Introduction

Feet First commenced its Podiatry practice in 1998. Our professional team are committed to offering all our patients the highest level of footcare and service.

At Feet First we cater for all aspects of Podiatric care, from general footcare, sports injuries, ingrown nails and orthoses.

All our podiatrists regularly attend ongoing education courses in order to provide the latest treatment methods and technology.

Feet First has recently implemented 3D laser scanning technology to complement our video gait analysis and milled orthoses.

We look forward to the opportunity to assist in your footcare needs.

Podiatrists

Angus Cotton

Angus graduated in Podiatry from the University of South Australia in 1992 and commenced work as a podiatrist in a private practice.

In 1998 he relocated from Adelaide and started Feet First Podiatry Centre in Beaumaris. In 1999 Feet First Podiatry opened a second practice in Burke Road Camberwell.

Angus enjoys all aspects of the Podiatry Practice; however he has a special interest in Sports Medicine.

Outside of his profession, basketball has been a large part of his life, firstly as a player and now as a representative basketball coach for the Sandringham Sabres.

Clare Barrett

Clare graduated from La Trobe University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Podiatry with Honours. Clare worked at Feet First Podiatry from 2002 – 2007, after which time she had a break to have a family and she worked elsewhere part time while her children were young. She has rejoined the practice in 2017.

Clare has an interest in general foot care and diabetes. Apart from working at Feet First, Clare is also the resident podiatrist at a couple of retirement villages which she enjoys.

Outside of work, Clare has a busy time with her family, friends and her dog and enjoys doing yoga in her free time.

Kirsten Daley

Kirsten graduated from LaTrobe University in 2003 with a Bachelor or Podiatry. She has worked in both private practice and aged care and joined the team at Feet First Podiatry in 2007. As well as working at Feet First Podiatry, Kirsten also currently works at several aged care facilities across Melbourne.

Kirsten has an interest in general foot care and Diabetes. She also has a background in footwear – working at Active Feet and Bared Footwear in the past.

Outside of work, Kirsten has a keen interest in sport and has played at state and national levels in Netball, Ice Skating and Ultimate Frisbee. Kirsten currently plays netball at a state level and social basketball.

Madeline Stockdale

Maddie has a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Podiatric Practice degree from La Trobe University. Maddie enjoys all aspects of the profession, including a special interest in diabetes management, the high-risk foot and musculoskeletal pathologies. Maddie has gained experience in the Alfred Health and Peninsula Health care systems. Maddie also has an interest in the management of sports-related injuries, having grown up playing a cross section of sport and representing Australia in the Young Matilda’s Soccer Team.

Maddie is focused on working collaboratively with her patients to create a management plan, as well as assisting them to achieve their health and performance goals.

Outside of work, Maddie enjoys staying active through F45 and pilates, spending time with her family and having brunch on the weekends.