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.
Nick graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine. Since a young age Nick had always participated in a wide range of sports, fitness and weightlifting. Unfortunately, Nick experienced multiple injuries from playing soccer and weightlifting. After numerous failed attempts at treatment, Nick was fortunate enough to see a Podiatrist. This is when Nick received his first pair of orthotics and was back to squatting and playing soccer in no time.
Over the years, Nick developed a keen interest in biomechanics, soft tissue injuries and rehabilitation. This drive and motivation lead Nick to acquire both a Diploma of Fitness and a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine, making him an astute practitioner of the lower limb.
As an athlete, Nick understands the impact injuries have on physical and mental well-being, and how crucial it is to get back to doing what you love. Through extensive and thorough examination, Nick will focus on treating the cause of the injury and provide you with injury prevention strategies to improve your quality of life.
Nick will work with you to individually tailor a treatment plan to manage your:
Nick will also provide tailored treatment plans and preventative strategies which may include: