Meet our team
Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics at LaTrobe University in 1996. He worked as an orthotist at The Alfred Hospital in Prahran for three years where he was exposed to all areas of orthotic management. At The Alfred, Andrew spent a significant amount of time in the fracture clinic and developed special skills in managing acute fractures conservatively and post operatively.
Andrew then left The Alfred in 1999 to start his own private practice, Melbourne Orthotics. Andrew has been the driving force behind the growth and development of Melbourne Orthotics. The company's success has been attributed to Andrew's careful attention to detail, strong clinical knowledge, technical skills and craftsmanship.
Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics in 1998 at LaTrobe University. She worked as an orthotist and prosthetist for several years at the Ballarat Health Services, in all areas of orthotic management. Rebecca has invested
significantly in the profession, for a number of years maintaining the executive office of Secretary with the Australian Orthotic and Prosthetics Association.
Rebecca joined Melbourne Orthotics in 2002. She is currently managing Melbourne Orthotics. She has a special interest in treating disorders of the foot and ankle and works closely with a number of foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons. She has spent several years refining her casting skills, orthotic fitting and prescription skills.
Sally McMeekin graduated from the Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics in 2005 at La Trobe University, Bundoora.
Sally then moved to Brisbane where she worked at GB Orthopaedics in the area of paediatric orthotic management.
Sally returned to Victoria where she joined a specialist rural foot and ankle clinic. In this capacity, Sally worked with vascular and diabetic patients providing specialised care and management of ulcers, foot deformities and post operative care.
Sally joined Melbourne Orthotics in 2012, bringing with her great expertise and skills in all areas of orthotic management.
Emma completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics at La Trobe University in 2013. Emma has since worked as an Orthotist with Melbourne Orthotics.
Emma has a keen interest in lower limb orthotic management, specifically management of complex neuromuscular and high-risk diabetic foot conditions. She works closely with a number of orthopaedic and vascular surgeons providing post-operative and long-term orthotic management.
Emma is also a qualified yoga teacher and keen sportsperson with an all-round interest in health and wellness. She has a good understanding of sporting injuries and how to get you back to what you love doing.
Amy completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Clincial Prothetics and Orthotics in 2013 at
La Trobe University in Bundoora.
Amy has an interest in all areas of lower limb orthotic management including acute orthopaedic management and post-operative care.
Amy joined Melbourne Orthotics in 2014 and is heavily involved in the modification and manufacture process of custom-made foot orthoses using the latest computer software, Canfit Prosthetics and Orthotics CAD, to create 3D moulds of the foot.
Amy has worked closely with foot and ankle surgeons providing pre and post-operative management of complex conditions. She is skilled in providing all levels of orthotic management.
Kelsey completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics in 2020 at La Trobe University. Kelsey began working at a private orthotic clinic in the northern suburbs where she predominantly provided acute orthotic management. Kelsey has since relocated and transitioned to her role here at Melbourne Orthotics at the beginning of 2022.
Kelsey is an active member of the Australian Orthotic and Prosthetic Association and has an interest in all areas of lower limb orthotic management, particularly the foot and ankle. She is involved in the fitting of various off-the-shelf and custom-made devices and works alongside orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons to provide pre- and post-operative care. Kelsey is involved in the manufacture of custom-made foot orthoses and ankle foot orthoses (AFOs) as she has a keen eye for detail.