Geelong Orthotics Mission Statement
Geelong Orthotics strives to provide a comprehensive orthotic service to the people of the Geelong and surrounding community. Pride is taken in providing professional and quality services and to stay at the forefront of orthotic technology. A team of dedicated staff members in Clinical, Technical and Clerical areas ensures Geelong Orthotics is committed to providing a quality orthotic service with the highest level of patient service to achieve optimal treatment outcomes.
Geelong Orthotics recognises its moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees, contractors, patients and visitors.
Geelong Orthotics Profile
Geelong owned and operated. Established in 1997 we provide a complete orthotic service for both private and public patients.
Geelong Orthotics has grown steadily over the last 10 years. Our service is dedicated to providing orthotic solutions to assist our patients.
Geelong Orthotics currently employs 9 staff including orthotists, technical, footwear and administrative roles.
Geelong Orthotics expanded its services in 2003 to include a medical grade and comfort footwear clinic Extra Depth Footwear, now provides clinics to Ballarat and Warrnambool.
Professional advice and Practical orthotic solutions
Specialising in custom made and pre-fabricated orthopaedic appliances (braces or orthoses) for all body parts.
We deliver a friendly and cost effective service that provides practical solutions for people with injuries, following surgery or with permanent disabilities.
Our 70 Bellerine St facility has clinical and manufacturing facilities on site that ensures patients receive a cost-effective, efficient and quality orthotic service. Re-development of a purpose built orthotic manufacturing workshop in the Geelong Hospital was completed in 2009. Both our facilities are fully compliant with OH&S legislature and enable us to manufacture our custom orthoses on site.
We are Providers of services for:
Barwon Health - The Geelong Hospital, providers of acute and rehabilitation health care in the Geelong and South-western Victoria.
St John of God Health Care
Geelong Private Hospital
Private home visits
Transport Accident Commission
Workcover – Worksafe Victoria
Victorian Aids and Equipment Program
Department of Veteran Affairs
We assist in providing Education about our profession to:
Prosthetic and Orthotic students from LaTrobe University, National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Deakin University, Students from the School of Medicine