Mr Muhammad (Mo) Maarj
BPod MAPodA PhD Candidate
· Member of the Australian Podiatry Association
· Member of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
· Member of Sports Medicine Australia
· Member of the Australian Paediatric Podiatry group
· Member of the Ehlers-Danlos Society International Consortium
· Previous Official Consultant Podiatrist for the Manly Sea Eagles
Mo completed his training through Charles Sturt University Podiatric medicine program. His training involved international placements in Singapore and London.
Mo joined the practice after being recruited by Ray Harding (Now retired), one of the most respected podiatrists in the country and the past president of the Australian Podiatric Association (NSW). Mo holds special interests in sports podiatry, foot and ankle orthosis, and paediatrics.
Mo enjoys working inter-professionally with his colleagues in the Narrabeen Sports Medicine Centre to ensure the utmost care is provided to patients at all times. While working, Mo has embarked on a PhD candidature through Newcastle University focusing on children with hypermobility. He is collaborating with national and international specialists on the topic. Mo also worked closely with the Manly Sea Eagles as their consultant Podiatrist, screening and prescribing custom made orthotics. Mo has been on the frontline of prescribing foot and ankle orthotics such as the Riche Brace in aiding some patients who would have had to have surgical intervention.
Mo lectures to medical and podiatry students about sports podiatry. His talks were at the 2018 Ehlers-Danlos Society Learning Conference Australia, at the Sports and Exercise Medicine Students’ Association (SEMSA) and recently at the 2021 Australian Paediatric Podiatry symposium where he presented on the impact of joint hypermobility syndrome on patients lower limb. Mo also hosts students from Western Sydney University, Charles Sturt University, and Newcastle University for placement throughout the year. Mo is a keen traveller, having visited over 15 countries.
Mo enjoys playing football with the Wakehurst Tigers and once upon a time was able to run 100meters in 11.41 seconds.