Podiatry is more than just orthotics.
At Pursue Health Highett our Podiatrists treat a whole range of foot issues and injuries and are committed to helping you recover from any ailment. Our podiatry team can help with any foot injury, from marathon runners seeking footwear and orthotic advice, to a nasty callous on your heel, as well as, diabetic footcare. See below for a list of our full services.
Biomechanical and functional assessment (including looking at specific movement patterns for the individual’s sporting and activity requirements)
Digital gait analysis utilising HUDL technology
Treatment, management plans and advice for lower limb injuries including foot, ankle, leg and knee
Footwear assessment and recommendations
Orthotic prescription (custom made, semi-custom and off the shelf devices)
General footcare including blisters, corns, callouses, warts and ingrown toenails
Rebates apply with private health insurance extras cover.
Riley spent 4 years at La Trobe University completing his Masters in Podiatric Practice. He spent time abroad with Podiatrists from the UK, New Zealand and at Singapore’s largest hospital. Riley enjoys all aspects Podiatry, with a particular interest in nail surgeries and biomechanics.
Riley has practiced in Melbourne for the last 5 years as the head Podiatrist at two clinics, exposing him to a large variety of patients and treatments. Riley is a big sports fan, playing volleyball and futsal and enjoying his hawks win on the MCG.
“I love finding the best treatment plan for each patient and building rapport with each patient.
Over the past 5 years Hesh developed his clinical skills in the management of the musculoskeletal overuse injuries, general podiatry, paediatric patients, diabetic patients, work related injuries and nail surgeries. Hesh has a particular interest in lower limb biomechanics and musculoskeletal overuse injuries of the foot and ankle.
Hesh holds current memberships of the Podiatry Association and the Australasian Academy of Podiatry Sports Medicine. Hesh has completed additional courses to offer a wider range of treatments for his patients. Hesh actively pursues professional development by attending conferences and workshops to keep up to date with the latest advances in technology and evidence-based treatment.
Additional Training: Shockwave therapy, Dry Needling, Injection therapy (Prolotherapy) and Fiberglass casting.
Outside of podiatry, Hesh’s interests revolve around sport, Hesh is a one-eyed Collingwood supporter, who also loves an occasional hit of the sticks and playing Futsal (social sports) with his mates.