Movepod podiatrist Patrick O’Connell is passionate about keeping people healthy and active.
As your lower limb expert at Movepod, Pat will use his knowledge to help you understand how your lower limb and foot functions. Together, we will use this shared knowledge to manage your injuries and allow you to reach your full potential.
A member of Australia Podiatry Association and Sports Medicine Australia, Pat is well connected through the sports medicine and allied health industries allowing him to be up to date on all current research.
As a qualified athletics coach, Pat knows how important efficiency and load management are in injury prevention. He provides specialised video gait assessment and gait retraining to prevent injuries and ensure you are reaching your peak performance. If required, Pat is skilled in the prescription of 3D scanned and 3D printed customised foot orthoses, once again used to improve lower limb and foot function.
Pat has a love of sport, competing for over 10 years in athletics, football and cricket. He is now a recreational runner and enjoys participating in road and trail events. He utilises his personal and professional experiences within sport to assist you with injury management and prevention.
Qualifications & Experience
- Bachelor of Health Science
- Masters of Podiatric Practice
- 2018 Australian Allied Health Award Winner
- 2019 National Industry Award Judge
- Trusted Podiatrist to AFL + AFLW Legends & Stars
- Athletics Australia Accredited Running Coach
- Industry Accreditations in dry needling and joint mobilisation/manipulation