Medical Imaging

MEDICAL IMAGING

In some instances, diagnostic imaging may be required to aid in the diagnosis of your condition.

Forster Tuncurry Sports Podiatry are able to refer patients for the following imaging of the foot, ankle and leg;

 

X-RAY

xray anklexray foot

 

DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND

Ultrasound Plantarfascia

 

MRI (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING)

Foot MRI

 

What Can Diagnostic Imaging Be Used For?

Below are some of the more common conditions diagnostic imaging can help identify;

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Tendinopathies (eg: Achilles Tendinopathy)
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Ligament Tears
  • Plantar Plate Rupture

 

$$$

Medicare rebates are available for patients who have been referred for FOOT/ANKLE X-RAY & ULTRASOUND imaging by their Podiatrists.
The cost for patients referred by Podiatrists for MRI imaging is approximately $200-$250. Roughly the same out of pocket expense if your GP refers for the same imaging.

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