FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics

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At FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics, we are foot focused, technology inspired and results driven. We pride ourselves on customer service, professionalism and ensuring our patients have a positive experience from the moment they book their appointment. We know what being a ‘patient’ is like and are passionate about making your experience at our clinic a memorable and enjoyable one.

Alex Sperring

Podiatrist

Alex Sperring

Alex is a born and bred Cairns local, spending her childhood in the region. During school, Alex worked casually at a local sports shoe store, which sparked her passion to pursue Podiatry as a career. In 2010, Alex moved to Brisbane to study Podiatry at The Queensland University of Technology, graduating in 2014 with 1st class honours.

Alex joined the FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics team in 2016 after working in a private practice for two years prior. Within the podiatry field, Alex has a special interest in footwear, biomechanical assessment & children’s podiatry. She is passionate about getting people back onto their feet, especially seeing kids run, jump and play pain free again.

Alex enjoys playing sport and keeping active; she has been playing hockey since she was five years old, representing the region throughout her hockey career. Aside from keeping active on the hockey field, Alex has two young boys to keep her on her toes at home.

Alex is currently on maternity leave and is excited to return in January 2021.

Chris Murray

Senior Podiatrist

Chris Murray

Chris joined the FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics team in January 2018, having previously worked as a podiatrist in the Cairns region for the past 10 years in private practice. Born in Brisbane but raised in Melbourne, he moved to Cairns in 2007, chasing the sun and outdoor lifestyle.

Chris has a keen interest in sports injury rehabilitation and biomechanics, having completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement at Deakin University in Melbourne and followed this up with a Bachelor of Podiatry at La Trobe University. He graduated in 2005 and worked for just over a year in private practice in Melbourne before moving to Cairns. Chris enjoys and is experienced in all aspects of podiatry, but specifically some of his passions include gait analysis, nail surgery, dry needling and shockwave therapy. In a broader sense, Chris gets immense satisfaction in providing the best level of care to his patients, and seeing the improvements in quality of life and functionality that can be achieved.

In his spare time, Chris can generally be found outdoors – bushwalking, camping, fishing and hiking, more often with his son Jacob along for the fun and adventures. Chris has only recently rediscovered the joys of running and aims to train up for his second half marathon later in the year. Being a Redlynch local, you may come across him pounding the pavements chasing his dream with a determined look on his face!

Callum Blunden

Senior Podiatrist

Callum Blunden

Callum joined the FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics team in August 2019, having previously worked as a podiatrist in Victoria for the past 9 years in private practice.

Callum Graduated from the University of Northampton (England) with a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Podiatry in 2010. Callum relocated to Melbourne in 2010 before moving to the warmer climate of Cairns.

Callum enjoys all aspects of Podiatry, with a keen interest in lower limb Biomechanics. Callum’s Podiatry passions include gait analysis, dry needling and shockwave therapy. Callum is passionate about getting people back on their feet and partaking in the activities they love

In his spare time, Callum has a busy home life with 4 children and numerous pets. Callum enjoys boxing and training at a local boxing gym in Redlynch.

Daniel Neill

Podiatrist

Daniel Neill

Daniel has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry from Queensland University of Technology and has moved from Brisbane to Cairns to begin his career in achieving the best outcomes for his patients.

Daniel was lured to Podiatry by the many aspects it offers such as biomechanical/ sports injuries, diabetic assessments and general care. He currently has a keen interest in sports injuries and strives to improve patient’s health and well-being. Daniel ensures that he takes the time to understand the patient in order to develop a patient centred treatment plan to get them on their feet and back doing what they love.

Away from work Daniel enjoys all sports, with a keen interest in cricket. He has also recently taken up running and may be found at the local Park Run. Apart from sport Dan loves the outdoor lifestyle and enjoys his fishing and camping.

Anisa Kajee

Podiatrist

Anisa Kajee

Anisa has recently moved to the Cairns area from Mount Isa and before that, from South Africa to join the FNQ Podiatry and Orthotics team. Anisa graduated from the University of Johannesburg with Honours and has been working overseas in her own private practice before moving to Australia in 2017.

She is currently enjoying all that Podiatry has to offer and is passionate about helping people become pain free and getting them back to doing what they love.

Anisa considers herself to be an all-rounder Podiatrist however does have a special interest in the sport and biomechanical side of the profession.

Outside of work, Anisa has a standing date with Rusty’s Market and you can find her there with her fiancé. She is definitely looking forward to experiencing everything the Tropics has to offer, maybe she’ll even take up hiking! Watch this space!

Kyle Richardson

Podiatrist & Director

Kyle Richardson

Kyle Richardson is the Managing Director of FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics. A born and bred local to the Cairns area, Kyle moved to Brisbane in 2007 to study Podiatry at the Queensland University of Technology, where he graduated with 1st class honours. Upon completing his degree, Kyle was clinical supervisor at the University, helping students achieve their full potential as well as working in private practice.

Kyle has played hockey at a National level and has been a treating Podiatrist for players in the QLD Blades/Scorchers hockey teams, the Kookaburras (Australian Mens Hockey Team) and the QLD Bulls cricket team. Since returning to Cairns, he is now the team Podiatrist for the Cairns Taipans and the Northern Pride.

Whilst Kyle has a special interest in sports and biomechanical podiatry, he is passionate about keeping people of all ages on their feet and contributing to a healthy lifestyle.

Outside of work, Kyle loves nothing more than getting away camping and fishing with his wife and two young boys.

Admin Team

Our friendly staff at FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics form part of our well-rounded team of professionals. They are highly dedicated to contributing to your positive experience and enhancing your treatment outcomes where possible. Phone 4045 5749 to speak to one of our staff members.

Our Friendly Administration Team - Connie, Claire, Jess, Amy & Katelyn

Our Friendly Administration Team - Connie, Claire, Jess, Amy & Katelyn