Paul Buttel


Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science Podiatry from Western Sydney University in 2008, after working for 10 years as a Registered Nurse in Australia, Britain, Europe, Russia, Middle East, USA and the Caribbean.

He has previously worked  as a diabetic educator and in the high risk foot clinic at St George Hospital, Sydney. Paul has worked extensively with elite athletes in Wollongong prior to moving to Canberra.  He has a special expertise in the management of complex lower limb biomechanical issues. In particular, foot and ankle joint manipulation, along with advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities are Paul’s area of special practice.
Paul prides himself in having a broad knowledge of Podiatric Medicine which has been complemented with his extensive Nursing practice.
In his spare time Paul competes in Surf life Saving at a Semi-professional level at local, state, national and international events.


Claire graduated with a Bachelor in Podiatry from the Queensland University of Technology in 2017. Having recently moved from Brisbane, Claire is enjoying exploring Canberra and experiencing all that it has to offer. Claire also has a degree in Health Sciences with a Major in Public Health and Health Promotion.

Previously she had be working in the field of mental health in Queensland’s health department and at Griffith University in health research. Claire decided to make the switch from the head to the toes (mental health to podiatry) in order to have a greater direct impact on patient care, and she hasn’t looked back since.

Claire loves all things podiatry with a special interest in ingrown toe nails, orthotic therapy and paediatrics.