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Podiatry at Manchester Street

Active Health 545 Manchester Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8014

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Mr Simon Wheeler

Mr Simon Wheeler

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod), PGDipSportsMed Simon is a vastly experienced podiatrist who provides management for all foot and ankle conditions. Simon has a long standing interest in diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, and its associated areas, including orthotic design, sports shoe prescription, running analysis and bike setups. Simon also uses strengthening and stretching regimes along with manipulation of the foot joints to help alleviate many different complaints of the foot. Through the years, as a High Performance Sport NZ Podiatry provider Simon has been involved with the treatment and rehabilitation a number of elite athletes especially in the Olympic Sports of Cycling, Athletics and Triathlon. Simon has worked for Mizuno NZ as their Consultant Podiatrist since 2001, being involved in shoe range selection, technical training of retail staff throughout NZ and involvement in promotional events. Simon has also developed a range of specific protective padding for contact sports which he custom makes for professional teams and private patients, including the All Blacks, Crusaders and Highlanders. View details »

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Ms Julia Oppert

Ms Julia Oppert

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod) Julia qualified as a Podiatrist in 2017 and has recently moved to Christchurch from the North Island to join Active Health’s team. Having represented Waikato in both water-polo and netball, she has developed great interest towards the biomechanics of the lower limb and injury prevention. Julia is enthusiastic and passionate about all aspects of Podiatry ranging from footwear, sports, paediatrics, diabetes and the overall health and wellbeing of the individual. Julia is based at Active Health’s main clinic on Manchester street as well as the satellite clinic in New Brighton. View details »

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Mr Martin Faulkner

Mr Martin Faulkner

Podiatrist

Martin graduated from AUT University after completing his Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry). He transitioned into Podiatry following more than six years in the Health and Fitness industry as a fitness instructor. Martin returned to Christchurch after working in Auckland and the Hawke’s Bay. During his time in the North Island, his work in podiatric care included general skin and nail, diabetic foot, and biomechanical management including post-surgical and acute and chronic injuries. With his experience in exercise technique and conditioning, he brings a holistic approach to rehabilitation. For him, it’s important to form a partnership with clients to get them back moving and then making them more resilient to injury. Outside of work, he is always seeking to stay active – be it in the gym, surfing the waves or on the golf course. View details »

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