About Us

Why are we different?

We are a unique Podiatry clinic situated alongside several sports doctors and physicians. We treat, help and manage people of all ages and backgrounds who are dealing with both chronic or acute pain and injury. As we see it a lot, it puts us in a unique position to provide the most optimal and experienced care to people from all walks of life.

While we see plenty of sporty and active people, we help people who want to move out of pain and live happier & healthier lives on their feet  

Blake and Justin teach and lecture to students at Newcastle University on the treatment of injuries and their best management in addition to consulting to the NRL, A-league, NPL, WNRL and run squads in Newcastle.


Do you have pain, problems or injury? We are the experienced people to help.

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Achieve Podiatry Newcastle is your local Newcastle Podiatrist. Our mission is to

Help active people live healthier & happier lives on their feet

Achieve Podiatry Newcastle is situated within a Multidisciplinary Sports Medicine Clinic alongside several Sports Physician, GP's and Sport Doctors. We are the only Podiatrist clinic to have access to a full functioning gym which includes a running track, lifting platforms and weights. This makes us unique to provide assessment for people. It is designed for best practise functional assessments, rehab, biomechanical assessment, and high-performance rehabilitation.

We work with an active population. Our speciality is dealing with Injuries and Pain. We exclusively see this within the clinic. We Lecture and Teach at the University which involves mentoring, and educating students in rehab, biomechanics, and pain.

We can identify, treat, and help with any muscoskeletal pain. The last several years have given both Justin and Blake incredible insight and experience with pain, function, and rehab. Working alongside several Sport doctors and Surgeons gives us an opportunity to collaborate and work together on complex and simple muscoskeletal conditions.

Our Team

Blake about us


Podiatrist / Lecturer / Clinical Educator

Blake is a experienced podiatrist with an enthusiastic mindset towards patient care.

He has completed both his degree in Podiatry in addition to a postgraduate study where he graduated with first class Honours. He has papers submitted for publication currently.

He works with the University Lecturing, teaching, mentoring and educating students in rehab, biomechanics and pain as a clinical educator.

Blake has several years of experience treating exclusively kids. He has collaborated with paediatric physiotherapists and occupational therapists on complex neurological and musculoskeletal cases which has been invaluable.

He also has a passion for endurance athletes and in particular, runners. He currently continues to train for marathons, triathlons, and Ironman events and presents on the topic of Running injuries for Sports Medicine Australia.

Justin - About us


Podiatrist / Clinical Educator / Consultant (NRL)

Justin Smith is a highly skilled Podiatrist with a diverse and broad training background. He consults regulary with the elite and professional sporting teams in Newcastle

Passionate about sports medicine, movement screening, exercise prescription & rehabilitation, Justin thrives in working with people with complex and difficult lower limb cases.

In addition to his private practice work, Justin works with the University of Newcastle Podiatry Faculty in roles including Sports Podiatry Tutor, Clinical Educator and in various Research projects.



Medical Administrator

Angela is one of the smiling faces who will greet you at our clinic and the friendly voice you will hear when you call Achieve Podiatry.

With over 13 years of administrative experience, Angela is passionate about helping others.

She is all about learning new skills and unlocking her full potential.

Born and bred in Newcastle, on her days off Angela loves making memories with her young family.

Strive to Thrive

Working towards has the right to aim for better and improvement. 


The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Holistic health is the aim of the game, we play our part with improving and rehabilitating at foot level, but we understand the broader picture.


Do the Work

There is rarely shortcuts to success. In rehabilitation, performance, and maintenance.


Clarity = Knowledge = Understanding

Anchored in Evidence Based Practise, Education is at the centre of understanding the “why, how and what” of a treatment plan. 


Empowered Care

The fishing pole, not the fish. Help others develop tools that serve utility. 

Helping active people to live healthier & happier on their feet

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Qualifications And Experience

Bachelor of Podiatry from the University of Newcastle (UoN)

UoN Podiatry Faculty, Including Clinical Educator, teaching biomechanics & assisting in Research

Exercise & Sports Science at ACU University

Strength & Conditioning Qualifications in Olympic Weight-lifting

Qualified Crossfit Coach

DADEE Program Facilitator



Sports Experience

Justin grew up on a farm in the Upper Hunter before moving to Newcastle to finish High School playing Rugby League with the Newcastle Knights.

After playing with the Knights junior teams he then moved on to the West Tigers before returning home to Newcastle to pursue his career in health.

He is an Advanced level Crossfit Athlete, and enjoys endurance running.

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