At The Foot and Ankle Clinic of Australia (FACA), our commitment goes beyond providing world-class podiatric care. We understand the unique needs and challenges of our veteran community, and are proud to announce that we are certified to offer treatments under the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) scheme. This guide aims to help our esteemed veteran patients understand and navigate the DVA benefits available to them.

Understanding DVA Benefits for Podiatry:

The Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes the importance of foot and ankle health, particularly for veterans who may have specific concerns stemming from their service. As a result, a suite of benefits is available to ensure veterans receive the care they deserve.

What FACA Offers to DVA Beneficiaries:

  • Expert Podiatry: Our team consists of highly-regarded podiatrists who are well-versed in treating a variety of foot and ankle conditions. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to cater to the unique needs of veterans.
  • Orthotic and Footwear Prescription: A proper fit can make a world of difference. We provide bespoke orthotics and footwear recommendations to ensure maximum comfort, support, and functionality.
  • Rehabilitation Plans: Our approach is holistic. We don’t just treat the symptom; we aim to guide our patients through their entire injury journey. From the moment of injury to the triumphant return to full health, we’re by your side.
  • Innovative Treatments: We utilize advanced treatments, including laser therapy and topical applications, to address a wide range of conditions. These methods can offer faster relief and recovery for many foot and ankle ailments.

How to Access DVA Benefits at FACA:

  • Check Your Eligibility: Ensure you have a valid DVA health card. If you’re unsure about your eligibility, you can consult the DVA directly or speak with our helpful team.
  • Initial Consultation: Schedule an appointment with our clinic. During this session, we’ll discuss your specific needs and how best to utilize your DVA benefits.
  • Commence Treatment: Once a tailored plan is in place, we’ll begin the recommended treatments, ensuring you’re on the path to better foot and ankle health.

Veterans deserve the highest quality of care, and at FACA, we are honored to provide it. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that our veteran patients not only understand their DVA benefits but also receive the best foot and ankle treatments available. Reach out to us today, and let’s embark on a journey towards better health together.