Wenn Cheah

Wenn Cheah

Wenn Cheah - Podiatrist

Wenn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Podiatry from the University of South Australia in 2019. She graduated with University Merit Award and International Golden Key award. Wenn had completed her clinical work placements in both the private and public sectors across SA, NSW and Singapore. In SA, NSW and Singapore, Wenn gained working experience not only in sports, and aged care facilities but also in Aboriginal, rheumatology and pediatric clinics (children clinics), working alongside pediatric podiatrists. Wenn got the opportunity to promote Podiatry at School Career Expo and to present the clinical topics with several other peers at the SA Podiatry Conference.

Wenn previously worked at Western District Health Service Hospital (WDHS) in Victoria as part of a multidisciplinary team, dealing with high-risk feet such as amputated/ulcerated feet/feet prone to ulceration, diabetic and fractured feet,post-surgical rehabilitation of lower limb, predominantly post hip and knee replacement, as well as elderly with high fall risk. During her time in WDHS, Wenn has provided education sessions on wound management with aged care nurses and the role of podiatry with other health practitioners.

Since graduating, Wenn has completed and continued further training in dry-needling, joint mobilization, tool-assisted massage, high-risk mobility, exercise prescription, taping, total contact casting, compression bandaging, neurodynamics therapy, pain education, manufacturing and modifying both custom orthotic devices and off the shelves inserts.

Wenn continues to upskill herself by attending seminars on topics such as Management of Chronic wounds, cancer rehabilitation, venous leg ulceration, Diabetic foot disease, Innovations in Athletic footwear, running biomechanics and injured ankles. Wenn is also a member of The Australian Podiatry Association. Wenn is interested in various aspects of podiatry, particularly musculoskeletal conditions, diabetic foot management and ingrown toenails (conservative and surgical).

Wenn was born in Malaysia; she is able to speak English, Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese and Hokkien. She would munch on food, play badminton, go hiking, and attend gym sessions during her spare time. Wenn is passionate about getting people to be fitter with better feet.