Why Choose Us?

At Children’s Podiatry Clinic we have a special interest in providing a holistic approach to children’s health. Our Podiatrists’ have undertaken further study (and continuing professional development) in all aspects of children’s health.

Our staff bring many years of Children’s focused podiatry practice, utilising our skills and experience to empower one another and provide our clients with the best possible care.

Our motto is simple,
“We love kids feet!”

What you can expect from us:

Our Team

Melissa Biedak
Clinical Director

B Health Science (Podiatry)
Certified Autism Specialist (IBCEESS)
Grad Cert Education (Autism)
Certified Kids Yoga Instructor
Certified Zumbini Instructor

Lauren Osborne

B. Hlth Sci (Podiatry)

Emily Lavcanski

Announcement soon

Meet Lauren

B. Hlth Sci (Podiatry)

Lauren Osborne is a dedicated podiatrist with a passion for paediatric care. Lauren is a graduate from LaTrobe University  and excels in addressing the unique foot and ankle needs of children.

Expertise and Approach:

With a focus on paediatric podiatry, Lauren brings a wealth of experience to her practice, offering expert diagnosis and tailored treatment plans for a range of conditions such as paediatric flatfoot, toe walking, and sports-related injuries in children. Her approach combines advanced medical knowledge with a warm and friendly demeanour, ensuring a positive experience for both young patients and their families.

Lauren’s hobbies include travelling overseas and experiencing different cultures.

Meet Melissa

B Health Science (Podiatry)
Certified Autism Specialist (IBCEESS)
Grad Cert Education (Autism)
Certified Kids Yoga Instructor
Certified Zumbini Instructor

Melissa Biedak is a highly experienced podiatrist dedicated to providing care in paediatric podiatry and neurodiverse conditions.

About Melissa:

Melissa is a proud Mum to three children (including twins).

Melissa graduated from QUT in 2006 and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her practice. Her commitment to continuous learning led her to the International College of Biomechanics, where she further honed her skills in understanding and addressing complex foot and ankle issues.

Paediatric and Neurodiverse Focus:

Melissa’s passion lies in paediatric podiatry and supporting individuals with neurodiverse conditions. Her unique approach integrates biomechanics with sensory motor practice, offering a holistic and personalised care experience.

Education and Qualifications:

In addition to her qualifications in Podiatry, Melissa holds a Graduate Certificate in Education (Autism), is an Internationally Certified Autism Consultant with IBCEESS, a certified Kids Yoga instructor and also a Zumbini Instructor.  This diverse skill set ensures comprehensive and compassionate care for her patients.

Currently Melissa is completing her Diploma in Art Therapy to further improve her practice provision for her patients and their families.

Whether it’s biomechanical concerns, sports injuries, sensory processing disorders, or issues related to low muscle tone or walking, Melissa’s approach is comprehensive. Her commitment to staying at the forefront of her field ensures the highest standard of care for her patients.

In her down time you’ll most likely find Melissa at the Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef in Seventeen Seventy Queensland with her family.

To book an appointment,
please call our clinic or book online

We can look after your child’s feet, whatever the condition may be. Why not make an appointment to see us?