PODIATRY TEAM

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Alaric Arokiasamy - Sports Podiatrist

Playing sports competitively growing up, Alaric had always struggled with lower leg, foot and ankle issues. After numerous consultations and seeing various specialists, the treatment provided by a podiatrist brought the most relief. This experience inspired Alaric to take up the profession and have the same sort of impact and patient satisfaction in his practice.

 

Alaric is a highly skilled podiatrist specialising in Podiatric Sports Medicine with experience treating elite athletes. He obtained his undergraduate qualification from Cardiff and further pursued his postgraduate studies in Podiatric Sports and Exercise Medicine from Queen Mary University of London. 

 

His postgraduate studies in the field involved sessions with the Chelsea FC physiotherapy team. It also involved him working alongside the best sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, podiatric surgeons and other healthcare professionals in the UK. The time spent working at the Canterbury Cricket ground has also given him experience working with athletes at a very high level.

 

Born and raised in Malaysia, Alaric has always been exposed to a diverse range of customs, cultures and even languages. He fluently speaks English, Malay and understands Tamil well. He is passionate at helping people and enjoys doing so the best way he knows how, through podiatry.

 

Alaric obtained his undergraduate qualification from Cardiff and further pursued his postgraduate studies in Podiatric Sports and Exercise Medicine from Queen Mary University of London. 

 

Alaric has experience in the public and private sector from his time in the UK. He has treated patients from all walks of life, from younger children to the older population. His skills in gait and running analysis were developed from working in specialist shoe stores throughout his time as a podiatry student. Alaric also enjoys treating general podiatric issues with a special interest in nail surgery.

 

In his free time, Alaric enjoys going to the gym, playing football and futsal. He is looking forward to travelling and exploring more of Western Australia.

 

With help from the experienced multidisciplinary network at WA Health Group, Alaric is eager to get your bounce back in every step!

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Sruti Panda - Podiatrist

Sruti has always had a keen interest in helping people and knew she wanted to do this through her profession. Sruti became a Podiatrist as she believes that feet play a very significant role in our day-to-day function. Anomalies and pain in the lower leg and feet can significantly reduce mobility and quality of life, and Sruti endeavours to “get people back on their feet”  

 

Sruti graduated from UWA in 2017 with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, after completing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science and Anatomy. Sruti has a keen interest in ingrown toenail surgeries, tendinopathy, custom orthotics, diabetic education and paediatrics. A treatment with Sruti involves a caring approach to your condition with a thorough explanation of the cause of your symptoms and clear picture of what needs to be addressed. You will leave your consultation with Sruti with an organized plan to achieve the best possible outcomes following pain and injury.

 

Sruti has experience working in fast paced private clinics previously, including working with Podiatric surgeons. Sruti has worked in the Wheatbelt region previously, thoroughly enjoying visiting the rural towns of Moora, Goomalling, Wongan Hills and Toodyay to help and improve accessibility to health care in rural communities. Sruti is currently pursuing further study to obtain an Endorsement for Scheduled medicines and will be able to implement pharmacological and injection therapies into her treatment programmes very soon.

 

Sruti enjoys outdoor activities and loves going on hikes with her two dogs, Mowgli and Moon. Sruti enjoys playing social Badminton to maintain her fitness and stay active. Outside of Podiatry she loves to travel, eat and immerse herself in different cultures. Sruti would like to get back into painting, especially with watercolours and gouache. Sruti loves to volunteer and is an active member of her local church.

 

You can book with Sruti online through our website or call our clinic to set up an appointment through our receptionists.