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