BHSc (Hons) MPodP PhD (candidate) MApodA (Vic)
Professional Memberships: Australian Podiatry Association (Vic), Australasian Academy of Podiatry Sports Medicine, Golden Key International Honour Society, Alzheimer’s Australia
Chantel Rabusin graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice. She successfully completed her Honours project, titled ‘An investigation of the relationships between foot posture, footprints, and 3D scans in children aged eight to 12 years’ after displaying a special interest in treating children and musculoskeletal conditions. Chantel is now completing her PhD on treatment modalities for achilles tendonopathy. Chantel has also completed Certificate III in Pathology, Clarks Footwear Assessment, Ulcer Strategies and Falls Prevention Strategies Certificates and Dry Needling (GEMT).
Chantel has worked in the private sector where she is has developed competence in providing management and rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal conditions and treating range of paediatric foot complications.
Chantel has a special interest in paediatrics and enjoys providing all her patients with quality care and on weekends she enjoys cooking, playing tennis and going to the gym.
Philip is a qualified podiatrist and exercise scientist. Since graduating Phil has worked alongside foot and ankle surgeons providing treatment for complex lower limb pathologies. He has excellent communication and clinical judgement and uses these skills to provide individualised evidence-based treatment plans. Phil thinks the best thing about being a podiatrist is helping his patients achieve their goals – whether that is running a marathon or walking pain-free.
Kelly Tappin graduated from Swinburne University with a certificate IV in Financial Services. Since then she has worked in many industries including school supplies, mechanics and real estate. She has followed that path now for approximately 15 years and felt a change was needed. She has come on board to answer all your calls and queries. She has settled into this caring environment with ease.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys running, cooking and spending with her 4 children and husband.