By | May 5th, 2020|
Telehealth podiatrist Melbourne

Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics now offer Telehealth!

Podiatry via the convenience of an online video consultation

If you can’t come to our clinic or live too far away there is now a solution – Telehealth! Now you can receive expert treatment and advice from our team of podiatrists from the comfort of your home or office, via an online video consultation. Perfect if you have to stay home during the current coronavirus pandemic.

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth involves the use of digital and telecommunication techonologies to deliver health services remotely. This means patients can consult with a health professional, and receive treatment and advice, via online video consultation. This makes it popular with those patients who cannot travel, those that live far away or those who simply live a busy lifestyle and don’t have much time.

What are the advantages of Telehealth in podiatry?

A telehealth appointment with one of our podiatrists offers the following advantages:

  • Improved patient access to podiatry services.
  • Unparalleled convenience. Be seen from the comfort of your own home or work place.
  • Distance in no longer an issue! Be seen from a rural town, interstate or even overseas.
  • Reduced travel time and costs.
  • Reduced time away from home. Perfect during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • No time off work or child minding services required to attend podiatry appointments.

Is Telehealth easy to use?

Yes telehealth is very easy to use. All you need is a computer / laptop or smart device with an inbuilt camera or webcam.

At Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics we use Coviu for simplicity and convenience. There are no downloads or patient logins, simply click and connect on any device. Coviu also uses end-to-end encryption (EE2E) to ensure your data is always safe and secure.

Can’t come and see us or been told to stay home?

If you are finding it difficult to visit our Melbourne podiatrists, especially with the current events, telehealth now provides a viable alternative.

For more detailed information on how telehealth can help you please visit our telehealth service page.