Podiatry Frequently Asked Questions

Where is your clinic located?

Manly Cove Podiatry is conveniently situated within the heart of Manly, a vibrant suburb located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. Specifically positioned near Manly Cove, our clinic enjoys a prime location that offers both convenience and accessibility to residents and visitors alike.

This central location makes Manly Cove Podiatry easily reachable by various modes of transportation. Whether you’re arriving by foot, car, bus, or ferry, our clinic is conveniently located.



What are your operating hours?

Monday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday Closed




What services does Manly Cove Podiatry offer?

At Manly Cove Podiatry, we offer a comprehensive range of podiatric services to address various foot and lower limb concerns. Our services include general foot care, biomechanical assessments, custom orthotics, sports podiatry, paediatric podiatry, diabetic foot care, nail surgery, footwear advice, and more. Whether you’re dealing with common foot problems, sports injuries, or chronic conditions, our experienced podiatrists are here to provide personalized care and support.

How can I book an appointment at Manly Cove Podiatry?

Booking an appointment at Manly Cove Podiatry is easy. You can call our clinic during business hours to speak with our friendly reception staff and schedule a convenient time for your visit. You can also use our online booking system to request an appointment anytime, anywhere. Simply visit our website, select your preferred appointment date and time, and fill out the necessary information to complete your booking.

Do I need a doctor’s referral to make an appointment?

Only if you are claiming podiatry under the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) or Chronic Disease Management Plan. In which case, you will need a referral from your GP. Anyone wishing to claim treatment through Work Cover must contact their Case Manager for permission to proceed with podiatry services. We require written authorisation from the Case Manager, ensuring us that Work Cover will pay for the initial consultation and report if required.

Can I cancel my appointment?

Yes, however, we require 24 hours’ notice. We understand that people become unwell or circumstances arise that may prevent you from making your appointment.
We request you to contact us with sufficient notice where possible.

What should I bring to the appointment?

  • A referral form/letter (only if you have been referred by your GP under DVA or Chronic Disease Management Plan).
  • Any relevant scans such as X-rays, CT’s, MRI’s, etc (only if you have them).
  • Private Health Fund card
  • Current orthotics
  • Shoes that you wear regularly (work, school and/or sport shoes)

Does Manly Cove Podiatry offer home visit services?

Yes, we offer home visit podiatry services for individuals who are unable to visit our clinic in person due to mobility issues, medical conditions, or other reasons. Our experienced podiatrists can provide comprehensive foot care services in the comfort and convenience of your own home. Please contact us to inquire about scheduling a home visit appointment.

Is Podiatry covered by Medicare?

Yes, but only under a Chronic Disease Management Plan scheme or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). Both of these require a referral from your GP as proof of your eligibility.

What is Chronic Disease Management?

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) is a government initiative that enables General Practitioners (GPs), allied health providers and a multidisciplinary team to plan and coordinate health care needs of patients with chronic disease or terminal medical conditions.

What is The Department of Veterans’ Affairs?

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is a government agency that provides health care and rehabilitation services to those who served our nation.

Is Podiatry covered by private health insurance?

Yes! Podiatry is covered by private health insurance but it will depend on your level of cover. Please check with your health fund to see if your appointment/treatment is covered.

Do you have HICAPS?

Yes, we do. Please bring your health fund card with you when you attend your appointment.

What payment methods does Manly Cove Podiatry accept?

We accept various payment methods at Manly Cove Podiatry, including cash, credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express), and electronic fund transfers (EFTPOS). We also accept payments from private health insurance providers, and we offer HICAPS facilities for on-the-spot claiming. Please contact our clinic if you have any questions about payment options or insurance coverage.