Mobile Podiatrist for Elderly
Residents in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities
Specializing in Geriatric, NON-Surgical and Diabetic Foot Care.
We offer a wide range of holistic, individual services including comprehensive evaluations and exams, diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders, continuity of care, treatment of acute foot problems and wound care management.
Meet the Podiatrist
Dr. Jerwana Laster
Known as the “Queen of Feet”
Dr. Laster’s passion is providing quality foot care to her patients in the geriatric community.
Feet move us through our lives proceeding regardless of the opposition. They make a journey of great adventure, difficult adversity and tremendous triumph. Caring for your loved one’s feet must be done in a dignified manner that shows appreciation and respect for the magnitude of the task those feet have undertaken.
Unlike big corporations, We Heel The Sole Podiatry will always provide a family feel and one-on-one interaction with each and every patient. Dr. Laster strongly believes in building relationships and providing a personal touch.
She specializes in on-site podiatric services for nursing homes, assisted living centers, memory care centers and senior communities in the Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois and Missouri areas.
Dr. Jerwana Laster was born and raised in Chicago and completed her undergraduate studies in Biology at Northern Illinois University. She graduated from Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her medical-surgical residency at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. She also received a Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Fellowship at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital.
With over 12 years of experience caring for feet as a licensed DPM, Dr. Jerwana Laster has gained a passion for filling the gap between caregiver and friend. She’s the Podiatrist with the Heart of a Family Friend.
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We welcome the opportunity to visit your facility and speak with you about the programs and services offered that will benefit your residents.
Important: We currently only provide services to those actively enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Podiatrist?
Simply put, a Foot Doctor!
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems. This includes but is not limited to sprains and fractures, bunions, heel pain, heel spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses.
A podiatrist cares for infections and injuries of the foot, ankle and heel.
Is a Podiatrist a real doctor?
Yes! Podiatrists are required to take state and national exams and must be licensed by the state in which they practice. In addition to undergraduate medical school training, podiatrists also attend medical school for a doctorate degree in podiatry.
What information do I need to make an initial appointment with We Heel The Sole Podiatry?
- Patient’s first and last name
- Date of birth
- Full address and phone number for contact
- Insurance information, including any supplemental insurance information.
How are clients billed?
We Heel The Sole Podiatry bills and accepts assignment from private insurance companies, Medicaid and Medicare on behalf of the podiatrist.
We Heel The Sole Podiatry accepts Medicare Part B and supplemental secondary insurance. This means that we will bill Medicare directly (NEVER the patient) for our services.
Insurance card(s) MUST be presented during the first visit.
Does Medicare cover Podiatry services?
Medicare will cover podiatry services once every 61 days if your condition meets Medicare guidelines.
Who will be caring for my account?
- Dr. Jerwana Laster, DPM personally attends each client.
- Clinical Assistant- Assists Dr. Laster on-site with any paperwork, scheduling, follow-ups, etc.
- Office Manager- Handles all resident facility accounts, client services, monthly scheduling, etc.
Do you provide home visits?
No, Dr. Laster does not provide home visits. She is only able to see clients in assisted living and nursing home facilities.
What foot conditions do you treat?
Dr. Laster is equipped with all of the necessary instruments to handle most every condition seen in an office practice. She can order x-rays, bacterial cultures, vascular recommendations and schedule wound care consults. She works closely with nursing staff and Primary Care Physicians to best serve the needs of each client.
Regular visits ensure the proper care for each of the following conditions and more.
Foot Fungus / Athletes Foot
Foot Corns / Calluses
Early Identification of Ulcerations, Abscesses and Subungual Hematomas
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