How Much Do Podiatry Orthotics Cost?
Are you looking to find out how much custom orthotics cost in Melbourne?
At Stride Podiatry Clinic, we understand orthotics can be expensive, so we want to make sure you’re aware of the total process, why they’re used, how long they might last and the benefits and pitfalls of each device.
Our experienced Podiatrists will provide a full clinical assessment of your individual foot problems and recommend an appropriate treatment plan.
If this treatment plan involves the use of orthotics, we will explain which type of device might be suitable and why.
Orthotics Cost Guide: Summary
The Stride Podiatry Clinic offers a wide range of Orthotics to suit different budgets.
Below we have have summarised the costs of the three types of orthotics that your Podiatrist may prescribe to you.
The costs in the table do not include the consultation costs of:
- $98 initial consultation
- $84 follow-up consultation
Note – if you purchase “full custom orthotics” two follow-up consultations are included.
*Prices are subject to change.
Please call your private health insurance provider to check if you are eligible for podiatry rebates on orthotics.
Orthotics Cost Guide: What’s Included
What is included in an Orthotic Assessment?
To ensure that patients receive safe and effective foot care, our Podiatrists will provide you with a comprehensive service that includes:
- Full clinical assessment, including biomechanical and video gait analysis;
- Orthotics that suit the person and their individual foot problems;
- Follow-up consultations;
- Advice on appropriate footwear, stretching and strengthening exercises;
- Ongoing treatment plan; and
- Adjustment or modification of completed orthotics where required.
How Much Do Orthotics Cost in Australia?
In our article above, we’ve laid out the costs of getting orthotics from our Australian podiatry clinic.
Depending on the type of orthotics that your Podiatrist recommends, orthotics will end up costing you between $170 and $780 australian dolllars.
However, your orthotics cost could be lower if you have a private health insurance with Podiatry cover.
The private health insurance numbers for our custom orthotics service are F010, F118, F304, F012, F221.
Why Get Orthotics From a Podiatrist?
Podiatrists are the principal health care specialist trained to treat problems of the foot and lower leg.
After a thorough assessment of your condition, biomechanics, lifestyle and footwear you may be prescribed orthotics as a method of treatment.
This article was written to give you more detailed information on the costs associated with getting orthotics from your Podiatrist.
We don’t think it is fair that some Podiatrists hide orthotics fees from you and make the average cost of orthotics look lower than the true cost to the patient.
Sometimes making orthotics appear cheaper than they are in total!!