Children and Sports Podiatry

Our Vision

We aspire to be leaders in the podiatry profession and create a flourishing and thriving business that focuses on achieving great patient outcomes to help you stay active.

Our Values

Inspire podiatry will always seek to ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN CLINICAL CARE.
We aspire to be leaders in SERVICE & QUALITY.
We will be creative and passionate professionals who always believe in people and their goals.

Our Philosophy

Inspire Podiatry is committed to providing cutting edge treatments aimed to SERVE OUR PATIENT NEEDS to achieve the best treatment outcomes.
We are a listening ear for our patients because we care.

We are a DEDICATED GENUINE TEAM that want to grow both personally and professionally.

How We Are Different

Inspire Podiatry Approach… We listen, we care, we serve.

From your very first appointment, you should expect to be enriched by our podiatrists knowledge, so that you leave having clarity and certainty about what your treatment complaint is and how we are going to help!

We like to take the time to:

  1. Listen to your symptoms
  2. Assess your foot function and alignment during walking and running as we like to find the underlying cause of your pain.
  3. Treat your foot pain and other pains appropriately with the best evidence based research available.
  4. Review you, to ensure your expectations have been met and to prescribe appropriate exercises to make you foot and leg strong again.

The Team

Helen Claybourn (Principal Podiatrist)

Helen is a local podiatrist to Albany Creek and believes every patient needs to achieve the best treatment outcome possible. She founded Inspire Podiatry in 2017 and loves dedicating herself to her job to grow both personally and professionally. She has all the qualifications including First Class Honours in 2004 at QUT . She continues to ensure  patients are offered the latest cutting edge treatments aimed to ensure you are getting the quality and care you deserve across the practice.

Helen has over 19 years experience in treating pediatric podiatry, athletes, runners and Australian armed force service people. She has worked in clinics treating the Newcastle Knights and lectured at Universities interstate. She is currently involved  in co-consultation with local Orthopaedic Surgeons at St Vincents Hospital Chermside in providing post-operative physio for the feet  to assist with the rehabilitation and strength and conditioning of post -operative foot and ankle cases.   Her passion is helping Children and Adults to relieve their foot pain and achieve their goals.

As a mother herself, Helen has helped children with chronic and complex conditions of the foot from newborn to adolescents. Helen believes early screening for children’s foot health is important to ensure development, growth and function lead to a content and healthy lifestyle.
You don’t have to be an athlete to want to seek treatment for your foot pain. Helen loves helping people of all ages who may be suffering from arthritis and want to live active and happy lives.

In her time off she enjoys Mountain Biking on the Jinker track, either playing soccer herself or watching her kids play locally and Running. Helen Claybourn believes that from being active and experiencing sporting injuries yourself….. you become an expert in managing and treating those injuries on your patients!

Aldrin Cefre (Podiatrist)

As a graduate in 2009 from Auckland University Aldrin has a wealth of experience in both sports and children’s podiatry. He has practiced at multiple clinics across south east Queensland.

Aldrin is passionate about patient care providing a holistic approach and working with evidenced based practice. He is committed to professional growth and ensuring he stays up to date with the latest treatments and technologies.  Aldrin believes that connecting with patients is the best way to understand specific needs and provide the best possible care.

Having played various sports and completed several half-marathon runs himself Aldrin has a great understanding of biomechanics in sports. Aldrin has personally experienced sporting injuries in the past and can relate to the frustrations and concerns of the patients he sees in clinic.

In his spare time Aldrin currently enjoys CrossFit training, Basketball, Mixed netball and looking after his indoor plants.

Matthew Zahalka (Podiatrist)

As a graduate from the Queensland University of Technology Matt is passionate about functional movement and treating active adults and kids. He has a special interest in foot mobilisation techniques and is interested in all things Biomechanical. Matt is a father of 2 and lives locally. Originally from Chicago, USA Matt loves the outdoors and has experience in the outdoor/adventure guiding, trail running and bike fitting. You will often see Matt in on his road bike around mount Samford and mountain biking on the Jinker Track.

Matt is a compassionate podiatrist providing a holistic approach and working with evidenced based practice. He is committed to professional growth and ensuring he stays up to date with the latest treatments and technologies. His wealth of life experience makes him a very well rounded, mature and  warm practitioner.

Administration Team

These are the ladies that make everything happen. They provide a fantastic environment and provide wonderful customer service for  all our patients needs.

Left to right. Lisa Edwards, Lisa Allmark  &  Jo Marshall