MEET THE TEAM

Patrick Doan

Principal Podiatrist, High Performance Consultant and Founder

Special Interest Areas

  • Sports Podiatry
  • Exercise Podiatry
  • Lower Limb Strength & Conditioning Programming
  • Footwear Analysis & Prescription
  • Load Management
  • Return to Performance Plans.

Experience

  • 6 years’ private practice experience as a Podiatrist  
  • 9 years’ experience in high performance sport in various roles  
  • Specialist Coach (IronEdge July 2019 – Present) 
  • Lead Presenter/Program Convenor for “Strength & Conditioning for the injured and uninjured – Practical application of the evidence for rehabilitation, injury prevention and performance in a Podiatric context” (The first accredited strength & conditioning course designed specifically for Podiatrists in Australia, June 2019 – Present)
  • Athletic Performance Rehabilitation Coach (Brumbies Rugby Pathways Junior Academy, September 2018 – October 2019) 
  • Head of Athletic Rehabilitation & Athlete Development (Canberra Raiders, NSWRL, Junior Representatives, October 2016 – August 2018) 
  • External GPS Unit Player Tracking Consultant (GPSports Systems, November 2016 – November 2018)
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach (Belconnen Magpies Football Club, NEAFL & AFL Canberra Division 1, November 2012 – October 2016) 
  • Rehabilitative Strength & Conditioning Coach & Head Trainer (Wodonga Bulldogs Football Club, O&MFL, February 2012 – September 2013 

Qualifications/Courses/Achievements

  • Bachelor of Podiatry – Charles Sturt University (2014)
  • Masters of High-Performance Sport – Australian Catholic University (2018)
  • Accredited ESSA Exercise Sports Scientist Level 2 (ASpS2)
  • Accredited ESSA Exercise Scientist (AES)
  • ASCA PCAS Professional Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • ASCA Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach

Bio

Patrick is a Canberra local born and bred. He is the first podiatrist in Australia to be a registered with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), Exercise Scientist and Level 2 Sports Scientist. And the only podiatrist in Australia with Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA), Professional Coaching Accreditation Scheme (PCAS), Professional and Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Accreditation. To reach the level of PCAS Professional which is the minimum standard to work in professional sport in the roles of rehabilitation and strength & conditioning, Patrick had to be mentored and have exposure in professional sporting structures for over 5 years. Outside of podiatry Patrick enjoys road cycling, bouldering, golf, touch football, trail running and culinary delights!

Kyle Dedini

Principal Podiatrist & Founder

Special Interest Areas

  • Running Injuries + Periodisation Training Programs
  • Calf Strengthening
  • Manual Therapies: (Dry Needling, Foot Mobilisation Therapy, Soft Tissue Massage)
  • Orthotic Manufacturing and Prescription

Experience

  • Sports Podiatrist with 8 years private practice experience.
  • Sports Medicine Australia State Board/Council member of 3 years (TAS)

Qualifications/Courses/Achievements

  • Bachelor of Podiatry – Charles Sturt University (2012)
  • Recipient of $30,000 in scholarships to continue education (Awarded to select students/podiatrists who fulfill certain requirements and achieve adequate grades)
  • 2013 and 2019 National Podiatry Conferences
  • 2014 Sports Medicine Conference
  • First Australian Podiatry Strength and Conditioning Course
  • Bartold Biomechanics Seminar
  • Clinical Biomechanical Boot Camp
  • Creating A Sports Medicine Team Course
  • Building Therapeutic Relationships (How Practitioners and Patients Brains Talk to Each Other)
  • Foot and Ankle Stress Related Injuries Course
  • Foot Injection Techniques Course
  • Neuro-Muscular Lower Limb Dry Needling Course x 2
  • Foot Mobilisation Therapy Course
  • Ankle Pathology Assessment, Diagnoses, and Management (Diagnostic Imaging Course)

Bio

Kyle grew up in Wagga Wagga, NSW and his podiatry journey has taken him across NSW, VIC, QLD, TAS, and most recently the ACT. Kyle has previously sat on the Sports Medicine Australia Tasmanian State Board/Council for 3 years, has received $30,000 worth of scholarships and has gone on to further his education and knowledge base through a large variety of courses. Outside of podiatry Kyle has a keen interest in all things sport. Throughout school he represented NSW at cross country and 800m events, while setting multiple High School records in 800m, 1500, and cross-country distances. He also played soccer for the National Premier League (NPL) Division 1, whilst living and working in Hobart, and had many years of Australian rules football (finishing up last year with the ANU Griffins). However, after multiple broken bones, 12 shoulder dislocations, half a fake tooth and one shoulder reconstruction he now prefers watching local sport from the sideline with a cold beverage, running, skiing, and taking his Kelpie out to kick the footy rather than throwing his body around for more punishment.

Deakin

Location
Located inside Origin Physiotherapy
Unit 4, 3-5 Phipps Close, Deakin,
ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6179 5814

Opening Hours
Tuesdays 8:00am – 5:00pm

Dickson

Location
Located inside Sportscare Physiotherapy Unit 2, 55 Woolley Street, Dickson,
ACT, 2602
Phone: 02 6248 0473

Opening Hours
Wednesdays 8:00am – 1:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm

Garran

Location
Suite 12, 2 Garran Place, Garran,
ACT, 2605
Phone: TBA

Launching in December 2020

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