The SA Running Injury Clinic is a unique multidisciplinary practice which focuses on five particular injuries.
Rachel attained her Occupational Therapy degree at the University of South Australia. Through her studies, she has acquired knowledge of musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, ergonomics, biomechanics, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. She has the particular interest in improving soft tissue dysfunction and muscular pain.
As an active person and recreational runner who has experienced many injuries herself, Rachel understands the importance of rehabilitation. Rachel works with clients and tailors rehabilitation plans to their individual needs to achieve outcomes that enable clients to optimise their performance and return to doing what they love, whether that be sports, work or just keeping up with the kids.
Rachel brings to the clinic a strong focus on rehabilitation and enjoys working with clients to develop self-management strategies to complement treatment.
Jason is an enthusiastic and dedicated podiatrist whose skills incorporate all aspects of podiatry but has a special interest in acute/chronic heel injuries and rehabilitation.
Jason also graduated from the University of South Australia and has worked for a number of private practices in Adelaide. During his studies, he achieved a Merit Award for academic excellence and is a Golden Key International Honour Society member. He enjoys keeping up to date with the latest research and learning about new technologies and treatment modalities for heel pain such as Extracorporal Shockwave Therapy.
He has extensive knowledge in lower limb biomechanics, strapping, stretching and customised prescription orthotics. He has also been trained in acupuncture/dry needling and mobilization of the foot.
Jason's passion for podiatry is derived from positively influencing the lives of others and allowing them to perform the activities they love. He implements treatment plans specifically tailored to each individual patient, which have long term benefits.
Jason has three special interests in podiatry, namely Heel Pain, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, Children's Heel and Knee Injuries.
Jason personal interest includes traveling, hiking, and playing badminton.
If you are looking for a genuine and caring podiatrist who has your best interests at heart, do not hesitate to book in with Jason today!
Jemma has participated in a number of sporting activities throughout her life, including middle distance running, swimming, basketball and soccer. Whilst playing soccer at State League level, injuries resulted in her undergoing two ankle reconstructions. It was during her rehabilitations that she realised that she would love to help others either get back into sport or help prevent them from injury.
Throughout her studies, she complemented her learning by working at Active Feet, a Melbourne based podiatric athletic footwear chain. This gave her the practical skills of performing biomechanical assessments and being able to advise the customer on the most appropriate footwear for their needs.
Jemma strives for excellence and has a passion for treating the athlete, the person next door and the weekend warrior. Jemma is always looking for ways to improve. She seeks out ongoing professional development and enjoys constructive feedback from her clients and colleagues alike.
Jemma graduated from Latrobe University in Melbourne and, when not at work, you are likely to find her on a soccer pitch, doing a class at BodyFit or shopping at the many suburban boutiques around Adelaide.
John is originally from Sydney and made the switch over to Adelaide to work in a musculoskeletal podiatry clinic. As a kid, John participated in numerous sporting activities such as soccer and basketball to name a few. From playing soccer over the past 20 years, John accumulated reoccurring sporting injuries which set him back from playing and watching from the sidelines. This ignited a passion for wanting to become a podiatrist where he could diagnose, treat & prevent reoccurring sporting injuries.
Active recovery is something John has a firm belief about in assisting patients achieving their goals. He likes to achieve this via having a close practitioner patient relationship as he likes to keep up to date in patient’s progress week by week.
John has a strong passion for adjunct therapies as he likes to learn various treatment alternatives to increase his scope of practice. This consists of multiple modalities including dry needling, shockwave therapy, orthotic prescription, foot mobilization & providing foot and nail care.
John is a Western Sydney University graduate and when he’s not in the clinic he’s either watching soccer or UFC, keeping active, trying new eateries or exploring his new Adelaide city!
Mim is an enthusiastic and committed Podiatrist whose passion for podiatry developed through her love for dance. Mim danced at a high level from a young age, which allows her understand the drive to recover from injuries that are holding you back and desire to return to sport. wheather it be a social walk, casual netball game or competitive racing Mim is ready to get you back and doing what you love
Mim has in depth footwear knowledge from working at Active Feet, a specalised podiatric footwear store in Melbourne. This assisted to further develop the skills required for completing biomechanical assesments and link results to available shoes that best suit customers foot posture and biomechanics.
Mim graduated from Latrobe University in Melbourne and when not working, you will most likely find her doing a dance class,playing soccer going for a running or spending time with friends.
Nelson is originally from Sydney and decided to make the move to Little Olde Adelaide. Growing up, Nelson was always an active kid, partaking in sporting activities; with Tennis and Cycling being his favourite. Having experienced the repetitive cycle of injuries and rehabilitation was what fueled his drive to assist and prevent others from having recurring sport injuries.
Outside of the clinic, you'll find Nelson around the hotspots for foodies, taking photos along scenic routes whilst hiking or you might even spot him in the crowd at a concert. Nelson loves his dogs and will most likely ramble on about how cute they are.
William graduated from his Podiatry degree at the University of South Australia. After graduating he moved to Melbourne to be the understudy of Melbourne's best sports podiatrists from Sports Medicine Centres of Victoria and Olympic Park Sports Medicine. During this time he treated patients from the Western Bulldogs, Melbourne Demons, St Kilda Saints, Victorian Institute of Sport and the Victorian Cricket Team.
Years later, William returned back to his hometown of Adelaide to be with his family and friends. Upon his return, he opened Melbourne Street Podiatry Centre in North Adelaide from scratch which is going strong today. During this time he was a guest University Lecturer in Human Movement/Sports Science at the University of South Australia for biomechanics. In 2006, William was one of the first podiatrists in Adelaide to utilize the first non-weight bearing foot scanner, replacing plaster casting in orthotic prescriptions for podiatrists.
William is a former elite level national government funded athlete with the Australian Institute of Sport between 2003-2011. He has been to over 15 countries to represent Australia. During his competitive career, he experienced many injuries ranging from plantar fasciitis/heel spurs, ankle tendinitis, runner's knee, shin splints to an anterior cruciate rupture. His injuries gave him direct insight into the ups and downs of what it is like to be struck down with foot and leg pain.
Today, he gets more satisfaction from treating recreational athletes and people whose lives are impacted by the same injuries as elite athletes. Through being an athlete and working with elite athletes he has developed a clinical and practical understanding of what injured athletes need as part of their treatment and management plans. He has a strong interest in biomechanics, sports medicine, and heal injuries.