At the Dural Foot and Leg Pain Centre, we pride ourselves in the provision of cost-effective treatments and management of acute and chronic foot and leg musculoskeletal conditions.
Dural Podiatry & Sports Podiatry Centre
Welcome to Dural Podiatry & Sports Podiatry Centre Angus Chard is a 2nd generation Podiatrist, having practiced for 21 years and qualifying as one of an elite list of Sports Podiatrists (FAAPSM).
In addition to these qualifications Angus has studied Western Herbal Medicine, is a Level II Middle Distance Running Coach. Angus continues to offer patients the latest treatments and lower limb solutions; now in his 5th research year (PhD) focusing on; “The Effect of Footwear on Children’s 3D Multisegment Foot and Lower limb Biomechanics”.
As an avid educator, Angus regularly hosts podiatry and medical students within his practice and welcomes the opportunity to speak with community groups, schools and sporting clubs. Angus is a regular worker in Whistler’s (B.C. Canada) premier custom fitting ski-boot store “Fanatyk Co” solving the sore feet of elite to unseasoned skiers and snowboarders.
He has a passion for staying fit and growing up, Angus represented NSW in ice hockey in three age levels. He also enjoyed rugby as a tight and loose forward, played cricket as a batter wicket-keeper and later a medium pace bowler, in addition to water polo. Angus hung up his Mountain Bike four years ago and turned to paddling a surf-ski and participates in iron man competitions for Bondi Surf Club, and is now focusing on competing in the Coolangatta Gold.
Angus is passionate about helping patients to understand the mechanism of their injury and the opportunity to drive evidence-based preventative treatments. If management is warranted then an understanding of the treatment approach and purpose is essential to resolve initial symptoms, promote independence and prevent recurrence.
The Little Blue House opened in autumn fourteen years ago as a solution to people suffering from foot and leg pain.
The Dural Podiatry & Sports Podiatry Centre team is also known as the Foot and leg Pain Centre, and under Angus guidance prides itself in the provision of cost-effective treatments for the conservative management of acute and chronic foot and leg musculoskeletal conditions.”
In addition to those suffering pain we help those with diabetes, mature adults with proven exercise programs to prevent falls and overweight individuals with quantifiable pain free exercise programs. Angus is committed to improved community awareness of foot and leg conditions and postural awareness via community group support, including sporting clubs, child-care centres, primary and high school seminars / information evenings and injury prevention programs.
Our Services Are you concerned regarding the following issues?
Foot, back and heel pain
Diabetic Related Issues
Corns & Calluses
Common methods of treatment:
Dry Needling and Trigger Point Therapy
Joint Mobilization and Manipulation
Footwear advice and education to suit athletic, fashion and sport specific
Foot Care & Toenail Maintenance
Strengthening and Stretching Methods
Herbal Treatment for skin and toenails
Walking and Running Technique
For any further queries Please contact our practice: 02 9651 3227