Allied Health Services
Melbourne foot and ankle group specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions/disorders of the foot and ankle. Our services are always tailored to your needs and goals. Our treatment plans work alongside experienced specialist include GP’s, physiotherapists and other Allied health professionals.
Patients can depend on being provided with a valuable and vital service. Podiatry services are critical for patients with chronic conditions as these conditions can affect the foot health in the long term. Our team works to build long lasting relationships based on trust and medical integrity with every single patient.
Further enquiries regarding the services offered can be enquired with your local GP or by calling our office on 03 9308 7088.
Cidem is passionate about all aspects of podiatry with a special interest in diabetes foot care, wound management and the management of musculoskeletal lower limb injuries. Cidem’s goal is to achieve the best outcomes for her patients and return them to their daily activities pain free.
Cidem loves cooking, baking, brunching and staying fit.
Occupational Therapy (Lymphoedema Therapist) Services:
Lymphoedema is a type of swelling. It is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid, caused by a problem or blockage of the lymphatic system that mostly occurs in the arms and legs but occasionally in other parts of the body.
Lymphoedema which is characterised by swelling of certain parts of the body may present with other symptoms which can vary. Further information can be sought with your local GP who may refer you to this specialised service.
Our practice facilitates the provision of this specialised occupational therapy service. Lymphoedema therapy at our practice is provided by Avril Lunken.
Avril is professional member of Australasian Lymphology Association and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. Besides other qualifications, she holds a Diploma in Occupational Therapy qualification from the UK. Avril provides assessment treatment of all age groups (children, teens, adults), she provides education, support and advice on the use of appropriate compression garments. Avril evaluates the use of compression garments.
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When we are closed, we provide continuity of care to our registered patients in partnership with National Home Doctor Service. Visits by this service are bulk billed.
If you are physically restricted or for any other non- urgent health reason/s you are unable to attend our clinic, you can ring our after-hours locum service for medical attention on 13 74 25 for a home visit if required.
Emergency after hours Services:
Additional after hours services for severe problems and emergencies are available through the closest Public Hospital Emergency Department:
Address :145 Studley Rd, Heidelberg VIC 3084
Phone: (03) 9496 5000
Dorevitch Pathology’s vision is to offer superior quality, speed and convenience via the most modern facilities and processes, highly trained and experienced staff and pathologists covering all medical disciplines. Dorevitch is conveniently open on weekdays from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Appointment is not necessary to access this service.
Heidelberg West Medical has a Pharmacy on-site to conveniently meet your healthcare needs. Discount Chemist Pharmacy is open 7 days a week.
General Practice Services
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Please note drugs of dependence or Schedule 8 drugs will not be prescribed on your first visit.