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Brian Koh

Brian Koh BHSc Podiatry 

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Brian is South Korean born podiatrist who immigrated to New Zealand in 2001. Brian is an alumini of Tauranga Boys’ College, having spent his entire college life in Tauranga before moving up to Auckland for the University. Since graduating, Brian has worked with a group of physiotherapists within the physiotherapy clinic in Auckland before joining the Foot Mechanics, focusing primarily on sports-related injuries for various sport teams that include Auckland Rugby League teams, netballers and American Football teams.

Brian’s passion and interest for podiatry started after learning about how podiatry can influence daily lives of both general daily activities and sports. Brian has a primary interest in sport injuries and the human foot biomechanics, focusing on orthotic intervention and exercise based rehabilitation to reach the recovery. Brian also has a keen interest in diabetes management side of podiatry, after spending time in both North Shore and Waitakere hosptial diabetic wards and working alongside with the experienced podiatrists to treat high-risk diabetic patients. 

When Brian is not working, Brian likes to keep his fitness up, enjoying boxing, mixed martial arts and running. Brian hopes that his interest in sports will allow him to relate closely with his patients, thus enabling him to understand the needs patients require.

 

Welcome

Thank you for choosing to see a Foot Mechanics Podiatrist. We have prepared this information to make you feel welcome at our clinic. Firstly we want you to know that your feet are in good hands. Podiatrists are registered health professionals and are the experts in lower limb health. You should feel free to ask questions at any stage during your visit to see us, we are here to help you.

A consultation with a Foot Mechanics Podiatrist will always start with a discussion with you. In medical terms we call this history taking and this helps them understand the background and context to the problem you want help with. Once they understand what you want help with, the Podiatrist will do an assessment. The assessment enables the Podiatrist to understand the medical background to your problem. The Podiatrist will then explain the findings to you, and you are welcome to ask any questions so that you understand.

The Podiatrist will explain the treatment plan to you and in most cases, treatment can start today. Again, ask any question you may have. Thanks again, and we look forward to helping you.