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Podiatry

Podiatry First Sports – West Lakes is located in the Adelaide Crows Sports Medicine Clinic.

Every Podiatry clinic is different, and we recognise that people have a choice in Podiatrists. Podiatry First Sports is different from other clinics for three main reasons:

  • Lifestyle. All our solutions are tailored towards getting people back on their feet. We identify any underlying problems that predispose our patients to a reduction in their quality of life and then tailor a treatment.
  • Technology. We utilise the latest manufacturing techniques to design and create 3D printed custom made orthotics.
  • Service. Our routine treatment is an experience that goes beyond expectation. You will leave not only pain free, but your feet will feel refreshed and re-energised

We approach our practice with unparalleled enthusiasm and with a philosophy that is unique in our field. This fresh approach is embraced by our patients and get fantastic results.
Podiatry First Sports accepts and  EPC treatment plans and has hicaps claiming facilities.
For more information visit www.podiatryfirstsports.com.au


 

Our Podiatry Team

  • Adam Wiles

    — Podiatrist

    Adam Wiles has been practicing as a Podiatrist since 2004, following a Bachelor of Podiatry at University of South Australia and a Bachelor of Health Sciences at Adelaide University.  Adam is an experienced Podiatrist who can see all foot or lower limb conditions, injuries or painful problems. He is particularly interested in footwear, especially athletic footwear, and can provide tailored advice on what to look for when purchasing new shoes.

    He has a broad range of experience, working with all age groups to manage or resolve their foot or lower limb issues. This includes those with muscle or joint injuries, athletes, weekend runners or walkers, people with a health condition which needs ongoing care (like Diabetes) or those requiring general foot or nail care.  Adam has worked closely with footwear suppliers over his career, so has extensive knowledge in this area, and can provide advice and guidance on what footwear is appropriate for you. Adam has also worked closely with Paediatric physiotherapists over the years, and regularly sees school aged children and adolescents for things like sporting injuries, foot screening, gait analysis and developmental delays.

    • Professional Achievements: Graduate Podiatry Mentoring Program 2008
    • Extra Studies: Foot Mobilisation Course Level 1 P Conneely, Dry Needling level 1 Course P Conneely
    • Qualifications: Bachelor of Podiatry, Bachelor of Health Sciences
    • Memberships: International Society of Biomechanics, Footwear Biomechanics Group, SMA.
      Outside of work, Adam has 2 children with his wife, and lives locally. He enjoys being active, and although he now no longer plays AFL, he still enjoys running, cycling and cricket.
  • Hayley Openshaw

    — Podiatrist

    Since graduating with a Bachelor of Podiatry at the University of South Australia in 2014, Hayley’s work has taken her far and wide, gaining clinical experience in London and Melbourne. Since her return in 2019, Hayley adds a wealth of knowledge from her Sports Podiatry background. She works closely with athletes of all backgrounds, including runners and weekend warriors, but also offers general routine nail/skin care for those who suffer from chronic health conditions.
    Hayley is a familiar face at Podiatry First Sports, working on reception during her Podiatry studies in 2013/2014 . She also has extensive experience within the running shoe industry, clocking up approximately 7-years at Joggers World, Adelaide!

    • Professional Achievements: Mizuno Student Ambassador
    • Extra Studies: Dry Needling level 1 Course B Tirri
    • Qualifications:  Bachelor of Podiatry,
    • Memberships: Participating member of SMA & APODA conferences/workshops

    Outside of work Hayley enjoys training nights at the track / gym with her new elite female sprint squad. Come summer time, she spends plenty of time at the beach as she is highly involved in the state surf life saving scene.