Podiatry Services – Foot and Ankle Clinic

Say Goodbye to Foot and Ankle Pain

The Foot & Ankle Clinic is a Podiatry practice committed to providing the highest quality foot care to the community. Offering solutions for foot and lower limb conditions, our team is dedicated to keeping you comfortable, healthy, and on your feet! From heel pain to nail fungus, The Foot and Ankle Clinic has been providing foot care solutions for close to 25 years.

Specialities

In addition to our highly qualified and experienced Podiatrists, The Foot and Ankle Clinic boasts a team of friendly and caring Podiatry assistants, expert shoe fitting specialists and a Foot and Ankle Surgeon. All of our staff dedicate themselves to providing the standard of care you deserve.

In most cases a referral is not required, although Veterans’ AffairsMedicareTAC and Workcover patients will require a referral from their General Practitioner.

Convenience

The Foot and Ankle Clinic is situated on site at Pakenham Family Health, providing an easy access to our our patients. Please feel free to have a chat to one of our friendly receptionists about the Podiatry service, or go to their website at www.thefootandankleclinic.com.au or to book an appointment go here .

 

 

Meet our Podiatrists:

Dr Stephanie Wheble

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Dr. Wheble completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Podiatry at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Prior to that she also received a Diploma in Health Science from Massey University, New Zealand.

Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Stephanie has made the move to Victoria to join the Foot and Ankle Clinic team. Stephanie is excited to join a supportive, experienced and innovative team of Podiatrists to help further her professional development.

Stephanie has recently become a member of the Australian Podiatry Association and Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. This will help to keep her informed in the development of the most current Podiatric practices and research, as well as help to provide patients with effective management plans.

Stephanie has previously worked in footwear and brings extensive knowledge of sports footwear and its impact on injury prevention and performance. She is always happy to talk about the role of footwear in treatment and management.

Stephanie has an interest in paediatrics and she enjoyed working in this field through a variety of placements. Through previous work, her own experience in sports, and university studies, Stephanie has developed an interest in Sports Podiatry and biomechanical changes. Within this, she has a special interest in injury predisposition and prevention. As a soccer player, Stephanie understands the importance of lower limb injury prevention and management along with the role this has in ensuring everyone can maintain their active lifestyle.

To Book an Appointment with Dr Wheble click here

Dr Ben Lemmens

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Podiatrist – Traralgon/Moe/Pakenham/Warragul
BHS.M.Pod.,M.A.Pod.A.

Ben’s journey to Podiatry has included experience in massage therapy, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy and an orthotic technician before Studying Podiatry in 2013 through Latrobe University in Bendigo.


Ben is a Podiatrist with a special interest in lower limb injuries, providing orthotic treatments, soft tissue management/rehabilitation & injection techniques for painful feet. He also enjoys treating a wide range of skin & nail conditions. Having worked in the hospital system for many years in a range of multidisciplinary teams, Ben has the skills and experience to provide effective relief for all conditions which affect the foot and lower limb.

Ben’s dedication to his Podiatry career, having completed extensive extra study.
Ben is currently undertaking a Masters degree through the Glasgow Caledonian University in Podiatric Surgery Theory. His knowledge and ability to utilise evidence-based practice ensures that no stone is left unturned on his patient’s path to wellness.
In his spare time, Ben is a motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys playing the guitar. Originally hailing from the south-west Victorian town of Warrnambool, Ben is currently living in Melbourne with his (Pre-) Wife Rachel and cat Wren.

Ben is available to speak to clients & practitioners regarding any treatments.

To Book an Appointment with Dr Lemmens click here.

 

 

 

 

Our practice offers Bulk-billing to both new and existing patients holding a valid Medicare card with no out-of-pocket cost for standard consultations from Monday to Friday

You Can Now Book Your Appointments Online

Pakenham Family Health uses an online booking system for appointments. To get started, simply click on the “Book An Appointment” button below and select your dates and GP.

Alternatively, if you have any other questions, please call our reception office during our business operating hours and our staff will attend to your queries.

For medical assistance outside of our business hours please contact our Medical Deputising Service on 13 7425.

Monday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Wednesday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Thursday:
8:30am - 7:00pm
Friday:
8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday:
9:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday:
9:00am - 1:00pm
Public Holidays:
9:00am - 1:00pm
  • In the event of an emergency, please call 000 for an ambulance. For medical assistance outside of our business hours please contact our Medical Deputising Service on: 13 SICK (13 74 25)
  • Call : 1300 7425