About Our Team
Ryan James Podiatry was established in 2011 in the Lake Cathie Health Complex.
Our team is comprised of a podiatry assistant, 3 caring Podiatrists and a visiting Specialist Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon allowing us to be uniquely positioned to help you, no matter what your foot, ankle and lower limb concerns may be.
Podiatrists are foot health experts who are university-trained to diagnose, prevent, treat and rehabilitate medical and surgical conditions of the foot, ankle and lower limb. If you answer yes to the following questions a Podiatrist may be able to help you:
- Have painful feet?
- Experience leg pain?
- Have painful knees?
- Experience sore hips?
- Find walking or standing uncomfortable?
- Experience leg or foot pain during sport?
- Need advice on correct footwear?
Whatever your podiatry problem may be, we can help you!
Meet Our Team
Ryan James (B.Pod)
Ryan James completed a Bachelor of Podiatry degree at the University of Newcastle (2009).
He has also graduated with honours in health science (2011) with a research paper on custom made foot orthoses for the treatment of foot pain.
Ryan has completed BSSET Basic Surgical Skills and Training through the Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons.
Ryan is currently studying a Masters in Public Health through the University of Newcastle.
Ryan has a special interest in Sports Podiatry including lower limb biomechanics, custom orthoses and regenerative medicine.
Elisha King (B.Pod)
Olivia is a Podiatry Assistant. She completed her Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance in 2015.
A podiatry assistant can care for a low risk patients feet under the supervision of a podiatrist.
Olivia enjoys assisting with all aspects of podiatry. She especially enjoys patient education about Diabetes and footwear.