Experienced podiatrist for infants, toddlers, children and adolescents.
Infant Foot Conditions
Including positional talipes, metatarsus adductus, infant rashes and skin/nail disorders, overlapping toes and more.
Gait and Movement Disorders
Common in young children – including gross motor skill acquisition, clumsiness, intoeing, outtoeing, limping and toe walking.
Working with your team of health professionals and specialists for children with disabilities such as autism, syndromes, cerebral palsy.
About 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 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.