Welcome to Footflex Podiatry
For the treatment of foot and lower limb problems.
A podiatrist is a health care professional specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and discomfort of the lower limb. They are able to diagnose problems through the use of clinical observation and biomechanical assessment.
At Footflex podiatry we are here to cater for all needs including:
We take our time to listen to our patients and to provide individual treatment that suits their needs best.
We are glad to help you!
Position Director & Senior Podiatrist
About Aleesha graduated from AUT University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Podiatry, this was closely followed by a completion of a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2012. Aleesha worked in podiatry for a couple of years, before she found herself setting up her very own Podiatry Clinic - Footflex Podiatry Limited in 2012. Since, Aleesha has built her practice, dedicating her time and expertise to helping those suffering from a range of foot and lower limb problems, including general foot care, corns, calluses, verucca, ingrown toenail procedures, gait/biomechanical assessments, footwear advice, orthotic treatment, paediatric footcare, diabetic foot related treatment and more. The most rewarding aspect of my job is seeing people being able to carry on their daily lives pain free.
About Jackie O’Shea graduated from AUT University with a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Podiatry, and feels it was one of the best decisions she has ever made. With a name like O’Shea she is indeed Irish. Jackie moved to New Zealand over 24 years ago, from a beautiful little town in the south of Ireland. As a podiatrist her aim is to keep her patients pain free and mobile. Helping them through all of those hurdles we face, especially as we age. Her work involves a variety of treatments, from plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, Severs Disease, flat feet and a wide variety of other limb issues. Removal of corns, calluses, painful ingrown toenails, surgery, strapping, biomechanical analysis and orthotic treatment, to dealing with conditions such as Osgood Schlatters, Diabetes and arthritis. Jackie also puts time aside to present to groups such as Probus and Friendship groups, clubs and committees around the country. Where a fun interactive discussion is had re Diabetes and Reducing the Risk of Falls in the older generation. Having done talks to over 150 people at a time, from places such as Whangarei to Auckland and Tauranga, she feels discussion and education is the way forward if New Zealand is to combat these issues effecting more and more of our population. Jackie works closely with young and old, to determine their main goals, then works together with the patient to achieve them. She is passionate about podiatry and feels that having healthy feet enables us to continue to be independent and encourages us to get out and enjoy this beautiful country. functions and responsibilities