Our Valuable Team Members
Stephanie Cosgrove holds a podiatry degree with Honours from QUT (1990) in addition to a Master of Health Science majoring in podiatry . This was completed in 1996, also from QUT.
During her studies, Stephanie was awarded several university prizes, including the prestigious C.W.Graves award for excelling in orthotic design and manufacture. She has built on this knowledge to patent internationally, a new type of corrective orthotic device called a Copythotic. Stephanie has been in private practice since 1991 and has spent several years studying and assisting in foot surgery.
Stephanie’s primary professional interests lies in pain relief, especially in those for whom prior interventions have failed. As the Walk Without Pain! group’s consultant podiatrist, patients may choose to consult Stephanie about complex foot problems, including the following:
- Foot pain, particularly if debilitating, long term or resistant to previous treatments.
- Painful nail conditions that have resisted other treatments.
- The effect of foot problems on body mechanics, particularly in causing knee, hip, back and shoulder pain.
- Pre-surgical discussion of surgical and non-surgical options.
- New: Shock wave therapy / ESWT / extracorporeal shock wave therapy for plantar fasciitis, heel pain, Achilles Tendon injuries and other soft tissue injuries of the foot ankle and leg.
Stephanie has also written a reference book to provide doctors with a resource to better educate their patients. “Common Foot Disorders and their Effect on Body Mechanics” covers the 20 most common foot disorders and is available on this site under the “Info Sheets” tab. It can be used freely by doctor’s for their patients and individuals for their own use. Please refrain from using this IP for commercial purposes.
Jacqui qualified in podiatry in the UK. With more than thirty years experience in podiatry, Jacqui has also acquired further qualifications in physical therapy.
Jacqui special interests include rheumatoid foot care and pain relief. Jacqui works in our Bribie Island clinic.
Jason graduated as a podiatrist from QUT Brisbane in 2001. He has worked full time with Stephanie Cosgrove Podiatry Clinics since 2003. Jason mostly works from our Bribie Island and Toombul locations.
Jason works in all aspects of podiatry practice.
After gaining her academic qualifications at QUT in Brisbane, Belinda moved to Hobart for two years to begin her career in private practice before returning to Brisbane and joining our podiatry group in 2006.
Belinda has a focus in diabetic care and education, general palliative care and biomechanics. Belinda also has a degree from Griffith University in Biomedical science and is primarily located at Bribie Island and Toombul clinics.
Holly gained her academic qualifications at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. Holly has a broad knowledge and interest in all aspects of podiatry, including a focus in Diabetic Care and education, Pediatric Podiatry and Biomechanics.
Holly has also gained post-graduate qualifications in Prolotherapy, has written articles for city publications aimed at the general public and frequently volunteers for various public health and awareness initiatives. Holly is primarily located at our Indooroopilly Clinic, however also does visit our other locations from time to time.
Megan graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Health Science – Podiatry in 2009. Megan commenced working at our clinics prior to graduation and has become an essential part of the team. She is proficient in the art of Copythotic making . Megan enjoys all aspects of podiatry practice but has a special affinity for diabetic and mechanical complaints. Megan also is licenced in the use of the Pinpointe laser for fungal nail infections.
Charlotte graduated from Auckland University of Technology. She has worked in private practice in both Australia and the United Kingdom.
Charlotte is a keen sports woman enjoying running, cycling and general fitness. She enjoys all aspects of podiatry with a special interest in sports injuries/biomechanics. Charlotte is also trained in the use of our Pinpointe laser for fungal nail infections.
Christian graduated from Queensland University of Technology in 2014 with honours. He is currently completing post graduate study in systemic medicine as applied to podiatry. He also performs prolotherapy and neural prolotherapy within our clinics. Christian has a broad interest in all podiatry treatment. He works at our Bribie island, Hamilton and Toombul clinics.
Trina Goard. Trina is the most recent addition to our group. She graduated in 2016 with honours from QUT in Brisbane. Trina is interested in all aspects of podiatry and is trained in advanced treatments such as shockwave therapy and Pinpointe laser. Trina works at our Bribie Island, Toombul and Indooroopilly clinics.