Robert completed his degree in Podiatry at the Queensland University of Technology in 1991. With over 25 years’ experience in Podiatry, Rob has developed special skills in the areas of Orthopaedic assessment and management of complex foot problems. He has recently aligned with a modern orthopaedic centre SCCO (Sunshine Coast Centre for Othopaedics) where he provides advice and conservative management to the patients attending this clinic. He has a keen interest in sport and has played premier grade and representative rugby union in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast, hanging up his boots at the end of season 2004. He began practicing Podiatry on the Sunshine Coast in 1992 with a well establish practice in Caloundra where he developed expertise in all aspects of Podiatry.
After traveling the world in 1995, Robert returned to the Sunshine Coast in 1996 and established a private practice Nambour that has become Footsmart Podiatry. In the past, he held a position at the Nambour General Hospital Diabetic Unit and is invited speaker at the Sunshine Coast Tafe College Sports Science Facility.
Rob is an accredited member of the Australian Podiatry Association and an active member of Sports Medicine Australia. He has achieved Level 1 Accreditation for Baropodemetric and Postural Assessment and Cad Cam orthotic design. His special interests within Podiatry include lower limb biomechanics and computer walking assessment, Diabetic Footcare, Paediatrics, and Postural medicine. Robert’s personal interests include running, surfing, snow skiing, fishing, and golf.
Rob lives locally with his wife and two children and two labrador dogs.
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