Rhys Whittaker - Peninsula Foot Clinic

Rhys Whittaker

Rhys is a passionate and committed podiatrist at Peninsula Foot Clinic who graduated with a double degree in the Bachelor of Health Science majoring in anatomy and advanced physiology, and with a Masters of Podiatric Practice from La Trobe University.

Rhys is a previous high-level athlete competing in soccer at a state level, a former half ironman triathlete and is a keen distance runner who continues to enjoy competing in half marathons and marathon distances on the road and on the trails. Rhys has expertise in biomechanics, rehabilitation and improving his patients sporting performance. High level competition has enabled Rhys to understand the difficulties associated with injuries and what is required to return to previous levels of strength and function, to achieve a successful rehabilitation.

Before studying Podiatry, Rhys has 10 years’ experience in the fitness and coaching industry as a triathlon and athletics coach, and in Personal training/Strength and conditioning. In addition, Rhys has experience working at Active Feet with the latest running footwear technology. Rhys’s strong background in sports and lower limb injury rehabilitation, enables him guide patient’s recovery and return to activity as soon as possible.

Rhys is available in Rosebud, Sorrento and Mornington clinics.