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Orthotic Clinic

Location and Contact

Facility: Nepean Hospital

Address: Level 1 North Block

Phone: 4734 1492 or 4734 1795

Fax: 4734 3933

Referral Criteria

>18yrs

Lives within NBMLHD

Need for lower limb or spinal orthotics as a result of neurological or musculoskeletal conditions

Or

Lower limb orthotics – e.g. custom made shoes, in-shoe orthotics, lower limb braces

Or

Spinal related orthorics – e.g. spinal braces

How to Refer

GP to write detailed referral letter

Referrals are to be faxed to clinic

Referrals are then triaged

The patient will either be called or sent a letter regarding appointment details

Patient and family contact details need to be documented

Referral Requirements and Pre Diagnosis

Recent pathology, imaging (CT scans, X-rays or MRI results)

List of current medications

Usual gait aids, prosthesis/orthotics

Clinic Days

Speciality Clinic Day(s) of Clinic
Orthotic 2nd Thursday of the month

 

 

 

Friday, 21 July 2017 12:07:27 PM