A STEP AHEAD
Mt Martha Village is alive and well with an incredible array of bars, cafes, restaurants, designers, boutiques, hair salons and gift shops - and so much more! Did you know there is a Podiatrist in the Village arcade? And do you know that Complete Step offers pretty much all you need to take care of your feet?
Dr George Murley, Philip Young and Anita Spring are the Directors and principle podiatrists at Complete Step. The podiatrists are supported by clinic coordinator Cazz Lowndes who provides professional shoe fitting in-store and is responsible for day to day running of the clinic.
George is a Podiatrist with 18 years of clinical experience. He is a current Honorary Associate at La Trobe University where he collaborates on world-class research trials investigating foot pain, foot and leg biomechanics, foot orthoses and rehabilitation.
Recently, George was recognised for his accomplishments in podiatry and was awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. He holds a PhD in the field of foot posture, foot orthoses and biomechanics, and has published over 30 international journal articles and a book chapter. George is also a very keen sportsman, having worked with A-League Football Team Melbourne City FC as the team Podiatrist between 2012-2015 and the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2004. And he recently appeared on ABC Science program 'Catalyst' as an expert discussing the hot topic barefoot running.
Philip is both a qualified podiatrist and an exercise scientist. He has a special interest in lower limb mechanics and the management of musculoskeletal injuries. Outside of Complete Step, Philip works with foot and ankle surgeons, providing post-surgery rehabilitation and conservative care for complex foot and ankle conditions. He has a wide knowledge base and has skills and expertise in the management of skin and nail conditions, diabetic high-risk foot management and paediatric podiatry assessments.
Anita is a Podiatrist with 19 years of clinical experience since graduating from La Trobe University in 1998. She is an experienced, well-known and respected podiatrist in Victoria. She is specialised in chronic disease management and rehabilitation. She is highly skilled and passionate about preventative foot care, integrating the best research evidence available. Anita has outstanding communication and clinical judgement.
Complete Step provides all aspects of podiatric foot care including general podiatry and nail surgery:
removing corns and calluses
dealing with dry heels, tinea, fungal toe-nails
And ask yourself these questions:
Do you have foot. leg or knee pain?
Do you have arthritis in your feet?
Do you have painful callus' on your feet?
Do you often get sore or injured with exercise?
Do you wear your shoes unevenly?
Are you about to start a new exercise program to get fit or loose weight?
Do your parents have foot problems?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, it is possible that you would benefit from foot orthoses.
Lower limb and foot injuries are a common occurrence with popular sports on the Mornington Peninsula and are frequently managed by Complete Step. They assess your injury and present you with treatment options and a management plan to help get you moving pain free. They will:
Take a thorough history (i.e. training load/program, injury history)
Examine your injury
Assess your movement and function including walking/running
Evaluate the wear patterns and suitability of your footwear
Provide you with a provisional diagnoses
Order medical imaging if required
Undertake the appropriate treatment
Provide you with a treatment/management plan
Complete Step also sells a fantastic range of stylish, comfortable dress shoes, casual shoes and school shoes - in store and online.
Pop in and meet the team next time you're in Mt Martha.
Shop 5, 34/38 Lochiel Ave, Mount Martha.