.

Podiatry Toe Nail Cutting and Resection For NDIS Participants

Some participants may have issues with regard to maintaining the health and length of their toe nails due to particular issues that may reduce the ability for them to bend or sit. Our Podiatrists are more than happy to help and are experts in the maintenance of nail care.

Podiatry Ingrown Toe Nail Care For NDIS Participants

Inertia Podiatrists are able to assist with the management of pesky ingrown toe nails. They are able to offer a variety of solutions for you but are also able to perform ingrown Toe Nail Surgery’s where required.

Podiatry Diabetic Foot Assessments For NDIS Participants

Inertia Podiatrists are able to assist with podiatry diabetic foot assessments and encompass a variety of sensation, vascular and neurological testing to assess the foot. Our vascular assessments encompass the use of our Doppler Ultrasound machine to assist in vascular assessment and assess the body’s blood flow to the foot. We can use this information for generating reports back to your doctors and specialists for those who suffer with any vascular issues to the foot.

Podiatry Care of any Foot or Plantar Warts For NDIS Participants

Inertia Podiatrists are able to assess and treat warts or plantar warts with a number of treatment options available. We can work with you to assess what may work best for you.

Podiatry Custom Orthotics for NDIS Participants

Inertia Podiatrists are expert in the creation of these custom orthotic devices for patients.

Custom orthotics when used in conjunction with an appropriate treatment plan allow for improved outcomes when it comes to pain management and assist greatly in the mobility of people and confidence in movement.

Types of Foot & Lower Limb Orthotics Inertia Podiatrists can help with:

Types of Medical Grade Footwear

Inertia Podiatrists can offer expert advice in regards to this form of footwear and arrange appropriate referrals for you to attain the specific footwear suitable to your condition.

Hands on Manual Podiatry Therapy Care for Rehabilitation NDIS participants

Our Podiatrists are experts in manual therapy and hands on care for their patients. Inertia Podiatrists work with their patients to ensure all elements of their care is seen to in this manner. If this means your goal is to improve your general pain to allow for better mobility through the lower limb, ankle and foot we can certainly work with you to assist in achieving this. We find that this form of care when coupled with an appropriate level of exercise is key and one of our fundamentals to achieving goals with our patients.

We can also help you with other forms of manual therapy or myofascial release techniques that we incorporate in our Podiatry care and treatment programs:

NDIS Podiatry & The Inertia Health Group Advantage

The key advantage in working with Inertia Health Group & more particularly Inertia Podiatrists in Adelaide is that we have all aspects of your care covered. Our therapists work as a collaborative team and ensure the very best outcomes are sought out and worked towards. Our team communicates with each-other to ensure they work together and their treatment plans are integrated and communicated and that all treating practitioners are on the same page when it comes to your treatment. This reduces the stress associated with communicating a liasing with different practitioners, with different treatment approaches and ensures all aspects of your care are inline

The NDIS Podiatry System

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Physio), has been one of the largest changes to the Australian health care system over the last 35 years. The NDIS Podiatry scheme helps to provide approximately 460,000 Australians aged under 65, who have a permanent and significant disability, with funding for support and services. The aim of this system is to provide the means that those with disability require to achieve their goals and live an ordinary life.

We can currently help those who are self-managed, plan managed and portal managed participants.

We understand that it can be very difficult to navigate the NDIS process, as such we will spend time with you to establish how everything will work for you throughout your time with us at– we know there is no one size fits all when it comes to disabilities and individually tailored plans are critical to the success of the treatment. Depending on how your funds are managed will dictate how the billing process will work for you, our dedicated administration team will do everything they can to make it as smooth as possible so you can focus on the goals you have set with your Podiatrist.

Plan Managed NDIS Participants

Plan managed participants just need to provide the details of the plan manager that your funding is distributed through as well as your NDIS number and billing information. We will communicate directly with both your plan manager and support coordinator (and any other relevant health professionals) to ensure we are playing our role as a part of your support team in the most effective way possible. 

Self Managed NDIS Participants

If you are self managed the process is slightly different, you will be able to pay for your appointments using your funding and we will then provide you with all required paperwork and invoices so you can keep track of everything you need for the NDIA. If at any point you require account statements or overviews of your appointments, we will be more than happy to get these for you in a timely manner. 

Portal Managed Podiatry NDIS Participants

If you are a portal managed NDIS Podiatry participant all we require is your NDIS plan details and we can submit invoices through the NDIA portal. All you need to do is ensure we have a service agreement in place, and we can do the rest for you! 

Fees

Specific fees for NDIS patients are set out by the NDIA so that the cost of Allied health services are standardised across Australia. The fee schedule can be found here. Our Podiatry appointment pricing falls in line with the NDIS dictated rates. The type and length of appointment you will require will be worked out with yourself and your Podiatrist to ensure you can achieve your goals. We will arrange a standardised service agreement which will need to be signed and returned as per the NDIS requirements and we are then able to progress from there! 

COVID-19 Update - We Are Open

Our Clinic has been classified as an essential service to the community. We assist by trying to keep people healthy as possible and out of surgeries and decrease hospital admissions. At Inertia Health Group we are working hard to keep our patients and team members as safe as possible.

Due to our strict infection control procedures we have been deemed a low risk clinic- we have all completed the government COVID -19 Infection Control Risk Course and have implemented new waiting room procedures as well as intensified our cleaning procedures completing these regularly through the day. We have also implemented a virtual health service for those who require advice or assistance and cannot attend the clinic.

We appreciate our patients doing the right thing also!

Please call us with any questions or concerns 08 8359 2022.