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SPECIALIST STAFF

Katrina Taylor

Founder and Senior Podiatrist

Katrina Taylor graduated from the Queensland University of Technology  (QUT) in 2003 with a Bachelor of Health Science, majoring in Podiatry. She holds a Graduate Certificate of Podiatric Therapeutics from QUT completed in 2019 and is undertaking her internship to prescribe scheduled medicines. She also holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Griffith University completed in 1998. A member of the Australian Podiatry Association and Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, Katrina Taylor is an accredited podiatrist with over 17 years’ experience. Furthermore, Katrina is a member of the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society, which recognises outstanding academic achievement. She has a passion for all aspects of podiatry, especially in ingrown toenail surgery and orthotic solutions for chronic leg and foot conditions.

Outside of work Katrina likes to focus on her fitness. She enjoys climbing, circuit training, running and walking her rescue dog Ernie.

Karen (Kai-Wen) Yang

Podiatrist

Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry from Queensland University of Technology. Born in Taiwan, she is fluent in English and proficient in Chinese.

Karen is interested in all aspects of podiatry and passionate about holistic care. Her primary interest lies in musculoskeletal conditions, biomechanics and sports medicine.

Through previous volunteering and training experiences, Karen had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients, including high risk population, children with special needs and athletes.

As a member of the Australian Podiatry Association, Karen is passionate about her continued professional development and maintaining up to date knowledge and evidence based practice.

Outside of podiatry, Karen enjoys rock climbing, cycling and archery. She is also a huge foodie and spends her down time playing video games.

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Latest News

  • ORTHOTICS

    Toe Walking

    A custom Supra-Malleolar Orthotic (SMO) device with a high heel raise and forefoot lock for a 8 year old patient with sensory toe walking due to global development delay. The SMO has an extension to the toes to block flexion at the forefoot to an extent to prevent toe walking and the high heel raise […]

    Date:6 February 26, 2021
  • ARTHRITIC FOOT CARE

    5 Reasons to Have Orthotics

    Pain Orthotics can help offload areas of pain and redistribute stresses acting on certain muscles or structures in your feet and legs. This will not only help with relieving pain but also allow for recovery. Rehabilitation Orthotics are a great modality to use in combination with rehabilitation as it will help you maintain correct form […]

    Date:6 February 16, 2021
  • CHILDREN

    Warts

    Warts are infections of the skin that appear as raised bumps, caused by the Human Papillomavirus or HPV. There are many types of warts caused by many different types of HPV. Although most warts are not harmful, they are contagious, ugly, and on occasion – painful. Anyone can be affected by warts, but they are […]

    Date:6 October 29, 2020
  • BONE

    Sesamoiditis

    Sesamoids are small bones connected by tendons to muscles most commonly found in the big toe. Sesamoiditis generally happens when those tendons become inflamed. This condition can be the result of overuse, strain, or trauma. High activity sports like netball or dancing, and regular wear of high heels or tight shoes are all contributing factors […]

    Date:6 September 21, 2020
  • BONE

    Osgood Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common reason for knee pain in developing adolescents. It is the inflammation and irritation of the area just below the knee; where the patella tendon in the knee attaches to the shinbone. It most often occurs during puberty with growth spurts, when bones, ligaments and muscles are rapidly changing. Physical activities […]

    Date:6 September 2, 2020
  • ARTHRITIC FOOT CARE

    Pes Anserinus Tendonitis

    Pes Anserinus Tendonitis or Pes Anserinus Bursitis is the inflammation of the little sacs of fluid, called ‘bursa’, between the joint of the shin and surrounding muscles of the knee. This inflammation can be caused by friction, irritation, and pressure. Pain is most often felt on the inside of the knee, underneath the joint. Cause: […]

    Date:6 August 10, 2020

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