MEET THE TEAM
Shaun White B.Pod (Hons).
Shaun is the director of Active Podiatry and started the business in 2008.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry with honours from Latrobe University in 2001. He has a special interest in Sports Podiatry and has had a research article on Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin splints) published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. His other specialist area is Diabetic Foot Care having worked in three specialist Diabetic Foot Clinics at Austin Health, Manchester (UK) and locally at Bendigo Health.
Outside of work Shaun is currently chasing PB's in the Marathon and in April 2023 he completed the Boston Marathon (2hr47min). He still actively participates in a number of sports; basketball and cycling, after finishing up at Golden Sqaure Football Club and more recently Sandhurst Hockey Club, When not playing sport himself he enjoys spending time with his young family and following their sporting pursuits!
In addition to managing his own practice, Active Podiatry, Shaun has been involved in teaching undergraduate podiatry students from La Trobe University and is a current member of the Australian Podiatry Association as well as the AAPSM (Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine) .
Special Interests: Sports Podiatry, Children's Podiatry, Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain, Diabetes Foot Care, Plantar Warts & Ingrown Toenails!
Jessica Southon Ma.Pod (Hons).
Jessica, Bendigo born and bred, graduated from La Trobe University Bendigo in 2013, with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Podiatric Practice (Honours).
Jessica has developed a strong interested in the diabetic/high risk foot, and is currently involved in a clinical trial evaluating exercise as a treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy at La Trobe University with supervisors Byron Perrin and Professor Michael Kingsley. Jessica is also our expert shoe fitter of Dr Comfort shoes, a range of diabetic friendly shoes that caters for those hard to fit feet! Jessica is interested in all aspects of podiatry, and is a current member of the Australian Podiatry Association (Victoria APODC).
Jessica's interests outside of work include long distance running, netball and swimming.
Special Interests: Diabetic Foot Care, Ingrown Toenails & Paediatrics
Jordan Dole Ma.Pod
Jordan graduated from Podiatry in 2017 and is a local Maiden Gully resident who completed all his schooling (including University) in Bendigo.
Jordan works across all Active Podiatry sites: Bendigo, Echuca and Rochester and has quickly developed a loyal following. He has seamlessly fitted into the Podiatry team and has earnt the trust and respect of both colleagues and clients with his considerate, caring and friendly approach!
Outside of work though Jordan is a fierce competitor once he steps foot over that line! He participates and is on the committee of the Bendigo Triathlon Club.
Special Interests: Diabetic Foot Care and Sports Podiatry.