Mr Muhammad (Mo) Maarj
– Member of the Australian Podiatry Association
– Member of the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
– Member of Sports Medicine Australia
– Member of the Ehlers-Danlos Society International Consortium
– Official Consultant Podiatrist for the Manly Sea Eagles
Mo completed his training through Charles Sturt University. In his final year, he undertook international placements in Singapore and London where he was mentored by experienced podiatrists, sports physicians, and orthopaedic surgeons.
Mo joined the practice after being recruited by Ray Harding, 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 research through Newcastle University focusing on children with hypermobility. He is collaborating with national and international specialists on the topic. Mo also works 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 latest talks were at the 2018 Ehlers-Danlos Society Learning Conference Australia and at the Sports and Exercise Medicine Students’ Association (SEMSA). 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. He also enjoys playing soccer and is a big fan of Sydney FC. Mo plays football with the Wakehurst Tigers and enjoys running recreationally.