About Us

Commitment to service excellence and patient care

As a trained Podiatrist and healthcare Professional Alex Adam saw the need for improvement in the delivery of Musculoskeletal Health. He set about founding a clinic that would offer a better way of delivering Podiatric Service and Holistic Health, AMA Podiatry.

With experience and time AMA has grown to deliver a diverse and innovative clinic, providing outstanding patient outcomes. Alex’s passion for podiatry and skeletal health, his patients, continual research are reflected in the values that he and AMA stand for. Simply to provide the very best possible service to everyone.

Meet our team

Alex Adam

Senior Podiatrist Director (AMA Podiatry)

Diploma of applied science podiatry (Curtin University)

Member of:

  • Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Australian Podiatry Association DIP App Sc (pod)
  • Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Chief Consultant Maternal Health
    (Kingston Maternal Health)

Alex has been a podiatrist in both clinical and research for the past thirty years. He commenced practice in Western Australia where he continued his studies in functional anatomy and biomechanics at Curtin University.

In 1996 Alex moved to Melbourne to continue his research at Melbourne University- looking into the structure of the mid foot and thus developed a unique technique to improve the stability of the lower limb TRIPLANAR (CCP) .This technique reduces the effects of osteoarthritis in ankles, knees, hips and the lower back.

Alex has been the chief podiatrist for several football clubs including the Dockers and Hawthorn. He developed treatment regimes for prevention of injury, and on ground player performance. During 1996 – 2002 Alex was the lead podiatric consultant for the Hawthorn Football club, working alongside the Hawthorn Physiotherapy Clinic. He continues that passion working still with football today and its young stars.

Alex has been a consultant to several Olympic and Commonwealth Game athletes, where his knowledge led to development of techniques to improve stability in the lower limb, thus improving performance of elite athletes.

In 2002 Alex commenced practice opening Alex Adam Podiatry (AMA Podiatry) in McKinnon. With quality and evidenced based podiatry treatments at the core of our values, and an outstanding team of podiatry associates. Alex is the chief consultant for the south eastern corridor of Melbourne and the City of Kingston maternal health (for the past eight years). To compliment AMA Podiatry’s network of providers, Alex has developed an extensive network of practitioners (who hold similar values on patient care).

Alex’s passion for podiatry, his patients and continual research are reflected in the values that he and AMA Podiatry stand for. Simply to provide the very best possible services to everyone.

Jarrad Matheson

B. Pod (BSc) Latrobe University

Member of:

  • Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Jarrad has worked in clinical practice for 7 years, starting his training with AMA Podiatry and developing a high level of skill in diagnosis and Biomechanical pathology. For the next 4 years Jarrad
Ventured into outside practice to further expand his passion for sports podiatry & rehabilitation.

Jarrad scope of knowledge includes lower limb biomechanics, having worked with a range of athletes (VFL and AFL footballers, Australian Triathletes and Olympic sprinters). He adopts a holistic approach to injury, with treatment plans tailored to include exercise rehabilitation, joint manipulation (foot mobilisation techniques), post- operative rehab and orthotic therapy.

As an Athlete himself, Jarrad has competed in football at VFL level for the last 8 years, National level track and field Athletics. With his combined knowledge and training, this gives him a thorough understanding of injury and pain management, rehabilitation and sports injuries.

We are delighted to welcome Jarrad back to AMA Podiatry and continue his passion and knowledge in sports podiatry injury management, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Outside of the practice Jarrad enjoys boxing, surfing and wine tours.

William Keating

Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Podiatric Practice

  • Member of:Australian Podiatry Association
  • DJO Global
    Laser & Shockwave therapy certification

William Has worked in clinical practice for the past 4 years, Joining AMA Podiatry 2 years ago to expand his training and knowledge. Having completed his Masters in Podiatric Practice with a passion for providing best care to all clients and helping them achieve the best goals and outcomes.

William’s clinical skills and interests revolve around the prevention and treatment of lower limb conditions, combining both a holistic and modern approach with diabetes, autoimmune diseases and soft tissue injury. He has undertaken research and certified training into new and emerging technologies of best practice of implementing and use of Laser therapy treatment and Electrotherapy for general and sport injury management. With his combined knowledge and training in therapies for use in rehabilitation, sporting performance, multidisciplinary diabetic care gives him a through skill set for many acute and chronic lower limb pathologies.

Beyond feet, William is a budding coffee connoisseur who enjoys being outdoors hiking and spending quality time with family and friends.

Administration team

Karen Drummond

  • M.A (Masters of Art)
  • MA from Glasgow University

Leonie Salkind

  • Office Administrator (part time)

We believe that the first point of contact is the most important to the patients wellbeing and satisfaction.

Karen and Leonie provide a warm and inviting atmosphere providing quality patient care during your visit. Combined with an extensive training program to ensure your needs are well catered for.

How we deliver our treatment therapies

We have an outstanding team of podiatrist at AMA Podiatry, who are passionate about Holistic Care. We take the time to identify, research and then diagnose your condition. We work together as a team to empower you, provide you with understanding and identify the causes and mechanisms of your condition. Therefore, establishing an accurate and effective treatment plan individually tailored for you.

For patients with more complex conditions, we employ years of training and experience, our extensive network of practitioners, and the latest technology to formulate your treatment plan.

At AMA your Skilled Podiatrist will work with you to develop a detailed treatment plan.

At Alex Adam Podiatry our commitment to quality patient care is at the core of our practice.

We deliver longer patient consults, so you can receive the very best consultation, diagnosis and treatments.

We provide, accurate evaluations, diagnosis, treatment rehabilitation, prevention management in relation to structural and musculoskeletal conditions.

We consider all treatment therapies to ensure an accurate treatment plan.

AMA Podiatry an integral part in health care of all Victorians.

We are members of

Sound foot structure is the foundation for a healthy life

More Information or Make a Booking

For more information on how we can help you, please call us on 9576 9495 or complete our enquiry form: Enquiry Form