Founded by Jennifer Jackel, SoleFit Podiatry commenced practice at Bendigo Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in April 2016.
Jen is a dual registered health care professional holding the qualifications of a Masters of Podiatry and Bachelor of Nursing, practicing as both a Podiatrist and Perioperative Nurse.
After nursing for 15 years, and with a young family, Jen decided to pursue her podiatry interest and returned to study a Masters in Podiatry at La Trobe University. She graduated dux of the course and was awarded the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic) award for academic and clinical excellence. During her studies she received a place on the Dean’s honour list and is an invited member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
Jen’s passions are biomechanics of the lower limb (specifically foot and lower limb function) and therapies to relieve tissue stress (acute and chronic injuries) assisting clients to return to activity or remain active .