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Podiatry WA was formed in 1966 as a professional association in Western Australia and continues to promote the podiatrist as the leaders of foot health in the community. We support our members by providing quality education, networking opportunities and advocacy for the profession.

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There are many reasons why people have problems with their feet, ranging from simple changes that happen as we get older, to more complex issues that relate to conditions such as diabetes and arthritis which can make walking painful and difficult.

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Podiatry WA members practices are located throughout metropolitan and rural Western Australia. Search our Find a Podiatrist WA member directory to find a private podiatry practice near you.


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Upcoming events

    • 20 Jan 2021
    • 5:30 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • 28 Feb 2021
    • 6:30 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Webinar
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    DVA Podiatry advisors Nerylie Whitecross and Nikki Frescos presented to Podiatry WA for a one hour webinar to discuss updates on the DVA Medical Grade Footwear program and Allied Health Treatment Cycle Reporting. 

    The outline for this webinar included the following items:

    1. An update on the DVA Medical Grade Footwear program including footwear providers in WA and what podiatrists need to keep updated on regarding the program.

    2. An update on the Allied Health Treatment Cycle Reporting with a focus on the outcome measures for end of cycle  reporting.

    Pre-webinar learning is required- Go to the below link, click on (or scroll down) to "Prescribing MGF" to find the "MGF PowerPoint Presentation for Assessing Health Providers".

    https://www.dva.gov.au/providers/health-programs-and-services-our-clients/medical-grade-footwear-providers-and-suppliers

    You are encouraged to take notes and allocate this learning opportunity to a self directed learning category or practice management category for your CPD log.


    • 08 Feb 2021
    • 8:30 AM (UTC+08:00)
    • 31 Mar 2021
    • 5:30 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Recorded webinar
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    Brendan Adler, CEO of Envision Medical Imaging presented at our Podiatry WA AGM in October 2020.

    The topic included Duplex Ultrasound: its use, procedure, reporting, comparison to Doppler, referral process, diagnoses of PAD and other lower leg conditions.

    No slide notes included, no CPD certificate issued from Podiatry WA but you are encouraged to take your own notes and allocate to another CPD category.

    Available to view until 31st March 2021

    • 27 Feb 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • University Club,Seminar Room 4, Hackett Drive, Crawley
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    Join us for our opening event for 2021.

    Innovations in Podiatry will educate the podiatrist on new technology to the industry. Each presenter will outline the product, indications for use, case studies and treatment outcomes. The equipment will be on display with option for Q&A.

    Afternoon tea included and 4 CPD points allocated for attendance. 

    Topics will include:

    ShockwaveTherapy- This machine uses radial or focused shockwaves applied to the tissue to stimulate metabolic activity and "kickstart" the body's natural healing response. These machines are used to treat commonly seen conditions including tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

    Lunula Laser-   Uses low level laser for the treatment of Fungal Nail. This is a versatile, pain free and effective treatment modality that is portable and safe to use.

    My Health First App- will focus on digital patient engagement and cover pre appointments, online appointments, post appointments, digital managed marketing services and reporting.

    TurboMed- is a specialist device option for the treatment of foot drop. Outline will include the fitting and application of this device.

    High Power Laser Therapy-  This can be used for both acute and chronic injuries by using a light application device that works by stimulated emission of radiation to facilitate tissue regeneration, improve microcirculation, reduce inflammation and give pain relief

    Tickets are limited, book now! 

    Don't miss out on this face to face opportunity, its great to be in WA!

    • 02 Mar 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • Webinar
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    Join Podiatry WA and Jake MacKenzie from Briggate Medical Company to learn about the applications for the Swift Microwave Therapy for verrucae treatment. Learn about treatment times, outcomes and the technology behind the machine.

    Swift is the pioneering new microwave therapy for skin, with very fast  treatment time. Swift provides Podiatrists with a new precise and easy way of treating soft tissue lesions.

    Your registration for this event will also include insight from a Perth Podiatrist who has been using the machine for over a year.

    Q&A opportunity during the webinar, book now!

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