We help people from all walks of life feel better from the feet up.
Podiatrist located in Malvern – Melbourne

Best Foot Forward Podiatry and Orthotics

Ensuring Health Well-Being
Forward Foot Clinic specializes in diagnosing and carefully treating various cases while making sure each patient is fully informed throughout the process. Serving the chadstone and malvern area, Forward Foot Clinic is known for delivering outstanding results while helping you minimize your personal investment and creating a suitable treatment plan for your needs.

Our Services

We are focused on treating every patient as an individual with unique needs . We care about you and what you are
missing out on because of your pain.

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common foot complaint and may involve injury to the bone, fat pad, ligaments, tendons or muscles. Heel pain usually results from excessive strain placed on the above structures.

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Calluses and Corns

Calluses and corns are thickened areas of skin due to increased localised pressure, friction or wearing ill-fitting shoes like slip-ons and ballet flats.

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Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Occur when an edge or both edges of the nail embed further into the skin. This may result in soreness, pain, swelling and in some cases infection.

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Plantar Warts - Foot warts

Warts are caused by human papilloma virus (HPV). Plantar warts grow on the sole of the feet and grow into your the skin.

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Orthotics is a term used to describe a modified shoes insole designed to treat various foot conditions by offloading pressure from painful areas of the foot,

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Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s foot)

Initial symptoms include intense itching follows by rash, burning sensation, and even blisters. On mild cases, often it can be mistaken as…

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Painful Bunions

A bunion is a bony prominence on the side of the foot. This prominence usually occurs just below the big toe near the joint.

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Achilles Pain

Achilles pain is a common foot ailment that can affect anyone, whether you’re a professional athlete or a daily commuter in Melbourne.

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Fungal Nail Treatment

Toenail Fungus is common and affects around 10% of adults. The medical term for nail fungus is onychomycosis. When fungus…

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Meet Our Doctor

If you’re looking for a podiatrist who is both competent and approachable,
The Podiatry Group of South Texas is the best place to start.

Dr. Ankush Madan

Growing up as an avid cricketer coupled with a love for latin dancing, and years of working in the medical field both in hospital and clinical setting allowed Ankush to witness and experience first hand importance of good overall health, and how feet care are often overlooked. This sparked a keen interest and determination which led Ankush to earning Distinction from La Trobe University specializing in Podiatry.

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Don’t believe me? People talk

Maria K
Maria K
Ankush is very comforting, knowledgeable and great with children. He speaks through everything he's going to do, and doesn't rush. I highly recommend him!
Emily Richardson
Emily Richardson
I have been coming to this Dr for the past 6 months and have been happy with the treatment of care I have received. Despite having to pay for the appointment due to not having insurance, it is absolutely worth it to feel well taken care of. I feel that all my questions are answered genuinely and honestly, and I am being treated fairly with the best of my health at the forefront of each appointment. Would definitely recommend as a Podiatrist for anyone looking for best possible outcome and care.
Pooja Bamba
Pooja Bamba
Dr. Madan provides excellent podiatry support. Highly recommended.
Philip Hoang
Philip Hoang
I’ve been seeing Ankush for treatment of corn on my feet and he has been amazing from in house treatment to preventative measures. He explains everything to the detail and makes sure we have a plan for profession.Highly recommended podiatrist
Mike Farah
Mike Farah
Dr Ankush is kind, caring and thorough. He gave good explanations and simple to follow preventative advice.
Yunxia Yang
Yunxia Yang
My son's foot nail got fungi infection. Dr Ankush Madan attended to the appointment with great intentions. He listened carefully and explained things very clearly with great details and knowledge. He was also very genuine and honest and provided us with lots of good advices. We wish we had met him earlier.
Ayoma Aperekka
Ayoma Aperekka
I have been taking my 3 year old son to see Podiatrist, Dr Ankush since June 2020 to treat his flat feet and toe walk. I found Ankush to be great with my little one and make it enjoyable for him. And I am really satisfied with his treatment plan and how he assesses my son's feet on regular basis. I will continue to attend the "Best Foot Forward Podiatry". Excellent, friendly service , convenient location and care giving treatments with long term results. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to anyone !!!!!
Shikha Kumar
Shikha Kumar
It was the 1st time me visiting podiatrist and can say it was surely worth it. Dr Ankush was extremely patient in listening and understanding to my problems. Best part of visit was he could explain me things in general language without using much of medical terminology. His thoroughness, detailed check up and treatment has resolved my foot issue to a large extent. I would definitely recommend him.
Dimi Papaconstantinou
Dimi Papaconstantinou
I don't just view Dr Ankush Madan as my podiatrist anymore but rather as a vital partner in my health.He is personable, considered, knowledgeable, honest and practical - a great asset to have on your side.I'm genuinely happy to recommend Ankush to anyone requiring his services. Book an appointment - your feet will thank you for it!
My husband and I have been going to Ankush since he started and we are very happy with his services. He is very professional and our feet have been feeling amazing and looking sensational since we’ve been going. Highly recommend this podiatrist.


Question we get asked

Do you treat children’s feet ?

Yes, we provide care for children, addressing issues like flat feet, gait abnormalities, and other pediatric foot conditions.

Do you offer Custom orthotics services?

Yes, our Podiatrist are trained to provide custom orthotic services to address issues such as arch support, alignment and foot function.

What can I expect during my first visit?

During the initial consultation, the podiatrist will conduct a thorough examination, discuss your medical history, and may perform diagnostic tests if needed. Based on the findings, a personalised treatment plan will be developed.

Do you need a referral?

A referral is not required to see a podiatrist. However, for any DVA and workers compensation claim a GP initiated referral is required.

What payment options do you accept?

I We Also, inquire about the cancellation policy.

Can podiatrists organise your X-Rays?

Yes, your podiatrist can refer you for X-Rays and Ultrasounds

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