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 Jacobson 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.
Rhys is a passionate podiatrist with a strong interest in treating and rehabilitating musculoskeletal injuries of the foot and lower limb. A background in personal training and strength and conditioning coaching, has led Rhys to work with a variety of athletes ranging from soccer, netball, football and running backgrounds.
Rhys is an advocate for implementing strengthening exercises to reconditioning and return patients back to previous levels of activity. Rhys graduated with a masters in podiatry and Bachelor of Health Science majoring in anatomy and advanced physiology.
An active member with the Australian Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia, Rhys regularly attends seminars and training to bring the latest research and treatment practices to his patients. His particular areas of interests are tendinopathys of the Achilles, Plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, fractures and Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (shin splints).
Services offered include shock wave therapy, dry needling, foot mobilisation, orthotic prescription, massage, nail surgeries and general treatments. In his spare time Rhys enjoys competing in trail and road running events, weights and yoga.
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.
Nicole is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of Dietitians Australia, having completed a Bachelor degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences with a Major in Food Science and a Master of Dietetics from Deakin University. Nicole has also completed the Monash University Low FODMAP diet course.
Nicole strongly believes in establishing a positive relationship with food and understands firsthand how complicated that relationship can be. Nicole is at risk of anaphylaxis to a number of foods and understands how a restricted diet can affect many aspects of your life. She has great empathy for clients requiring specific diets and can provide the most relevant evidence and response to a variety
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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.