Meet the team
Welcome to Podiatry First Sports.
Adelaide’s most progressive podiatry practice
Foot and ankle solutions for active lifestyles.
Podiatry First Sports is Adelaide’s most progressive Podiatry Practice with a particular interest in athletic footwear.
We focus on treating injuries of the foot and leg sustained through exercise or just day to day life. Our Podiatrist, Adam Wiles has a keen interest in Sports Podiatry and over 14 years experience treating a range of sports related injuries.
Our CBD Clinic is located within the award winning Globe Medical, allowing us to work together to help you overcome injury and improve your performance.
Call us to book an assessment and let us get you pain free again.
BPOD, BHEALTHSC – DIRECTOR
Member: International society of biomechanics, Footwear biomechanics group, Member Sports Medicine Australia.
Adam Wiles completed his Bachelor of Podiatry at the University of South Australia in 2004 following a Bachelor of Health Sciences, Adelaide University in 2000. He has represented his state in both Australian Rules Football and Cricket, leading to a keen interest in Sports Podiatry.
Adam gained extensive experience working in Hobart and then at Podiatry First in Sydney. During his time in Sydney, Adam worked with a prominent local athletics club treating a range of athletes from weekend warriors through to semi professional athletes.
In 2007, Adam returned to Adelaide to set up Podiatry First Sports, which opened in November 2007. He has also spent extensive time working on the Joggers World floor giving him a second to none understanding of current athletic footwear.
NARELLE HODGSON BARTS
Narelle joined us in 2009 as a part time receptionist. Narelle’s interest in footwear began when she started working at Bailetti Sports in 1998. During her time at Bailetti’s she gained considerable experience as the footwear buyer whilst also employed as the Store Manager for several years. Her background in playing many varied sports, including Basketball, Netball & Tennis, and her keen interest in sporting footwear & the biomechanics of the foot has made the transition into Podiatry First Sports an easy one. Narelle is married to Paul with 3 young daughters.
Dani is one of our 2 practice receptionists and has been part of the Podiatry First Sports team since mid 2010. Dani has always worked in customer service and administration positions and enjoys meeting and talking to people. Dani enjoys team sports and regularly plays mixed and women’s netball. She has a Bachelor of Cultural Tourism and is married with 2 young children.
Sarah started working for Podiatry First Sports in 2015 and is studying a Bachelor of Business (Human Recourse Management) at UniSA starting in 2016. Sarah has always had a passion for sport, having played netball since Under 8’s, along with school sports such as basketball and volleyball. She also been an employee of Joggers World since 2014, keeping updated on the latest footwear.