Having healthy feet is very important for your overall well-being. Your feet shouldn't be painful.
Problems that occur with your feet could affect your legs, knees, hips and even your lower back and posture - which could then lead to further complications.
At Your Foot Doctor, we are dedicated to helping you with your foot problems using our current and evidence based knowledge to improve your quality of life.
We welcome all ages and referrals are not a requirement.
Meet Our Team!
Rebecca Healey - Owner & Podiatrist
Rebecca began in the podiatry profession 22 years ago. She has worked in remote communities in South Australia, city practices in Adelaide and for the last 16 years in the Barossa Valley. Rebecca is an active member of the local community and lives in the Barossa with her 3 children.
For the past 13 years she has been at the forefront of mobilising techniques as a treatment for foot and leg problems, mentoring many students and other podiatrists. Rebecca is also a clinical supervisor and lecturer for the Flinders University Country GP Program.
Ellen Sawford - Podiatrist
Ellen joined the Your Foot Doctor team early 2019. Ellen has been working in private practice for over 10 years in Adelaide and she has since moved to the Barossa Valley with her husband and children after travelling around Australia in their caravan.
Ellen has an interest in all aspects of podiatry including general nail and foot care, biomechanical evaluations, orthotic therapy, diabetes foot assessments, ingrown toenail conservative and surgical management and paediatrics.
Madeleine Shriver - Podiatrist
Madeleine joined the Your Foot Doctor team in January 2020. She graduated from the University of South Australia in 2019 after four years of intensive study. In her final year she completed placements at Noarlunga Hospital, Whyalla Hospital, Broken Hill and in Kiribati.
Madeleine is passionate about all areas of podiatry with special interests in biomechanical assessments, dermatology, diabetes foot assessments and ingrown toenail surgical management.
After working for almost 5 years, at the Athletes Foot Elizabeth, Madeleine also has a thorough knowledge of footwear.
Ros Harper - Practice Manager & Allied Health Assistant
Ros is our Practice Manager and Allied Health Assistant for Your Foot Doctor. She moved to the Barossa Valley with her family in 2011 from Alice Springs. She brings to our company 21 years of experience in customer service and finance.
Ros' role incorporates reception duties and along with being the finance officer, is qualified as the allied health assistant in podiatry. Ros is here to help with general patient care, nail surgery, infection control and orthotic maintenance.
Melissa Caven - Admin, Retail & Marketing
Melissa is the smiling face you will see around the clinic either at reception or fitting footwear. Mel started with us in January 2015 after completing her studies of business administration. She also does our marketing and retail and will often be seen at our "pop up" shop in the Co-Op.
Mel is a local girl who grew up in near Eudunda and is currently living in the Barossa Valley with her husband and very soon their little girl. Whilst working with us she also runs her own business in website design.
Ainsley Beane - Admin
Ainsley joined our Admin Team in March 2020. You'll most likely hear her laugh before you see her! She loves a chat and a laugh. Ainsley lives locally in the Barossa Valley with her husband and two sons. She brings to the team a wealth of Finance and Admin experience having worked in numerous Finance and Admin roles in various different sectors including education, transport and the wine industry.
When Ainsley is not working in the clinic you can most likely find her propped up at a gin bar!
Sarah Hudson - Admin
Sarah is our newest member of our admin team starting here in September 2020. She lives in Gawler with her husband and two girls. Sarah is passionate about helping others and contributes to the team with her friendly and organised nature.
Outside of work Sarah is an enthusiastic gardener, and can often be found working in either her own garden or assisting with those of friends or family.