The Practitioners

Dr Abbie Najjarine

Podiatric Biomechanical Practitioner

B.sc Pod (QMU) UK, Dip Hlth Sc Pod (NSW) Dip Sport Inj (ACNT), Dip Rem M(ACNT), SMA, APodA , AAPSM Author of The Orthotic Revolution

Dr Abdul (Abbie) Najjarine is an internationally renowned podiatric biomechanical practitioner and lectures in his unique easy to understand Najjarine Biomechanical Assessment (NBA) technique. Dr Najjarine is based in Sydney, Australia, where he has 30 years of clinical practice experience, treating patients with lower limb biomechanical dysfunction.

In addition to providing clinical treatment, Dr Najjarine lectures extensively throughout Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, educating a wide range of medical professionals in lower limb biomechanical assessment and treatment techniques, joint mobilisation, prolotherapy, neural therapy, dry needling, strapping and physical therapy treatments.

He is co-founder and inventor of the patented ICB “Dual Density Orthotic” and invented the patented Footronics Football “Kick Trainer”. Dr Najjarine is the owner and Director of Dr. Abbie Clinics; Director of AOL Footcare Centre since 1993; Director and Founder of the International College of Biomechanics 1996-2019; Director of ICB medical 2000-2019; Director of ICB Gait and Posture Clinics 2003-2019; and board member of the Australian Podiatry Association (NSW&ACT) 2010-13.

Dr Najjaine has been in private practice since 1990 giving him extensive experience in the prescription and application of orthotic therapy, treating over 200,000 patients.

Dr Najjarine practices at Kirrawee on Monday and Tuesday from 12-5pm, Wednesday from 7.30am-12pm and Fridays 9.30am-12.30pm; at Sydney City on Thursday from 10.30am-5pm; and at Hornsby on Saturday 8am-3.30pm. Also every four weeks on a Friday he practices at Glenhaven; every six weeks on a Thursday at Narrabri; and every six to eight weeeks on a Wednesday at Charlestown.

Dr Hussein Lami

Podiatric Biomechanical Practitioner

MA Podiatric Medicine/B. Health Science WSU

Dr Hussein Lami (podiatrist) successfully graduated from Western Sydney University, with a bachelor’s degree of Health Sciences and a master’s degree in Podiatric Medicine.

His passion for podiatry continues, especially in the lower limb biomechanics. Here he aspires to be of great influence in the field by growing and further developing his clinical skills and knowledge.

Dr Lami believes his patients come first. He became a podiatrist to better and enrich the care and treatment of biomechanical issues of the body, ensuring and achieving the best results possible.

Dr Lami has always had a great desire to learn all aspects of podiatry, to further understand and develop the field, and ensuring his knowledge and techniques are always up to date, giving his patients the best care possible. He has certified training in lower limb biomechanics, postural analysis, focusing on foot mobilisations, shockwave therapy, dry needling, orthotic fabrication and injection therapy.

Dr Lami practices at Kirrawee from 9am-5pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and  at Glenhaven on Saturday, 8am-12pm.

Dr Jackson Tisdell

Podiatric Biomechanical Practitioner

B. Podiatry, Member: SMA and ASCA. SMA Level 2 Sports Trainer, ATFCA Level 1 Athletics Coach, ASCA Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Coach

Dr Jackson Tisdell (podiatrist) graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2017. He has worked exclusively in the field of musculoskeletal and sports podiatry ever since. As a junior athlete he succumbed to numerous lower limb injuries, and uses his personal experiences to fuel his passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Jackson extends his scope of practice outside of the clinic as a coach for ASSA – The Academy of Sport Speed Australia – teaching perfect running mechanics, core strength, mobility and flexibility to junior athletes across the Newcastle/NSW Mid North Coast region. He has also had experience as a level 2 sports trainer for Sports Medicine Australia. An ASCA – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association – level 1 coach.

Jackson is an advocate for a pro-active approach to injury, and also aims to bridge the gap between the clinical setting and the return to sport that currently exists in Australia.

Jackson enjoys seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds and believes that a thorough biomechanical assessment and individually tailored rehab program is the key. He is also passionate about raising awareness and the standard of podiatrists as the lower limb specialists, regularly taking on podiatry students and presenting at events/seminars, as well as being active on various social media platforms.

Jackson is a Dr. Abbie Clinics practitioner in Forster/Tuncurry working out of Foster Health Solutions under the banner of Forster Tuncurry Sports Podiatry. He practices here only.

Dr Nick Lowe

Podiatric Biomechanical Practitioner

B. Podiatry (University of Newcastle)
Member: APodA

Dr Nicholas Lowe (podiatrist) is qualified from the University of Newcastle Bachelor of Podiatry with further training and certification in lower limb biomechanics and postural analysis with focus in foot mobilisations, dry needling, shockwave therapy, orthotic fabrication and injection therapies.

With experience as a ‘Fit Technician’ at The Athletes Foot and qualifications in Personal Training and Effective Movement Training (EMT) there is a well-rounded approach to lower limb biomechanics, footwear prescription and exercise modalities.

Nick practices at Kirrawee from 9am-5pm on Monday and Tuesday, and at Hornsby on Wednesday from 4pm-8pm.

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Opening Hours

    • Monday
    • 9.00am – 5.00pm
    • Tuesday
    • 9.00am – 5.00pm
    • Wednesday
    • 7.30am – 4.00pm
    • Thursday
    • 9.00am – 5.00pm
    • Friday
    • 9.00am – 5.00pm
    • Saturday
    • Closed
    • Sunday
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