Podiatry @ Belmont Blog

Geelong Podiatrist – Footwear and Exercise

January 3, 2018

Is starting an exercise program part of your New Year’s Resolution? Whether you are planning to jog, walk, cycle or join a gym, your efforts can be undermined by wearing incorrect footwear. Resist the temptation to wear your old sandshoes that are at the back of the cupboard to start your exercise plans. Our Geelong...

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Winchelsea Podiatrist Services

November 27, 2017

Are you aware that once every two weeks one of our Geelong podiatrists offers podiatry services at the Winchelsea Community Health Centre? Lyndal McGuire the visiting podiatrist offers all aspects of podiatry care. Allied health Medicare plan referrals and DVA referrals are accepted. Rebates are also available for private health funds. Appointments are available from...

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Geelong Podiatrist with Diabetes Australia – Campaign to end amputations

October 25, 2017

In Australia, it is estimated that 1.2 million people aged 2 years and over have been diagnosed with diabetes, meaning that over 5% of the entire nation are living with the condition. Every year there are 10,000 hospital admissions in Australia for diabetes-related foot ulcers  –  4,400 of these admissions result in some form of lower...

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It is Foot Health Month!

October 10, 2017

October 1st marked the beginning of Foot Health Month, an initiative in which the Australian Podiatry Association wishes to encourage everyone to include a visit to a Podiatrist as a part of their regular health check. There is no denying that the health of our feet is an important thing, and at Podiatry@Belmont, your Geelong...

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Welcoming our new Geelong podiatrist – Dr Andrew McMillan

August 22, 2017

We are excited to announce the inclusion of a new podiatrist to our Podiatry@Belmont team:  Dr Andrew McMillan. Andrew is an experienced podiatrist who takes a comprehensive, client focused approach to foot and ankle care. He has gained special experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, including sport and occupation-related injuries, osteoarthritis, tendon disorders, and...

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Children’s Feet – When to see your Geelong Podiatrist

August 19, 2017

    As parents, we hope that our children are able to grow to their full and healthiest potential. At Podiatry@Belmont, your Geelong podiatrists, we are able to assess and advise you in regards to any concerns or questions that you may have about your families feet. Ossification (which is the natural process of bone...

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Geelong Mobile Podiatry

July 25, 2017

Do you or your family member have limited mobility and find it difficult to attend clinic appointments ? Podiatry@belmont provides a home visitation service/domiciliary service in the Geelong region for people having difficulty accessing our clinic.   Our experienced Geelong podiatrists have a fully equipped mobile service to offer high-quality podiatry treatment and assessment. Our...

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Geelong Podiatrists – Top Quality Podiatry Practice

July 13, 2017

  Podiatry@Belmont has been recognised for the quality and safety of their service with the award of accreditation by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) against the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards as applicable to the profession. QIP is Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation organisation, dedicated to delivering accreditation and support services to a diverse range...

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Travel tips from our Geelong Podiatrists

May 31, 2017

  At Podiatry@belmont we love hearing the travel plans of our clients.  Our Geelong Podiatrists can give you some hints to help you have a great holiday. Good walking shoes are a must.  Shoes should be worn in and comfortable before you leave.  We are happy to check your footwear or give tips on which...

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