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Kerry Z. Seaman


Podiatrist Kerry | East Coast Podiatry

Podiatrist

BSc (Hons) Glasgow (UK)

Member of U.K. Healthcare Professions Council,  SCPOD and Podiatry Association of Singapore

 

From: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Spoken Languages: English, German

Clinical Interests: Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal conditions, Sports injuries and Pain management

Consults at: Novena branch

 

INTRODUCTION

Kerry received her undergraduate degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in the UK. This entailed 4 years of Podiatric training within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, private practice in N.Ireland, Republic of Ireland and also had opportunities to practice outside of the UK and Ireland through various volunteering organisations such as GCCN.

 

BACKGROUND

She is an advocate of holistic medicine and is very passionate about improving the wellbeing and locomotion of all her patients. She has had great exposure to sports medicine through her brother, representing Ireland and Great Britain in Rowing, and actively working with him and his team to prevent overuse injuries. This has given Kerry a special passion for sports podiatry, dealing with injuries associated with a plethora of sports, including; running, rowing, hockey, badminton, and rugby.

 

In the clinic, she enjoys treating an extensive range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries and promotes proactive education to informing her patients on their condition and understanding kinematics of the human body.

 

In 2014, she completed a placement in Dhaka, Bangladesh at the National Centre for the Paralysed (CRP) where she gained insightful experience and exposure in Spinal cord injuries, Clubfoot Ponseti clinic, Poliomyelitis, Paediatrics and Prosthetics/Orthotics. Within this placement, she worked with colleagues at the Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing (GCCN), where she was an advocate for health promotion and multidisciplinary care within the Bengali healthcare community. Kerry has been an active volunteer with the Diabetes Association and Downs Syndrome Association since practising in Singapore from 2016.

 

Kerry has had placement’s with Ireland’s leading orthotics clinic, Firefly, in 2012, where she gained great insight into advanced biomechanics, sports medicine and orthotic therapy. She has also volunteered as a Podiatrist with the Special Olympics in both Ireland and Singapore, since 2011 within the Healthy Athlete Programme “Fit feet”, and had the opportunity to work at the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow in 2014.

 

With experience within both NHS and the private sector, Kerry has had excellent exposure to all healthcare settings. She is a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists in the UK, and a registrant of the Health & Care Professions Council. In 2017, she gained her certificate within shockwave therapy and foot mobilisation & manipulation (FMT) in Perth, Australia.

 

Kerry finds her role as Podiatrist and lower limb expert very rewarding and uplifting and enjoys overcoming new challenges in her chosen profession through evidence-based practice.