In 2018 Richard joined the innovative and forward thinking team at Better Health Practice, Stanmore. Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Podiatric Medicine from Western Sydney University, and is a current member of the Australian Podiatry Association and the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.
After completing his degree, Richard developed his knowledge of Podiatry through monthly participation at conferences, workshops, and/or seminars. This enabled his personal development and growth with the latest International research and standards that Better Health Practice offers.
Richard’s interests and strength lies in foot rehabilitation, in particular ‘dry needling’; Shockwave Therapy as well as foot mobilisation and manipulation, where he has gained further certification.
Richard is also furthering his knowledge and training in the area of High Risk Diabetes pertaining to podiatry and is keenly interested in paediatrics , in particular ‘kids with special needs’.
Richard thrives in a challenging situation and strives to find the answers to improve an individual’s foot health.
Throughout his time in private practice, Richard has gained extensive experience in Podiatric Sports Medicine, Occupational injuries and and Ingrown toe-nail care and relief. Richard has a special interest in heel pain, ankle sprains and unlocking the full potential of the foot.
Richard understands the need to treat every patient with an individualised, tailored management plan with a holistic approach. He believes excellent foot health leads to improved quality of life.
Outside of work, Richard enjoys physical activity in the outdoors, riding his bike, going to the gym, and being social with friends. Also, Richard can speak Teochew a dialect of Chinese.
Richard is available by appointment Wednesday 9am-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm weekly.