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Zane Green

Zane Green BHSc Podiatry 

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I moved to Dunedin from Auckland in early 2015 with my family so that we could purchase a house and settle into the 'Southern' way-of-life. Previously I had practiced in clinics across Auckland. I took up a role with Internal Affairs for a number years before returning to my passion of Podiatry.

I initially studied Podiatry as I understood the stress and pain that came with being active and knew that there ways that enabled athletes to return to sport faster. Over years of learning from the top experts in the range of Podiatric care - I was able to apply these treatments with success. As well as having the expertise in a variety of Podiatric areas - I love working with all people and problems to find a successful resolution - whether it be nail cutting through to Podiatric surgery and complex biomechanics. Every patient is unique, individual and has their own story. I personally believe that establishing a good history and rapport with the patient allows me to focus on the issue and give my undivided care, concern and expertise.

I am very active in my spare time. As well as running and weight-lifting, I play football for the Dunedin Technical Premier Men's and I also play in the summer National League for Southern United. I have an amazing and supportive family with my partner Jo and our three children. 

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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.