Please Note: Diamond Valley Foot & Ankle Clinic is now ONLY at 31 Beewar St, Greensborough
Please contact 9434 4422 for your next appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon!
The Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic is located at 31 Beewar St, Greensborough – 9434 4422.
Dion Vallianos – Podiatrist
Dion is an enthusiastic podiatrist and team member at Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic who holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University.
Dion takes pride in making his own mark with his patients and creating personalised treatment plans for them to get them reaching their goals. Dion has worked at Active Feet since 2015, Active Feet is a specialised shoe store that provides the link between the shoes that are available on the market and what actually suits your biomechanics, foot posture and function. As a result, he has extensive knowledge on all footwear types and walking/running biomechanics which he uses to assist his patients in their diagnosis and management.
Dion has played high-level football and tennis, and continues to maintain an active lifestyle – so he understands the process of returning to your sport from injury. This has helped form his special interests in musculoskeletal injuries, sports footwear and general treatment.
Dion says that the best part about being a podiatrist is making a difference in people’s lives – whether that’s allowing you to walk pain-free or helping you to achieve your marathon dreams!
Click Here to book an appointment online now with Dion to get you back on track to meet your goals asap!
Ebony Zappone – Podiatrist
Ebony is a passionate podiatrist at Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic. She completed her studies at LaTrobe University and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters in Podiatric Practice, along with a strong interest in all aspects of Podiatry.
She believes that foot and ankle health should be holistic and requires all aspects to be assessed such as physical, social and personal. Individualizing patients care to their needs is something she takes pride in providing.
Ebony played Championship basketball for the local club Diamond Valley Eagles before attending high school in the United States where she earned two scholarships to play basketball in college. This sports background has built Ebony’s passion for dealing with musculoskeletal injuries.
She has extensive knowledge in all things footwear after working at the Athlete’s Foot Northland and Greensborough for four years – an important factor in avoiding injuries and fitting correctly.
Ebony is also very enthusiastic about volunteering, having worked at OxFam and provided podiatric care to the homeless of Melbourne’s inner city working with the Salvation Army and the “Reaching Out Because We Can” program.
Luke Poci – Podiatrist
Luke is an enthusiastic and committed podiatrist at Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic who holds a Bachelor of Applied Science/Masters in Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University.
Luke has previously competed as a high level athlete in karate competing at state, national and international levels, and has an aptitude for biomechanics and maximising sporting performance. Luke’s highest achievement includes placing 2nd at the Commonwealth Championships in 2011. High level competition has enabled Luke to understand the difficulties associated with injuries and absence from sport for periods at a time.
Luke has also previously worked at Active Feet, Active Feet is a specialised shoe store that provides the link between the shoes that are available on the market and what suits your biomechanics, foot posture and function. As a result, he has extensive knowledge on all footwear types and walking/running biomechanics which he uses to assist his patients in their diagnosis and management. Luke has also completed his certificate in dry needling and enjoys using this adjunct with musculoskeletal conditions. Luke takes pride in being a podiatrist and applying evidence based practice in all his treatment modalities. Staying up to date with current evidence and applying these principles in practice is one of the many ways Luke aims to better himself as a podiatrist.
Renee Caruso – Podiatrist
Renee has been a magnificent member of our team since 2015 and offers not only her podiatric knowledgee but also her elite sporting background. Renee has placed 9th in the world at the 2014 World Karate Championships in Germany and has held titles such as Victorian Champion, National Champion, Oceania and Commonwealth Champion. This enables her to appreciate the frustrations of injuries that can be holding you back from your sport.
Renee Caruso graduated from La Trobe University with a keen interest in diabetes care, general treatment and the management of musculo-skeletal injuries.
Renee has a sound understanding of individual footwear requirements across all ages and sports having previously worked at the specialist shoe store Active Feet for 3 years. She believes that having up to date footwear knowledge is a prime factor in keeping people injury free. She continues to enhance her clinical skills as a member of the Australian Podiatry Association, has undertaken a course in foot mobilisation and manipulation which offers an alternative treatment option for many musculo-skeletal and arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle. Due to her long history as an elite sports professional she knows the best possible care can be delivered when the right tools and a personalised treatment plan are in place.
Kate Heslop – Podiatrist
Kate graduated from La Trobe University with a position on the Dean’s Honours List. Kate continues to be involved in the development of the podiatric profession and has previously been a Director on the Board of the Australian Podiatry Association (Victoria). Kate recognising the incredible importance of Podiatry in the Medical and Health Care allegiance. The recent innovations in podiatry are having impacts in all stages of life, from preventative and corrective measures in childhood and adolescence through to maintenance and better quality of life in mature adults.
Why choose us?
As a patient of The Diamond Valley Foot and Ankle Clinic not only do you benefit from extensive experience and professional qualifications, you will receive personalised treatment and individual care that takes into consideration your unique circumstances and lifestyle.
What’s more, the podiatrists at Diamond Valley Foot & Ankle Clinic are able to assess and treat children’s feet so you can be confident that the healthy growth and development of your children’s feet are as precious to us as they are to you.
Our core purpose is to help our community achieve health, happiness and comfort for a better quality of life. Let us help you!
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