Meet Dr. Antoni Caserta (PhD)

Dr. Antoni Caserta (PhD)


Dr. Antoni Caserta (PhD) works as a Paediatric Podiatrist across public, private and academic sectors. Antoni’s private practice focuses on injured young athletes, infant foot conditions, simple and complex gait disorders, chronic pain or disability. Antoni has been Chair of the Paediatric Special Interest Group for the APodA VIC, and has presented numerous times at APodA state conferences, special interest groups and international conferences. He was the 2014 winner of the Jennifer O’Meara Memorial Award for outstanding achievement for a young podiatrist.

Antoni completed his PhD at Monash University, his thesis explored the lower limb characteristics of children with an idiopathic toe walking gait, and how these characteristics are managed. He has published a number of articles on idiopathic toe walking gait, the use of iPhone technology in the clinical setting, podiatry outcome measures, and is currently developing a diagnosis tool for calcaneal and tibial tuberosity apophysitis (Severs disease and Osgood-Schlatter disease).

Antoni has a special interest in Sports podiatry, having been an accomplished young athlete himself, he is fast establishing himself within local sporting groups. He currently treats football players within the Eastern Football League as well as junior and senior players of local basketball and netball teams.

Antoni is proficient in advanced podiatric treatments including prolotherapy, dry needling, shockwave, joint mobilisation and orthotic prescription enabling him to treat common sports related injuries and complaints such as Heel Pain, Stress Fractures and Achilles Tendon Pain.

Antoni is currently the project manager in setting up a Commonwealth and Victorian State funded initiative stemming from the Mental Health Royal Commission. The Children’s Health and Wellbeing Locals will make seeking support easier for families with children aged 0-11 years experiencing developmental, behavioural, and emotional challenges.

Antoni is a member of the Podiatry Board of Australia.

Antoni is currently available for consultations at our Forest Hill clinic on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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