Podiatrist Claire Barrand joins Allied Health team

The Friendlies would like to welcome Podiatrist Claire Barrand to our Allied Health team.

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Claire immigrated to Australia in 2008 from England after graduating from Southampton University. She has experience working in both the public and private sector as a Podiatrist.

She currently holds full registration with the Queensland Podiatry Association and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).  She is a full member of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM) and Diabetes Queensland.

A general Podiatrist, Claire’s main interests are in chronic disease management and the high risk foot and has experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in remote and far North Queensland in areas of chronic and acute wound management, Charcot foot, the ‘ulcerated high risk’ foot, the ‘at risk’ foot and preventative diabetic foot related complications.

Claire also enjoys and practices in the areas of paediatric podiatry, nail surgery and management of sports injuries.

She is also able to provide footwear advice, prescribe custom made orthotics and offers LASER to assist in managing musculoskeletal injuries and will be training in the use of dry needling in November 2016.

We are now accepting all General Practitioner referrals as well as Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plans at Friendlies Physiotherapy Service on 4331 1888. Patients can also make appointments to see Claire from Monday, October 17, by calling Friendlies Physiotherapy Service.