Canberra Podiatry

Jake Foley

Jake01Senior Associate Podiatrist

Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)

 

Jake provides a broad spectrum of podiatry treatment including general foot care and biomechanical assessments. He as a special interest in pathomechanics (poor posture, alignment & movement leading to problems) of all ages from children (podopaediatrics) to the elderly. In addition, Jake provides general treatment with particular focus on ingrown toenails, corns, callus, warts, and diabetes assessments & preventative care.

Jake has a special focus with podopadiatrics (children’s podiatry) and is currently undertaking the accreditation process with the Australian Podiatry Association for being credentialed with the title of Pediatric Podiatrist. He has successfully formulated treatment plans for common paediatric conditions such as inteoing, outoeing, toe walking, flat feet,bow legs, knocked knees etc. He has vast experience in prescribing, dispensing and fitting braces, splints, Ritchie braces, ankle-foot orthotics (AFO) etc. for complex pediatric gait conditions. He also brings a wealth of knowledge in regards to exercise prescription for treating pediatric conditions. With this special interest in this area of podiatry he is on the forefront of the latest research and practical applications for pediatric podiatry.

Jake is our Clinical Lead Consultant for A.R.C. Laser therapy for the treatment of fungal toenails (onychomycosis). He also provides surgical options for ingrown toenails and warts as part of his clinical skill set. Jake is a registered practitioner with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and enjoys working with both adults and children with disability to provide foot care, assessments, casting and orthotic therapy.

Jake is an AHPRA registered Podiatrist with a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) with Distinction from Charles Sturt University. He has been practicing in Sydney for many years. Understanding the need for more podiatrists in the ACT, Jake moved interstate to provide the Canberra community with top-quality podiatry treatment.

 

Jake is a Professional Member of the Australian Podiatry Association (APodA) NSW & ACT.