Your first appointment will include a medical history and physical exam of your legs and feet. If you have Diabetes, this will include a complete diabetic foot assessment. Upon examination, the Podiatrist will treat your issues/concerns (ie. cutting your nails, removing callus...and much more!).
We will try out best to use our expertise to assure your treatment is not painful. It is not uncommon for our patients to come in with pain and leave stating they feel as though they have new feet. By using different styles of treatment and methods we will help to make sure you are always comfortable.
Your initial visit will be 30-45 minutes. This will allow the appropriate amount of time to complete your assessment and treatment.
Regular returning appointments are 15-30 minutes.
Yes. Most medical insurances will cover Podiatry services. Check with your insurance to find out your Podiatry coverage.
Insurance companies do not require a referral or prescription to be covered for Podiatry services.
Only individuals who are covered by the RCMP or Veteran's Affairs(VAC) require a prescription from their Physician
We are able to directly bill for Podiatry visits with the following insurance companies:
Blue Cross, VAC, RCMP, Canada Life, Chambers of Commerce (Johnston Group) , First Canadian (Johnston Group), Maximum Benefit, and RAWM.
We are able to submit your receipt for Desjardins, Industrial Alliance, and Union Benefits.
For all other insurance companies we will provide a receipt for reimbursement.
No, Podiatry in New Brunswick is private.
Yes. Podiatrists are able to write prescriptions for custom made prescription orthotics. A receipt, prescription, and biomechanical examination form will be provided.
Yes, there is a warranty. East Coast Podiatry Inc., has a 6 month warranty for custom made prescription orthotics. All modifications are free for 6 months from the date of fabrication to insure your comfort and satisfaction.
We encourage individuals to get new orthotics every 2-3 years as our feet are constantly changing. This allows for your orthotics to be up to date.
The Podiatrist takes a non-weight bearing Plaster of Paris impression. This type of impression allows the Podiatrist to capture your neutral foot. Non-weight bearing is essential as your foot can drastically change from sitting to standing.
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