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Welcome to Be Podiatry

Our experienced team of podiatrists are well-equipped to manage all of your foot and ankle concerns, providing a tailored and caring approach to all concerns you might have.
Common patients that are managed by our team include those with heel pain, plantar fasciitis, bunions, callous, corns, ingrown or fungal nails, or those suffering from injuries secondary to sport or activity. We also provide orthotic education and management of foot pain, and management of children’s feet, understanding the developmental changes a child’s foot undergoes as they grow, play & learn.

Another key service provided within our practice at Be Podiatry is general skin and nail care. This is of particular importance for those who are unable to access their feet, due to injury or immobility, or those that prefer the safe and efficient management of their skin and nails by a fully-qualified professional.

At Be Podiatry, we understand the frustration of sore feet and the effect this can have on day-to-day living. It is our goal to provide you with the highest level of care available to us, taking into account your specific goals while curating a care plan to assist in achieving your desired health outcomes, such as reduced pain, improved function, and improved quality of life.

Our team at Be Podiatry take great pride in our individualised approach to healthcare, curating a management plan that addresses the specific needs of you as the patient. We take into account factors such as activity level, health goals and specific needs of our patients to deliver a high-level service within Greensborough and the wider community. Our goal is to keep people happy and healthy with regard to foot health and general wellbeing, with a compassionate approach to assessing, managing and educating on a range of health concerns.

If you or someone you know is experiencing foot pain, or require assistance with caring for your feet, call us on 9434 4422, or click here to book online.

Meet the Be Podiatry team

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Podiatrist

Luke Poci

Luke is an enthusiastic and committed podiatrist at Be Podiatry (Formally Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic) who holds a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters in Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University.

Luke has previously competed as a high level athlete in karate competing at state, national and international levels, and has an aptitude for biomechanics and maximising sporting performance. Luke’s highest achievement includes placing 2nd at the Commonwealth Championships in 2011. High level competition has enabled Luke to understand the difficulties associated with injuries and absence from sport for periods at a time.

Luke has also previously worked at Active Feet, Active Feet is a specialised shoe store that provides the link between the shoes that are available on the market and what suits your biomechanics, foot posture and function. As a result, he has extensive knowledge on all footwear types and walking/running biomechanics which he uses to assist his patients in their diagnosis and management. Luke has also completed his certificate in dry needling and enjoys using this adjunct with musculoskeletal conditions. Luke takes pride in being a podiatrist and applying evidence based practice in all his treatment modalities. Staying up to date with current evidence and applying these principles in practice is one of the many ways Luke aims to better himself as a podiatrist.

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Podiatrist

Ebony Zappone

Ebony is a passionate podiatrist at Be Podiatry ( Formally Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic). She completed her studies at LaTrobe University and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters in Podiatric Practice, along with a strong interest in all aspects of Podiatry.

She believes that foot and ankle health should be holistic and requires all aspects to be assessed such as physical, social and personal. Individualizing patients care to their needs is something she takes pride in providing.

Ebony played Championship basketball for the local club Diamond Valley Eagles before attending high school in the United States where she earned two scholarships to play basketball in college. This sports background has built Ebony’s passion for dealing with musculoskeletal injuries.

She has extensive knowledge in all things footwear after working at the Athlete’s Foot Northland and Greensborough for four years – an important factor in avoiding injuries and fitting correctly.

Ebony is also very enthusiastic about volunteering, having worked at OxFam and provided podiatric care to the homeless of Melbourne’s inner city working with the Salvation Army and the “Reaching Out Because We Can” program.

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Client Experience Officer

Jade Parker

Jade has been a part of our Client Experience team for nearly 2 years. Jade is a busy mum of 3 very active kids as well as trying to keep a hilarious crazy husband in line! She loves watching her kids play sport and spending time with family and friends. Her priority at the clinic is making relationships with the clients and making them feel comfortable from when they walk in the door to when they leave.

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Client Experience Officer

Olivia Leahy

Olivia has been a part of our Client Experience Team for nearly 2 years and has just transitioned into a part time role while commencing her first year studies for Nursing. In her spare time Olivia thoroughly enjoys spending time with her close family and friends. She enjoys making client connections and having an impact on making you healthy, happy and comfortable while you are in the clinic.

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Podiatrist

Kate Heslop

Kate graduated from La Trobe University holding a Bachelor of Podiatry with a position on the Dean’s Honours List.

Kate continues to be involved in the development of the podiatric profession having previously been a Director on the Board of the Australian Podiatry Association (Victoria) and is currently a Clinical Supervisor at LaTrobe Universities Student Podiatry Clinic.

Kate has a strong passion for orthotics not being a ‘life sentence’ for patients and using it to assist with pain management while building strength within the intrinsic muscles of the feet and if possible weaning patients out of their orthotics over time.

Kate like the whole team at Be Podiatry (Formally The Diamond Valley Foot & Ankle Clinic) has completed training in Foot Mobilisations, Radial Shockwave and Dry Needling which we use alongside our classic podiatric skill set to provide our patients with a well rounded treatment and management plan to ensure they are on the road to recovery as soon as possible.

Why choose us?

As a patient of Be Podiatry (Formally The Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic) not only do you benefit from extensive experience and professional qualifications, you will receive personalised treatment and individual care that takes into consideration your unique circumstances and lifestyle.

What’s more, the podiatrists at Be Podiatry ( Formally Diamond Valley Foot & Ankle Clinic) are able to assess and treat children’s feet so you can be confident that the healthy growth and development of your children’s feet are as precious to us as they are to you.

Our core purpose is to help our community achieve health, happiness and comfort for a better quality of life. Let us help you!

Clinics location accessible to:

Greensborough Bundoora
Briar Hill Macleod
St Helena View Bank
Lower Plenty Yallambie
Eltham Yarrambat
Templestowe Plenty
Diamond Creek Rosanna
Montmorency Hurstbridge

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