The Team at Sanders Podiatry – Adelaide, Stirling, Mount Barker
Experience | Personalised Care | Informative
The team at Sanders Podiatry Clinics is dedicated to providing a holistic approach to foot care, based on a philosophy that the body and feet have the ability to correct themselves given the right environment and optimum conditions.
We are committed to personalised care which means we have a client-centred and individual approach to your care plan. Our podiatrists have extensive experience in all aspects of podiatry including mechanical function, sports injuries, pain, orthoses, children’s feet, diabetes management and more.
Nick Sanders (Bachelor of Podiatry)
Nick Sanders graduated from UNISA with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2001. After completing his degree, Nick lived in Berri and worked with the hospitals of the Riverland Regional Health Service providing podiatry services with a particular focus on diabetes management and primary health care.
On returning to Adelaide, he worked in private practice, between nursing home/residential care facilities and clinical settings. In this position Nick practiced in all areas of podiatry from diabetes management to sports injuries, general foot care to biomechanics and foot orthotics.
Since 2005, Nick has been operating the Stirling Podiatry Clinic, which has been established since the early 1980’s. In 2013, Nick took over at Greenhill Podiatry Clinic, a long established practice in the eastern suburbs. With increasing demand for service in the Adelaide Hills, Nick has started the Mt Barker Podiatry Clinic, which is located at the Summit Heath Centre.
Nick has an interest in all aspects of foot care and management, with focus on pain, function, orthoses and management of diabetes, as well as manual therapies.
Nick has a sports trainer’s qualification, is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association, South Australian Sports Medicine Association, Australian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Arthritis Aware.
On a personal note, Nick has a partner, Elle, a son, Isaac, and a Great Dane, Harry. He continues to play football with Prince Alfred Old Collegians Football Club and has played over 300 games, nearing 1000 games with his brothers. In his spare time Nick enjoys riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family and extended family (being the 5th son in a family of 7 children), gardening and sports.
Nikki Bishop (Dip App Sc (Podiatry))
Nikki graduated from the University of South Australia in 1992 and since then has worked in various practices in Adelaide and the UK. Nikki travelled and worked in Chiropody in the UK before returning back to Adelaide and working at Sportsmed SA.
Nikki has worked in a variety of podiatry positions and practices before owning and running her own podiatry practice at Modbury. When Nikki was juggling a busy private practice with three children, she decided to work closer to home and started working at Greenhill Podiatry in Adelaide.
Nikki is passionate about all aspects of podiatry and has a strong focus on personal and individual client care and provides a tailored approach to each client. With her commitment to continuing education and professional development, Nikki aims to provide better overall long-term outcomes for her clients.
Nikki is currently a member of the Australian Podiatry Association of South Australia and Arthritis Aware.
Kiara Ayling (Bachelor of Podiatry)
Kiara completed her Bachelor of Podiatry degree at Charles Sturt University in Albury, NSW and gained great experience with high risk patients at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne during her fourth year placement.
Following her graduation Kiara spent two years working as a mobile podiatrist in various locations around Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Queensland. She is registered with the Podiatry Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Kiara is passionate about providing professional foot care services to the community from retirees to children, sporting people and anyone with pain. She has had further education in Foot Mobilisation Therapy techniques so that she can provide extra treatment options for patients with heel pain, forefoot and arch pain, neuromas and tendinopathies.
She specialises in providing diabetes assessments, treatments and education on podiatric care to prevent potential diabetes related complications of the feet. During her time working in QLD, Kiara provided high quality podiatric services to aged care patients through home visits, residential communities and residential care facilities/nursing homes. She worked as the sole podiatrist at these locations and worked closely with local registered nurses to provide the best care possible to the aged population.
Kiara is now part of the Stirling Podiatry Team, and is committed to helping our clients who need diabetes management, and biomechanical and structural support of the feet.