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Meet the Promed Team
At ProMed our Podiatrists are caring, experienced and highly skilled. They are all dedicated to providing the highest quality care tailored to your individual needs. Each Podiatrist has a strong commitment to ongoing clinical and professional development.
All ProMed Podiatrists are experienced in the diagnosis and management of a full range of foot and lower limb conditions and provide exceptional routine foot and nail care.
Our administration team is caring, experienced and devoted to helping our clients feel looked after, safe and happy.
Raechel graduated from the University of Western Sydney (Macarthur) in 2000 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry). Prior to establishing ProMed Podiatry Clinic, Raechel gained valuable experience and insights providing both inpatient and outpatient podiatry services to patients at the Gold Coast (Southport) and Robina hospitals. In this role the focus was on the care of high risk patients. Raechel has also volunteered her services in the South Pacific having undertaken placement in Tonga where she led efforts to educate the ulcer management team in the hospitals diabetes high risk clinic.
Over her entire career Raechel has remained committed to her own on-going professional development as well as that of each of her team members. Additionally, she invests in the next generation of podiatrists by supervising student placements at ProMed Clinic. Raechel enjoys all aspects of podiatry with particular interest in diabetes management, pain management and children’s developmental issues.
After several years working in retail footwear Sarah undertook and completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology in 2015. Sarah’s vision on graduation was to join the ProMed team. In this role she is rapidly building a dedicated set of patients and is skilful in solving their podiatry-related problems. She recognises the value of life-long learning through ongoing professional development as a ProMed team member and by supporting podiatry students.
Sarah enjoys all aspects of Podiatry and is specifically interested in gaining experience with sports injuries, orthotic therapies and general foot care. Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends. Additionally she enjoys running and is a very keen soccer player.
Janine has lived in Brisbane for the past 7 years after moving north from Newcastle NSW. She graduated from Queensland university of technology with honors in 2016 and has been working in private practice till Joining ProMed Podiatry
Janine has a keen interest in all aspects of podiatry from bio-mechanics and children’s growing feet to diabetic assessment. Janine enjoys providing thorough treatments and excellent patient service. She takes a holistic approach to the diagnosis and management of common foot conditions, through comprehensive treatment and sustained patient education. She believes the most crucial part of a treatment plan includes patient understanding and awareness.
Janine also spent time in the retail sector and has extensive experience in school and sports footwear. She liaises with community groups to give talks about foot health and really enjoys helping the wider community learn how to prevent injury.
Outside of work Janine enjoys traveling, exercising and competing in marathons and loves spending time with family and friends.
Special Interests : Lower limb biomechanics, rehabilitation of musculoskeletel lower limb injuries, orthotics prescription and management of general foot care.
Vanessa completed her Masters of Podiatry Practice and Bachelors of Applied Science at La Trobe University in Melbourne. She decided to study podiatry when she received treatment from a podiatrist regarding musculoskeletal injuries due to running during her younger years. The Podiatrist taped her foot, gave her strengthening and stretching exercises, and prescribed her orthotics. She also received education and updated her running shoes. Within a few weeks she was able to run pain free. From this experience her curiosity and passion for podiatry came into fruition.
Outside of work, Vanessa is a dedicated triathlete, as well as strength and conditioning training for injury prevention. Vanessa also enjoys going for long hikes as well as living a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Special Interests: Paediatric Podiatry, Injury Rehabilitation
Kesia graduated from Southern Cross University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Podiatry.
She decided to study podiatry at the age of 14 after many years of podiatry treatment as a child.
Kesia was, and still is, an avid hockey and soccer player and has had many lower limb injuries during her sporting career. Her podiatry treatment kept her running pain free and on the field each week.
During university Kesia worked in retail, fitting and selling both adult and kids footwear. She has in-depth experience with school shoes, and children’s footwear from ages 0 – 18.
During her university degree she volunteered in The Friendship Village in Vietnam, working with children and Vietnam war veterans.
Outside of work Kesia likes to run on the soccer and hockey fields. She also likes to head to the beach and enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast weather. And of course, spend time with family, friends, and any dogs that want a scratch.
Admin Team Member / Nutritionist
Kasey has worked in health administration for over 20 years and has a passion for helping clients achieve optimal wellness. Her extremely organised (some may say OCD ) personality is what drew Kasey to administration in busy clinics like ProMed Podiatry. Kasey is also a professional and qualified (Bachelor of Health Science, Nutrition) Nutritionist, passionate about health, nutrition, and optimal wellness. Throughout the years her focus has always remained consistent: helping people make dietary changes that are maintainable for life. She achieves this by customising her meal plans to suit the individual and following up with alterations until your goals are met. Kasey believes in eating real food – No diet pills, shakes or ‘quick fixes’- she helps clients by educating them and finding out what works for each individual. Kasey can help you with general healthy eating, weight loss, pre and post natal nutrition, children’s nutrition, allergies and intolerances, diabetic food plans and more! Please get in touch to learn more about the nutritional services and packages available.
Admin Team Member
Chris joined Promed just over 7 years ago after moving back to the Gold Coast from farm life in Beaudesert for 13 years with her husband and family who are now all grown up, but still living at home. Dannielle 21 who is working and studying teaching and Lauchlan 19 who is an apprentice Cabinetmaker. The Clinic was then Physio and Podiatry. Her working back ground in the reception Medical field has been over 28 years with both Medical Reception and treatment assisting within a very diverse GP clinic and Dental reception and Dental assisting Chris enjoys the patient contact and helping others. Loves camping especially her yearly family and friends holiday to Fraser Island she calls it ” My happy place” cant get enough of that sea air and freedom of the relaxing sea sun surf sand and fishing. Interests include honey bees with lots of pet honey bees at home, thus the fresh honey on the counter here at ProMed, other pets include chooks “the ladies” fish, turtle red claw and of course our latest edition Cooper the 2 year old Smithfield pup. Hobbies include making bees wax food wraps and wax melts, Chris enjoys fishing camping and swimming in her pool and spending time with friends and family.
Admin Team Member
Ricki is the newest addition to the ProMed family. After transitioning from a qualified hairdresser 13 years ago, she has worked in administration in allied health, medical practices and hospital settings.
Moving to the gold coast from Melbourne with her husband 20 years ago she now proudly calls herself a Queenslander and love the coast lifestyle.
Ricki enjoys spending time on her boat and fishing, growing her own herbs, fruits and vegetables, hiking and swimming. Her girls (chickens) and 18year old dog Harper also keep her busy. Travel is also something she loves and has been fortunate enough to experience. She has spent a couple of years living, working and volunteering in America and Canada. She has also backpacked her way around Europe, Scandinavia and Asia.
Rick is a positive and caring addition to the ProMed team and we are sure you will love meeting her.
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