About Us

About Lakes Podiatry

Formed in 2005 by the previous owner Rebecca Cox and purchased in 2008 by Torin O’Grady, the clinic has been offering top-quality podiatry treatment and orthotic therapy to the residents of Gorokan and its surrounding areas for over a decade. Midway through 2009 Torin expanded Lakes Podiatry and opened clinics in Mangrove Mountain and Warnervale. In recent years Lakes Podiatry expanded even further by opening podiatry rooms in Lake Haven, Lake Munmorah and Toukley.

Lakes Podiatry also focuses on podiatric/orthopaedic footwear and has got its website called Featherstep. You can see our full range of footwear at www.featherstep.com.au

Lakes Podiatry is also the only podiatry clinic on the Central Coast that uses a brand new innovative device Intelect® RPW. “Radial Pressure Waves Therapy” offers a solution for a broad spectrum of medical conditions, such as Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, Tibial stress syndrome, Peroneal Tendonitis and many more.

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Our Focus

Lakes Podiatry focuses on biomechanical assessments and orthotic manufacturing, with particular interest in:

  • Posture and gait analysis
  • Sports podiatry
  • Orthotic therapy
  • Paediatric assessment
  • Dance
  • Leg-length discrepancy assessment / shoe raises
  • Heel spurs
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Drop Foot Syndrome treatment
  • Hammer-toe treatment
  • Foot complaints
  • Back pain
  • Scoliosis related complaints

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About our staff


Torin O’Grady
Director / Podiatrist

Torin lived and worked in Singapore for 2 years, where he was head of podiatry services and also President of the Singapore Podiatry Association.

Since returning to Australia Torin has implemented many new facets of podiatry to the clinic, including the latest in custom orthotic therapy and medical grade footwear, while also bringing a fountain of knowledge and experience from his vast working experiences.

The clinic now boasts a vast client base, with all aspects of Podiatry covered, with may local Doctors, orthopaedic specialists, and health care professionals using Lakes Podiatry for all their podiatry needs.

Frances Ormsby

Frances Ormsby

Frances has worked at Lakes Podiatry for the last 4 years, after completing Podiatry degree at Newcastle University at Ourimbah, NSW. Previously she worked in the fitness industry as an aerobic instructor and personal trainer. Fran is utilizing her exercise background when treating patients. Frances not only works in our rooms in Gorokan, but also provides service at clinics including Lake Haven, Lake Munmorah, Warnevale and Toukley.

Alexis Cowan
Receptionist/RPW Therapist

Lexie is the newest member of the Lakes Podiatry team. Apart from her reception duties she also takes care of patients going through Radial Pressure Wave treatments. Lexie is an experienced RPW therapist.
She will make your podiatry experience a pleasure from the moment you call for an appointment, to the point you leave walking on air.

Brittany Sultana
Office Manager/Receptionist

Brittany started working at LP as a receptionist and thanks to her excellent communication and organisation skills, it didn’t take long for her to get promoted to an Office Manager. She now not only takes care of our large patient base and their appointments, but also makes sure that everything at Lakes Podiatry is running smoothly.

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How to contact us

Our hours of operation are Monday & Tuesday 7.00am – 8.00pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 7.00am to 5.00pm and Fridays 9.00am to 5.00pm.

You can contact us using our phone number or by emailing:

Telephone: 4394 0972

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