The Foot Group

Suite 144, Level 1
117 Old Pittwater Rd
Brookvale NSW 2100

Servicing area: Brookvale, New South Wales

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Foot troubles? The team at the Foot Clinic’s two convenient locations in Lane Cove and Brookvale are here to help you put your right foot forward!

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Do You Experience Heel Pain?

The Foot Group can help

Heel pain is one of the most common, painful foot complaints we see in the clinic. Our team of highly trained Podiatrists have successfully treated thousands of cases and they can certainly treat yours. Call and chat with our receptionist about your condition and to book an appointment.

Do you have trouble with Ingrown Toenails?

Are very painful, and may cause infection, an ingrown toenail is when the nail grows into the skin, usually at the sides of the nail. This irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe. If an ingrown nail causes a break in the skin, bacteria may enter and cause an infection, which can lead to pus draining from the area.

We have two handy locations


90 Longueville Rd,
Lane Cove NSW 2066


Suite 144, 117 Old Pittwater Road
(Lifestyle Working building)
Brookvale NSW 2100

The Foot Group’s Practitioners

Our team of podiatrists are qualified, expert and experienced

Andrew Scown

Andrew graduated from his Podiatry studies in 1992, receiving an Award for Excellence in diagnosis, orthotic design and manufacture. He has since worked in multi-disciplinary clinics and sports medicine centres in Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew founded the Lane Cove Foot Clinic 15 years ago, establishing The Foot Group with the addition of the Brookvale clinic a decade later.

Andrew is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association, Australasian Academy of Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Australia.

Mike Curtin

Mike holds a Bachelor of Education majoring in human movement and health education from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Podiatry from the University of Western Sydney.

Mike has worked in a range of clinical settings throughout New South Wales and joined Lane Cove Foot Clinic in January 2008.

Wendy Pretswell

Wendy has a Bachelor of Health Science and decided to study podiatry after suffering from netball injuries. She started her career in a large Sydney clinic, eventually becoming a practice manager. She joined The Foot Group at both the Lane Cove and Brookvale clinics in 2013.

Wendy’s area of interest is sports mechanics and the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries through orthotic therapy.

Malcolm Patel

Malcolm has a wealth of allied health and medical expertise. He trained as a doctor and homeopath in India and had a successful general practice in Mumbai before immigrating to Australia. Malcolm has more than a decades experience as a lecturer and tutor at a range of schools including the University of Western Sydney and the Australian College of Natural Therapies, where he was Faculty Head for Manual Therapies and Health Sciences.

Malcolm graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Podiatric Medicine and is interested in all facets of Podiatry.

You may be eligible for a rebate:

Private Health Fund
Claim on the spot with HICAPS.

Veterans’ Affairs

Our team of Podiatrists are registered to offer services to veterans, including treatment, biomechanical assessment, prescription orthotics and footwear referrals.


We offer treatment under the Medicare Plus Program. A referral from a GP is required for up to 5 visits a year for patients who meet the criteria.

Workers Compensation

If your foot-related condition occurred at work, workers compensation may help. Pre-approval is required for all workers compensation cases.

For more information about how the team of Podiatrists at The Foot Clinic can help you, call, visit our website or click on one of the buttons below to instantly message us

Qualification details

All of our practitioners are fully qualified, registered & accredited

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The Foot Group - Heel Pain

Treat your heel pain once and for all, when you organise your next professional Podiatry session with one of our practitioners here at The Foot Group in Brookvale. Health fund rebates available

The Foot Group - Ingrown Toe Nails

Treat your ingrown toe nail once and for all, when you organise your next consultation and treatment at The Foot Clinic in Brookvale. Multiple treatments available at our clinic

The Foot Group - Children's Podiatry

Is your child complaining about leg, shin or heel pain or any other foot-related condition? Your child is in safe hands with us! The Foot Group have been successfully treating children’s podiatry issues for decades. Don’t forget to tell us you found us on the Natural Therapy Pages when you book

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