Kristi is a highly successful director of two podiatry and allied health practices throughout Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia.
Kristi Boles has been a practising podiatrist for 20 years. She is passionate about foot health, improving her client’s mobility and complex health conditions that affect the whole body.
This has led Kristi to develop a program for Casey Allied Health called the Fundamentals of Healing.
Kristi’s interest in sports podiatry reflects her years playing high level netball which included representing Victoria, therefore knowing the pressure sport can have on your body & feet.
Kristi sees primarily complex foot pain patients who have tried other treatments, are still in pain and are ready to do the work to get well again.
In 2017 Kristi further developed the My Fit Feet Heel Pain Program, which has been helping hundreds of people feel better and return to doing the things they love.
Kristi is committed to professional development and keeping abreast of new techniques for the benefit of her clients. This commitment sees her attend conferences and undertake courses throughout the year to continually update her knowledge and skills.
These skills include foot mobilisation techniques level 1 and 2, radial shockwave therapy, laser therapy, biomechanics & orthotics, foot rehabilitation and dry needling for a rounded balance of treatments that can help her clients individual needs.
Having lived and worked in the southeast region her whole life, Kristi loves giving back to her community both personally and professionally. This has inspired Kristi to work with community groups and donate her time to making the City of Casey a better place.
On a personal note Kristi enjoys relaxing, yoga and walking her dogs. As a loving wife and working mum of two adorable children (teenagers), Kristi certainly understands being “run off your feet”! What better person to help you ensure you are "running" miles whilst experiencing comfort from your feet!
Kristi’s goal is to offer the very best podiatric care to the community in a friendly, family orientated environment.
Sarah Fitzgerald is a fully qualified podiatrist with a double degree. She completed her studies with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Paediatric Practice from LaTrobe University.
Sarah prides herself on putting the client first at every interaction and has a special interest in children, wounds and general foot health preservation.
Mark studied at La Trobe University to achieve his Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters Podiatric Practice and is an experienced, dedicated and caring podiatrist.
Mark embraces ongoing studies to keep up-to-date with the very latest in medical research and treatments available so he can ensure he offers his patients the very best advice and care.
Mark treats a number of podiatry conditions ranging from routine skin and nail care to orthotics and biomechanics in both children and elderly populations.
Mark has experienced great success using Radial Shockwave Therapy, dry needling and Foot Mobilisation to treat those suffering from foot and heel pain.
Renay Clarke achieved a Bachelor Degree in Podiatry from Latrobe University in 2009, a Bachelor Degree of Applied Science (Health Science) from Deakin University from 2000 and an Advanced Diploma of Myo Therapy from Australian College of Healthcare in 2003.
Renay is a highly qualified and understanding practitioner who always puts her patient first and prides herself on offering them the most relevant and up-to-date treatment options.
Renay has a wide range of knowledge across the various fields of podiatry including diabetic foot assessment and care, wound care, biomechanics of the lower limb and orthotic therapy.
Bettina moved from London to Australia in late 2016. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Podiatric Medicine from Plymouth University, UK in 2013 and a Bachelor of Science in Biomechanical Sciences from The University of Manchester and MMU, UK. She has experienced working in both private and public practice and health care (for NHS.)
Bettina has a strong interest in biomechanics, orthotics, general podiatry, including diabetes foot assessments and management, wound care, nail surgery, radial shock wave therapy, athletic footwear and rehabilitation of post-operative patients from local orthopaedic surgeons in the bayside area.
Bettina is friendly and passionate about helping and caring for her patients. She enjoys traveling and long walks at the beach and by the river with her Spoodle, Max.
Will has completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2012 from SAGE, a Bachelor of Health Sciences from La Trobe University in 2017 and a Masters of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University in 2019.
Will is interested in all aspects of podiatry, in particular diabetic foot care and lower limb musculoskeletal pathologies. He can provide you with the latest evidence-based practices, to ensure you are back to your best.
Will’s passion for health and fitness sees him enjoy cooking and keeping fit in his spare time.
Stephanie has a special interest in working with pregnant and new Mum’s, babies and children and beliefs in empowering her patients through education regarding their diagnosis and how they can improve the speed of their recovery. She obtained her Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters Degree in Osteopathy from Victoria University.
Stephanie enjoys helping her patients to go about their lives without being hindered by pain, or stiffness. In her spare time Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and is a keen a baker and cake decorator.
Hamish is passionate about restoring pain free movement in patients using a structural based, patient centered manner. Using techniques such as joint mobilisation and manipulation (both direct and indirect), taping, soft tissue (massage), dry needling, stretching and specific exercise prescription, Hamish applies the best technique for the specific patient's needs.
Hamish has a Masters in Osteopathy, having studied at Victoria University with extra qualifications in Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping.
He is also a semi-professional soccer player, and as such he has a particular interest in sports prevention and rehabilitation.
Natalie is a Registered Dietitian and a member of the Dietetics Association of Australia.
Be it chronic disease management or weight control, she believes the impact of food choices on one’s health is often underestimated and that she can make a difference in helping you to reach your optimum health.
Natalie aims to use long-term, sustainable strategies and clear direction to establish a healthy relationship with food and maintain the pleasure of eating.
Our Chinese Medicine & Acupuncturist
Catherine is an Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner experienced with a wide range of health problems including women’s health, IVF support, pregnancy problems, musculoskeletal injuries and chronic pain, symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue, headache and insomnia to name just a few.
Catherine is well recognized for her success in treating infertility and also supporting women seeking natural birth.
Catherine is passionate about the potential of traditional Chinese medicine to provide effective and natural health care that complements both western medicine and our modern lifestyles.
Our Remedial Massage Therapist
Remedial massage therapist, Rebecca Kuntz grew up in Switzerland and has been massaging since 2004.
Rebecca graduated from the Southern School of Natural Medicine, with a Diploma of Remedial Massage and has undertaken many complementary courses since then, including Ayurvedic massage.
In 2016 Rebecca deepened her long love for yoga to become a teacher, training with Power Living Australia and has been sharing her knowledge and teaching yoga classes since then.
Rebecca spends her time being a Mum and getting outdoors, into nature or the beach as much as possible.