Pedorthists are health professionals who modify footwear and employ supportive devices to address conditions which affect the feet and lower limbs.


Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $N/A

Where you could work:

Podiatry Centres - My Foot Dr, Mater Health Clinic                               

Self Employed

Pedorthists do the following tasks:

  • Assessment of lower limb anatomy and biomechanics
  • Assessment of gait, range of motion, circulation and skin integrity
  • Formulation of a treatment plan in consultation with referral practitioner, patient and caregiver
  • Analysis of structural and design requirements
  • Implementation of treatment plan
  • Acquisition / modification / rectification of anthropometric data
  • Casting and measuring for custom footwear
  • Material selection and fabrication of custom footwear and pedorthic devices
  • Develop a follow-up treatment plan for patients