Here at the Foot & Ankle Experts Health Clinic, we offer a range of services.
Dr. Yejeong Kim
(Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
The principal podiatrist of the Foot and Ankle Experts Podiatry is Dr. Yejeong Kim (DPM) who is the first Australian Podiatrist to publish a paper on Foot and Ankle International (An International journal of American Orthopaedic Surgeons) in 2015 as a first author. Dr Kim is capable of bridging Foot and Ankle experts from different fields and countries to optimize her patient care and diagnosis. She has completed externships at Eulji tertiary hospital Orthopaedic department in South Korea (2014). She also received an extensive training from American DPM (Prof. Reza Naraghi, UWA) and Australia Podiatric Surgeon (Prof. Alan Bryant).
She studied Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience) from the University of Sydney in 2010. She completed her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from University of Western Australia in 2015.
In addition, she has assisted several foot surgeries in South Korea as well as in Australia under the supervision of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as Podiatric Surgeons. Her key interests are ingrown toenail surgeries, geriatric patient care and hallux abducto valgus (aka. bunion) surgeries.
Furthermore, she has attended and completed Arthrex workshop (2015) in South Korea as a DPM student representing Australia region. She was also one of the ten nominated presenters at the Western Australian Medical Student Society Research Symposium in 2015.
Ingrown Toenail Surgeries
The clinic offers conservative and surgical treatment options for ingrowing toenails. We realise ingrowing toenails are painful and many patients have concerns about how painful the treatment may be. The clinic utilises techniques that result in minimal discomfort to the patient.
New injection therapy that treats pain with a weak glucose solution. It works on the theory of Hilton’s law that “the nerve trunk supplying a joint also supplies the overlying skin and the muscles that move the joint.” It works well when combined with other joint, tendon or ligament injections.
Conditions successfully treated
- Plantar fasciitis, heel pain, heel spur
- Metatarsalgia, neuromas, bursitis
- Osteoarthritis of the foot, ankle and knee
- Tendonitis – Achilles, Posterior Tibial, Peroneal, etc
- Knee pain & lower limb related hip and back pain
- Shin splints & chronic leg muscular pain
- Nerve pain & inflammation
- Ingrowing toenails
If you are suffering from foot or ankle pain, due to wearing the wrong shoes, or just simple wear and tear of the body: you need come to the Foot & Ankle Experts Health Clinic.
We will examine the state of your feet and ankle to deliver a suitable treatment plan to alleviate any problems. Whether it’s painful corn or warts on your heels or toes, peripheral neuropathic pain due to diabetic complications, ingrown toenails or painful arches, we will address your specific issue and leave you with more comfortable feet and lower limbs.
Dietitian & Nutrition
Sophie Sellars of The Nutrition Hub
(Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist)
Sophie Sellars is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist interested in empowering people through individualised care, and reducing diet related confusion.
Sophie completed her Master of Dietetics degree from the University of Queensland following a bachelor’s degree in Health Science (Nutrition). Since then she has practised as a generalist dietitian in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs before moving back to her hometown of Brisbane.
During her career Sophie has worked with a range of client concerns and goals and has developed special interests in improving dysfunctional relationships with food, eating disorder management, gut health and gastrointestinal conditions, food allergies and intolerances, and PCOS.
Sophie believes in supporting the nutrition journeys of clients and is looking forward to providing tailored services in Hamilton.
We are a team of highly trained physiotherapists committed to delivering expert service through rehabilitation plans tailored for each of our patients.
Our physiotherapists are experts in helping people with sports injuries, lower back and neck pain, shoulder injuries as well as headaches and migraines.
We ensure the best possible results for your healing and recovery through hands-on manual therapy and therapeutic exercise prescription.
Our Admin Team
Janelle is one of our friendly and bubbly receptionists. She can typically be found in the mornings and early afternoons with a smile on her face, ready to help.
If you love going indoor climbing, love games design, or love Belgian Malinois, there’s a lot you can talk about with Janelle!
Nadia works at reception and has over 8 years of customer service experience, 4 of which have been within the fashion industry and the other 4 in healthcare. Her willingness to create a good atmosphere for all those present in the practice makes her someone who’s easy to approach and always ready for a chat!
Nadia’s interests include mind body medicine, music of all kinds and fashion especially handbags!