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MEET OUR FRIENDLY STAFF

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Adrian Pudlyk

DIRECTOR

Adrian began working at the Foot & Balance Centre for Jo back in 2011. He graduated from QUT in Brisbane in 2003 and has spent several years working around Australia as well as abroad. He has an interest in sports podiatry as well as surgery. 

A proud father of 3, Adrian enjoys family time at the beach, running and yoga. 

He sees patients in the clinic on Saturday mornings

Bree Jones

PRACTICE MANAGER

Introducing Bree Jones, our lead reception staff and key member of the F&B family puzzle! Bree began working at the Practice 3 + years ago and is the glue of our business. She holds everything together. Bree runs the front desk, takes care of bookings and sterilisation of the clinic instruments. She also runs some of our social media, marketing and newsletter mail outs. Bree enjoys walking her beloved Golden Retriever, Catching up on the recent Netflix shows and Mexican food. 

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Caoimhe Holly

CLINIC & MOBILE PODIATRIST

Meet Caoimhe (Keeva) our Irish podiatrist who has called Gold Coast home for almost 4 years. Caoimhe enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and has a great rapport with our older patients. Her keen interest in sports biomechanics and rehabilitation is linked to her dancing and football background which she takes part in on a regular basis. When Caoimhe isn’t working, you will find her enjoying a coffee by the beach or watching crime documentaries on Netflix. Caoimhe sees patients in the clinic on Thursday and Fridays and works on the road Tuesday's and Saturday's.

Suzie Watterson

CLINIC & MOBILE PODIATRIST

Suzie graduated from Podiatry in the UK in 2003 and loves fixing ingrown toenails. She has two sons. Suzie looks after patients at The Foot & Balance Centre on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and then is on the road Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. On the weekend, Suzie enjoys heading to the beach with her family as well as finding new trendy cafes for breakfast.

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Claire

MOBILE PODIATRIST

So here’s Claire and she’s absolutely wonderful! Claire is our mobile podiatrist who enjoys treating all types of patients but being a history buff, she particularly loves looking after and chatting with our Veterans. Claire is enthusiastic, professional, energetic and incredibly proficient. Call reception at the Foot & Balance Centre to book a home visit with the one and only Claire!

Joel Erskine

CLINIC PODIATRIST

Living an active lifestyle led Joel into the health field, completing his Bachelor of Podiatry at Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast where he was born and raised. There is a strong focus on delivering high-quality care to patients through current evidence and a patient centred focus for Joel, treating patients of all ages, abilities and needs. With an extensive sporting background of Surf Lifesaving and Soccer, Joel has a special interest in musculoskeletal injuries, lower limb pain, and sporting injuries. Assisting his patients by guiding and supporting each of them to return to their active lifestyle with a personalised approach, Joel has completed further experience and qualifications in areas such as orthotic and footwear prescription, rehabilitation exercises, nail laser, shockwave therapy and dry needling. Other aspects of Podiatry Joel is highly qualified in are general foot and nail care, diabetic assessments, fungal nail treatment, and nail surgeries. In Joel’s spare time you will find him either in the ocean enjoying the waves or with his Wife walking their two French Bulldogs.

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Fiona Jeffs

CLINIC PODIATRIST

Fiona graduated from La Trobe Uni in Melbourne in 1994 and had her own practice there for 22 years. Fiona took a break from podiatry late in 2022 after selling her practice and relocating to the Gold Coast to focus on creating her Ageless Vitality Blueprint program that empowers people to take control of the way they age so they can avoid getting stuck on the medical merry-go-round and fully enjoy their retirement. Fiona enjoys spending time in nature, rollerblading, SUP, dancing 5 Rhythms, and sharing the benefits of her raw fruitarian diet with people who are curious.

Dr. Trent Headlam B.appSc MChiroSc

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Trent Headlam graduated from RMIT in 2010 with a Masters in Chiropractic and Bachelors of Complementary Medicine. He has worked in a range of different sporting environments and private practise. He is passionate about helping people of all ages regain optimal function through Chiropractic corrective care.

 

He has been practising on the Gold coast for over a decade with a special interest in sports performance, scoliosis and injury prevention in athletes. 

 

www.chirogoldcoast.com.au | IG: @dr_trent_chiro

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Paige Folta

KINESIOLOGIST

Meet Paige, a seasoned explorer of the human psyche with over 15 years of diverse study and experimentation. Fuelled by an insatiable curiosity about human behaviour, Paige has honed her understanding of the mind through various modalities. During her kinesiology training, Paige had a transformative insight. Recognising its unique capacity to swiftly uncover root causes and tailor solutions, she launched Curious You. Curious You seamlessly integrates psychology with kinesiology, hypnotherapy, and theta healing, offering clients a personalised journey of self-discovery by tapping into the body's innate wisdom to heal and grow with ease.

 

Curious? Book now at curiousyou.com.au or call/text 0414 899 929.

Tasmyn

RECEPTION STAFF

I’m Tamsyn, from the South West of England where I completed my Bachelors Degree in Business before moving to Australia, and have been living on the Gold Coast for the past six years. 

In my spare time I enjoy good coffee, reading on the beach, running, yoga, and expanding my sneaker collection. 

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Deb

RECEPTION STAFF

Meet Deb, our lovely receptionist who works every Friday.

Louie

CLINIC THERAPY DOG

Meet our adorable Therapy Dog! Louie is a French Bulldog and loves running around the clinic meeting patients. Research has shown that therapy dogs can help reduce stress and provide a sense of connection in difficult situations. When he's not causing mischief in the clinic, you will find Louie playing on the beach, running with Adrian, napping out the back or even practicing his downward dog in yoga! Book an appointment at the clinic to meet the adorable Louie. 

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