Podiatry Telehealth: What is it and how it works?

Podiatry Telehealth: What is it and how it works?

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the development and popularity of Telehealth across different medical specialties, including Podiatry. It has become a popular way for patients to receive podiatric care from the comfort of their homes. With the help of telehealth technology, podiatrists can provide patients virtual consultations, assessments, and treatments. But what exactly is podiatry telehealth, and how does it work?

The pros of Telehealth

Seeing a podiatrist in a virtual setting, you can expect to:

  • Easy access: Telehealth allows patients to receive care from the comfort of their homes.

  • Time-saving: Patients don’t have to take time off work to go to an appointment.

  • Accessible: Tele-visit allows access to care for patients in rural areas and underserved areas or who have transportation issues.

Foot and Ankle Conditions that can be treated through Telehealth visits

  • Foot swelling

  • Gout

  • Bunion

  • Hammertoe

  • Cellulitis

  • Skin conditions (Athlete’s foot, calluses, corns, warts, psoriasis)

  • Heel pain

Schedule a Telehealth appointment

What to expect during a Telehealth visit?

  • Schedule an appointment through the Booking website

  • You will receive the appointment confirmation and registration forms in your email

  • Click the link in your email to join the virtual visit