The clinic has strong foundation and experience within the delivery of health care.
Prior to training to be a podiatrist Charlotte worked as a Physiotherapy assistant in the NHS in the UK. She then graduated in Podiatry at the University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire in 2002. Charlotte started work in the NHS as a community podiatrist and then spent the next 7 years developing her skills within the biomechanics team working with sports injuries, chronic pain and children. She then emigrated to Western Australia with her family in 2008. She initially worked for 2 years in private practices in Mandurah and Rockingham and 5 years self employed within the Pinjarra Doctors clinic in Pinjarra.
Charlotte opened and operated Podiatry Wise clinic for 6 years but early 2020 felt the draw to be ‘present’ for her growing family the greater pull, the decision to downsize and relocate has allowed an organic learning space.
Charlotte holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Podiatry, is a certified Barefoot Rehab Specialist® and Roll Model® Practitioner. She has studied structural integration therapy with Anatomy Trains®, Joint mobilisations, Acupuncture and Yin Yoga. Her most recently training has been in trauma informed movement and The Skill of Stress Breathwork.
Acknowledging the power of the human nervous system through the work of Dr Steven Porges, Dr Peter Levine and Dr Bessel van der Kolk and honouring the ever-increasing layers of trauma that encompasses our lives, Charlotte now approaches her work through a mindful lens. The goal, to allow a safe space for the unconscious nervous system to relax and allow the offered rehab and recovery to be heard and hopefully experienced.
Having enjoyed success as a national swimmer she understands how the mind and body work closely for optimal performance. With movement longevity now the goal she now finds enjoyment exploring and practicing a variety of body weight and movement practices included Animal Flow®, Yoga, Functional Range Conditioning® & Barefoot Dynamic training.
Charlotte is currently working through a RYT 500 hour Yoga Teacher training and EBFA® Interoception Performance Specialist training with the intention to develop a movement practice that harnesses and opens the body’s innate healing capacity with a ground up approach.
BSc (Podiatry), Dip. Remedial Therapy, Cert IV Fitness
Originally from Northam, Christine graduated from Curtin University, Perth, in 2003. Initially working in private practice in country Victoria and Melbourne she has spent the last eight years in community health where she worked with seniors skin and nail conditions, pain management, and preventative foot health care and function.
Continuing study, Christine completed a Certificate IV in Fitness in 2014, a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2015 and is currently studying structural integration and Anatomy TrainsⓇ.
Christine understands how the foot works with the body both structurally and functionally. She utilises her qualifications to offer her patients a wide range of treatment options and modalities to get their body and barefoot performing at their best. Her holistic approach can include:
Trigger point ischeamic compression
Positional release technique
Muscle energy techniques
Barefoot training and rehabilitation
Functional movement and exercise prescription
Padding, strapping and RocktapeⓇ
Christine also believes health and wellness requires a multifaceted approach and is happy working with other health professional to achieve the best treatment outcome.
Renae joined the Podiatry Wise team in February 2016. Renae has worked in various administration roles in the medical industry for the past 18 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and skills to the team. Having been born and raised in Pinjarra she also has a great knowledge of the area.
Renae is married with four children who keep her busy outside of work with all their sporting commitments. She is also actively involved in many sporting clubs in the district.
Renae endevours to provide excellent customer service, a friendly face and goes that extra mile to ensure each and every client receives the best service possible.