Kym has worked as a Podiatrist in Ballarat during the last 24 years. She has a passionate approach to her work, treating all age groups. Kym has extensive experience treating - paediatric foot/leg problems, sports related foot injuries, people with diabetic and arthritic foot complications and performing ingrown toenail surgery. Her podiatric skills also include treatments for - difficult toenails, removing corns, calluses and warts, footwear advice and modification, biomechanical assessments and orthoses/wedges, padding and strapping for bunions and hammer toes. Age is no barrier for a consultation!
Victoria Armstrong completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Podiatry at the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences in 1984. Victoria established Victoria Armstrong Podiatry 27 years ago and joined her practice with UFS Medical 4 years ago. She has a special interest in nail surgery, Orthotics, general treatments and enjoys mentoring/education. Victoria has a lifelong love of horses and is a Director of Country Racing Victoria.
Dr Ben Du completed his Bachelor of Heath Science and Master of Podiatric Practice at La Trobe University. Ben enjoys interacting with patients and has a keen interest in general foot care, nail surgery, orthotic therapy, sports injury management, diabetic foot care and wound management. Ben’s skills are well supported by cutting-edge research and his advice follows the best clinical evidence available. Ben is fluent in Mandarin and speaks some Cantonese. Ben works part-time with UFS Medical.
Loretta Egan completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Podiatry) at Charles Sturt University in 2006 and has been working in private practice since. Loretta enjoys all aspects of podiatry, and has a special interest in biomechanics and sports injuries, nail surgeries and diabetes assessments. Loretta takes a caring and holistic approach to foot care. Outside of work, Loretta is kept busy with her young daughter and fitting in a run wherever possible!