At Glen Waverley Foot Clinic, our podiatrists aim to provide the highest quality podiatry care to fix your foot-related problem not only as quickly as possible, but as cost efficiently as possible!
STAGE 4 Restrictions COVID -19.
8th August 2020
As an essential service we are open.
However a directive from the Chief Allied Health Officer asks all allied health to only treat urgent cases.
If you feel your treatment is necessary to prevent any issues occuring in the next 6 weeks we are here for you.
If you have any doubts at all about your care, a podiatrist will call you to discuss.
We are a very hands-on profession, however if you feel a telehealth consultation may be adequate please let us know as we have this capability.
Online bookings are currently not available. We apologise for the inconvenience.
• Requiring ALL patients over the age of 12 to wear face masks when entering
All staff have are wearing masks in the clinic and it is now mandatory for all patients to do the same. Remember to minimise touching of your face while wearing a mask!
•Keeping our WAITING ROOM CLOSED where possible and kindly request that people arriving by car wait in their car and call 9560 9599 to let us know they have arrived. The podiatrist will then collect the patient.
• requiring people to use hand sanitiser within the clinic.
• requiring people maintain 1.5m distance from each other where possible.
•asking you to NOT attend if you are UNWELL ( fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or difficulty breathing)
•asking you to NOT attend if you have been in contact with known COVID-19 case or have been required to self isolate.
We will continue to follow these actions in addition to our standard infection control procedures and will keep you updated on any further information as it arises.
Please call us if you have any questions.
Glen Waverley Foot Clinic
Melissa Van Onselen
Melissa is an enthusiastic podiatrist with 15 years experience including hospital and community health settings. She loves all aspects of footcare, however her main areas of interest are diabetes, an area she has worked extensively in after 3 years spent in a High Risk Foot Clinic, and care of the ageing foot. Melissa enjoys teaching people how to best care of their feet, expecially those who are newly diagnosed with diabetes.
When she’s not working, Melissa is a busy mother to two active young children and loves swimming, walking and spending time outdoors.
Ming has a degree in Podiatry as well as Exercise Science leading to a special interest in foot function and orthoses. His 10 years fitness industry and personal training experience, combined with 8 years in podiatry ensure a sound understanding in training principles and lower limb biomechanics. Whilst Ming is highly qualified for the sports side of podiatry, he is well versed in all areas of podiatry including general and diabetic foot care. He is also trained in SWIFT Microwave Therapy. In his spare time, Ming enjoys the gym and spends time with his wife. Ming Yang is fluent in Mandarin.
Björn has 17 years experience as a podiatrist, 15 practicing in Glen Waverley owning and running what has now become the Glen Waverley Foot Clinic. He is enthusiastic about all of his clients - young or old, but has special interests in managing ingrown toenails and prescribing orthotics for all foot related complaints. He is trained in using the BS Bracing method to aid standard conservative management and has performed more than 300 partial nail avulsion procedures to permanently correct ingrowing nails.
Kristen is a podiatrist of 23 years experience in all facets of podiatry, including private and community health settings. She has vast experience in diabetic and arthritic foot management and is well credentialed and experienced in infection control procedures.
Kristen enjoys spending time playing taxi driver to her two secondary-school age kids and heading to the Surf coast.
Danusha has 17 years experience across private practice and management roles in the public allied health sector. She has interests in the foot health of clients with chronic conditions including diabetes, skin conditions of the foot and children's foot health. Danusha has been a previous board member of the Australian Podiatry Association (VIC) and has volunteered as a podiatrist at the OXFAM trailer walker. She is a mum to two active boys and enjoys running.