Ireland Maloney

B.Pod, M.A.Pod.A.

Ireland has called the Gold Coast home for the past 5 years after moving here from Cairns, Far North QLD.

She completed a Bachelor of Podiatry at Southern Cross University in 2022 and is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association.

Ireland’s passion for podiatry originally stems from her experience with foot pain when playing sports growing up. She loves to build long-lasting relationships with her clients, improve their foot pain and ultimately make a positive impact in helping people live a happier and healthy life.

While she enjoys managing patients of all different ages with foot, skin and nail concerns, she also has a particular interest in sporting injuries, diabetic foot care and general podiatry.

Ireland enjoys travelling, spending time with friends and family and walking the Gold Coast beaches.

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Daniel Cavanagh

B.Pod, M.A.Pod.A.

Daniel completed a Bachelor of Podiatry at Southern Cross University in 2019. He has a keen interest in treating all types of foot pain, especially running related injuries and arthritis of the foot and ankle.

Dan has a background in rugby, running and surfing and understands how an injury can get in the way of doing what you love. Dan is passionate about all things podiatry and works tirelessly to assist his patients to keep moving and motivated.

While volunteering at the Gold Coast Marathon, Dan was fortunate enough to discuss the importance of footwear with some of the athletes. Their sheer commitment further ignited Dan’s passion and he decided he wanted to help runners achieve their personal best using the latest in injury rehabilitation and load management techniques.

Dan grew up in South West Rocks but has lived on the Gold Coast for over 9 years now. He is well versed in the beautiful national parks that surround us and when not in clinic, you will find him up in the mountains or down by the beach with friends.




Louise Durack

B.Pod, M.A.Pod.A.

Louise has been on the Gold Coast for 15 years, having come from London via Sydney with her husband and two daughters. A member of the Australian Podiatry Association, she completed a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2023, after deciding on a career change a bit later on in life!


Louise’s interest in podiatry stems from having several family members and friends with various foot conditions as well as personal experience with sprained ankles which have at times, got in the way of the things she loves to do such as skiing, hiking and walking on the beach.


Louise enjoys managing a varied caseload of patients from general podiatry and diabetic foot care to sporting injuries and children’s feet. She is interested in building strong relationships with clients and in working to achieve the best she can with their foot health.




Wade Ellis

BHlth Sc (Pod), BHlth Sc, M.A.Pod.A.

Wade completed a Bachelor of Health Science at Griffith University on the Gold Coast in 2005 and a Bachelor of Podiatry at Brisbane’s Queensland University of Technology in 2010.

Wade cares for patients of all ages and varying conditions including, postural and gait abnormalities, bone and joint disorders, soft tissue and muscular pathologies.

Having been born and raised on the Gold Coast, Wade has formed strong relationships with the Gold Coast’s leading Orthopaedic Surgeons, General Practitioners, Sports Physicians and Allied Health Professionals.

Since graduating, Wade has cared for over 25,000 patients and has been fortunate to assist in the treatment of players from the Southport Sharks Football Club, the former Gold Coast Blaze Basketball Club and the former Gold Coast United Football Club.

In recent years, Wade has worked as a Clinical Supervisor at Queensland University of Technology, as well as a Lecturer and Unit Assessor at Southern Cross University, teaching undergraduate podiatry students at the Gold Coast campus.

In his free time Wade enjoys playing basketball, surfing and spending time with his partner Makayla.