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Podiatry WA was formed in 1966 as a professional association in Western Australia and continues to promote the podiatrist as the leaders of foot health in the community. We support our members by providing quality education, networking opportunities and advocacy for the profession.

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There are many reasons why people have problems with their feet, ranging from simple changes that happen as we get older, to more complex issues that relate to conditions such as diabetes and arthritis which can make walking painful and difficult.

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Podiatry WA members practices are located throughout metropolitan and rural Western Australia. Search our Find a Podiatrist WA member directory to find a private podiatry practice near you.


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Upcoming events

    • 17 Jun 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Webinar
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    Falls among older Australians remain a common health problem, with 30% of people aged over 65 falling each year, and hospitalisation rates for falls continuing to increase by almost 3% each year.  All health professionals have important roles in falls prevention, firstly specific to their disciplinary role, and secondly, to identify when older patients being seen require additional referral or education regarding their risk of falling.  This webinar will discuss the most common risk factors for falling, screening and assessment processes to determine falls risk, and provide a review of evidence based interventions for older people living in the community.  

    Join us for this informative session with Professor Keith Hill who is from the  School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science at Curtin University.

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    • 28 Jul 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Boulevarde Centre, 99 The Boulevarde, Floreat WA
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    Join us for a full day of education, networking and connecting with your  fellow podiatrists.  You will have exposure to quality trade stands, enjoy food and drinks and earn 7 CPD points.

    Members of Podiatry WA (as of 1st July 2019) will receive a FREE invite to the day.

    Topics & Presenters for Podiatry WA Day 2019

    "Therapeutic Injections vs Shockwave Therapy in Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions : A Practical Approach" by Matthew Keating, Podiatrist

    "Common Dermatological Conditions seen on the Foot" by Dr Kurt Gebauer, Dermatologist

    "Digital Diabetic Footprint" by Dr Olufemi Oshin, Vascular Surgeon

    "Orthopaedic appliances used through the acute to chronic stages of the high risk foot" by OAPL  team

    "Low Level Laser Therapy" - Kent Hungerford, Podiatrist

    Don't miss this annual event, proudly sponsored by Smith & Nephew

    • 24 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Small Business Lounge, 395 Oxford St, Mt Hawthorn
    • 8
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    This is the ideal starting point if you’re feeling overwhelmed by social media. Or perhaps you’ve set up your Facebook page and aren’t getting the results you expected.

    This is an entry level workshop for Podiatrists with little or no understanding of social media, or for those who are currently only using it in their personal lives.

    This workshop covers:

    • the best social media platforms to use for your business

    • how often to post

    • in-depth looks at Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram

    • ideas for creating content

    • an introduction to blogging

    • email marketing

    • mobile marketing

    • understanding online review sites

    You'll receive a practical workbook that will help you to clarify your digital marketing strategy, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

    This is a 3 hour workshop with refreshment break.

    CPD Certificates issued for 3 CPD points

    Minimum numbers required to run this event, may be cancelled and fee refunded if minimum not reached. 

    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • St Johns Bunbury Sub Centre
    • 13
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    South West PODIATRISTS - Podiatry WA has booked a private course for podiatrists who wish to complete their CPR Refresher with other members.

    If you are unable to attend this date, the course is available to the public by booking directly through the St Johns website.

    The CPR Refresher course is recommended to be refreshed every 12 months and includes training on the appropriate use of an AED.

    Bookings essential, limited spaces, course duration 2 hours.



    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • St Johns, Bunbury Subcentre WA
    • 7
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    South West Podiatrists - Podiatry WA has booked a private course for podiatrists who wish to complete their Anaphylaxis Training with other members.

    If you are unable to attend this date, the course is available once per month to the public by booking directly through St Johns website.

    This course will only be offered annually  through Podiatry WA, limited spaces, course duration 1.5hours.


    • 30 Nov 2019
    • Online bookings

    Podiatry WA reminds its members to book in for your CPR refresher annually.

    All CPR and Anaphylaxis courses are now able to be booked directly through St Johns website. You will be able to choose your preferred location and time and certificates are issued directly from them.

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