Andrew has been a sports podiatrist for over 20 years, and has consulted to The Wallabies, The Australian Sevens Rugby teams, the ARU High Performance Unit and The Sydney Swans during this time.
He has frequently lectured to post-graduate podiatrists on sports podiatry topics, with a special interest in hypermobility related problems and leg length discrepancies. Andrew has recently lectured in Port Macquarie, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth on these topics.
Andrew first saw a podiatrist as a teenager due to severe knee pain while representing his high school in Track Athletics and Cross Country. Several other treatments had failed and after finally being referred to a sports podiatrist and receiving prescription orthotics, he was back to running pain free within a week. This motivated him to study podiatry after benefiting so dramatically and immediately.
Andrew is a long-term member of the Sydney Striders running club and an occasional triathlete, having completed the Noosa Tri 5 times.
This enables Andrew to customise a treatment regime including:
As a keen runner, cyclist and Army Reserve Infantry Officer, Andrew also has the insight and experience of over 20 years of private practice as a podiatrist, as well as over 20 years as a competitive runner (road and track up to state level).
Andrew has participated in sports as diverse as:
Andrew has also been interviewed for foot related articles by publications such as The Sydney Morning Herald, Men’s Health Magazine, Good Medicine, Slimming & Health, & Cosmopolitan. He is a previous NSW AAPSM representative.
Alexa has graduated with a Masters in Podiatric Medicine and is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association, Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Australia.
Over the years, Alexa has played a range of sports including, netball, basketball, dancing and athletics, which drives her passion for sport and exercise related biomechanics and treating soft tissue injuries. At 10 years old, Alexa saw a Podiatrist to be treated for calcaneal apophysitisand received her first pair of custom orthoses. Following this, Alexa has had a number of sporting related soft tissue injuries, which led her to study Podiatry to understand and treat lower limb and foot problems in order to improve the individual quality of life of others. Alexa has a special interest in exercise rehabilitation and prevention and enjoys working with patients to achieve results.
Having previously worked at a general treatment-based Podiatry clinic, Alexa is proficient in all areas of general podiatry, including nail care, fungal nail infections and callus/corn removal.
Alexa’s treatment plans are tailored to each individual patient’s needs and may incorporate: