Nicki Quigley - Podiatrist

Nicki Quigley has been practising as a Podiatrist since 2002.  She has a specialist interest in the assessment, diagnosis and management of lower limb and foot injuries.  Nicki has worked at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre since 2003, and has been the Podiatrist for the Hawthorn Football Club since 2005.  She has a background in biomechanics and exercise physiology, and has worked for a running footwear company in the past. 

With her diverse knowledge of all sports, Nicki has treated Olympic track and field Athletes, international soccer players, AFL footballers from numerous clubs, national tennis players, national netballers, Victorian cricket players and NRL players.

Nicki is a Bayside resident, and outside Podiatry she enjoys time with her husband and two young children, running and going to the beach.


  • Bachelor of Podiatry

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement)

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Alysha Ferwerda - Podiatrist

After graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters in Podiatric practice in 2014, Alysha has worked in a wide variety of clinical and non clinical settings.  She has extensive experience working in private practice and the public sector, treating a range of clients, from children to elderly, and elite to recreational athletes.

In 2017 Alysha spent five months working as a Podiatrist in Niseko, Japan, fitting and customising ski and snowboard boots, troubleshooting fit problems and manufacturing custom foot-beds to enhance performance and fit.  This allowed her to perfect her insole manufacturing and adjusting skills to apply to the clinical Podiatry setting.

Alysha also works with the footwear company Bared part time, specialising in fitting and adjusting dress and casual footwear.

When she’s not busy at work, you can find Alysha teaching pilates, enjoying a gym workout or relaxing at a café over a long brunch.


  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

  • Masters in Podiatric Practice


Dr Tim Barbour – Sport and Exercise Physician

Tim has been a Fellow of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians since 2003 after completing the ACSEP training program. Prior to that he achieved Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and also completed a Masters Degree (by Research) with the University of Melbourne in the field of exercise induced lower leg pain.

Tim has consulted at Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre for the last 20 years and through that time has worked with Richmond Football Club, the Australian U20 and Senior Track + Field Teams and since 2008 has been Medical Officer to St Kilda Football Club.

Along with his wife and two children Tim has lived in Bayside for many years and is delighted to commence consulting at Bayside Sports Podiatry from early July to assist recreational athletes achieve their health and fitness goals. He will continue to consult at OPSMC at other times.

As ACSEP is a specialist college a referral is required from your General Practitioner in order to see Tim for a consultation.


  • 2006 Master of Sports Medicine (Research), University of Melbourne

  • 2004 Fellow of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (FACSEP)

  • 1998 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP – Inactive)

  • 1991 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Team Involvement

  • Medical Officer – St Kilda Football Club (2008-Present)

  • Medical Officer – Athletics Australia (2003-2008)

  • Team Doctor – Australian Olympic Athletics Team (Athens 2004 & Beijing 2008)

  • Team Doctor – Australian Commonwealth Games Athletics Team (Melbourne 2006)

  • Team Doctor – Australian World Championship Athletics Team (Paris 2003 & Osaka 2007)

  • Medical Officer – Richmond Football Club (1997-2002)

  • Medical Officer – Australian Under 20 Track and Field Team (1998–2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Sports Medicine Australia

  • AFL Doctors’ Association (Executive)