A “farewell (for now) Australia!” message from Dr. Kristina Petrocco-Napuli, expert on women’s wellness and Chiropractic care–not to mention a Foot Levelers’ Speaker Extraordinaire! Dr. Kris has been traveling through Oz with our Country Manager for Australia, Angelica Gaunt, speaking to Chiropractors on women’s health, treating the female athlete, and caring for the pediatric foot, among other exciting Chiropractic topics. Did you know? Foot Levelers has a Team Australia, based just outside of Sydney. “Oz” is just one of the more than 70 countries we serve!
Meanwhile back at the ranch in Roanoke, Virginia, Foot Levelers’ hometown….
We welcomed two very special guests yesterday, Catherine and Elizabeth from Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge chapter. Elizabeth spoke to our employees about breast care and early warning signs of breast cancer, while Catherine was busy signing up employees for the Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge Race for the Cure on April 29th (a week after the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon).
Susan G. Komen’s mission is to “save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.” They do incredible, life-saving work raising awareness and if — when — a cure is developed, it will be thanks in part to the millions that Komen invests in research. Now that’s a mission we can get behind.
More from Foot Levelers’ speaker Dr. Kris who’s traveling Down Under on our behalf speaking on women’s wellness and Chiropractic…
Adelaide is known for its many churches, small pubs, fine wines and the arts. There are churches on many corners of the streets. In the location we were there were also many beautiful parks that were filled with the most gorgeous flowers.
When we arrived to Adelaide Dr. Krishna Keswani was ready to meet with us right away and had a great opportunity to discuss the Chiropractic profession and his use of Foot Levelers in his practice over lunch at one of his frequented restaurants located near the Adelaide Central Market. It was my first experience having Yum Cha and Dr. Keswani made sure it was an experience to never forget.
8,157 miles as the crow flies from Melbourne, other members of the Team Foot Levelers are getting ready for Parker Vegas, Chiropractic’s biggest annual event featuring hundreds of exhibitors, dozens of presentations, and thousands of attendees from all over the world.
Check out some shots of the team getting ready for opening day. And if you’re in Vegas, be sure to drop by the Paris Hotel to see us in action!
More from Dr. Kris on the road in Australia…
Welcome to Melbourne! Angelica and I made it to Melbourne and our presentation location for the evening. This is presentation day 3! So far I’ve been holding up well on the time change; the transition day early on seemed to be very helpful. I also believe that the Australian coffee might be having some impact… I have become a bit addicted… This is definitely going to be missed when I return home.
Tonight was a great crowd of doctors that were incredibly excited to learn and participate in the presentation. In the audience there were faculty members from the local Chiropractic institution and we were able to have a nice academic discussion about Chiropractic technique and how it is taught at our respective colleges. In addition, we had very nice conversations related to practice in Australia.
More from Dr. Kris Down Under!
It is my second speaking event of the Australian tour and tonight we were at the Atlantis Restaurant located in New Ryde. It was a great evening with more than 20 doctors in attendance to learn about women’s wellness. Some of the docs were those that I met at the CCA event the day before. It was an excellent chance for us to discuss more the popular women’s health topics in greater detail and focus on some of the biomechanical factors of pain.
Prior to my lecture I was beginning to feel as though I really needed to be adjusted as the travel impacts were starting to kick in, and across the street from where we were located there just happened to be a Chiropractic office with an open time slot! Dr. Top Kim from Riverside Chiropractic took excellent care of me and sent me well on my way before my lecture! I had a nice conversation with Dr. Kim about his love for the Chiropractic profession and different treatments he uses in his office. A huge thank you to both Dr. Kim and Dr. Fiona Plant!
Here’s more from our awesome Dr. Kristina Petrocco-Napuli (“Dr. Kris”) who’s traveling through Australia lecturing on Chiropractic’s important role in women’s wellness. We’re honored to have such a wonderful doctor and educator on our team!
FICS and Sports Chiropractic Australia
One word to describe this group….AMAZING! It was so wonderful to meet a group of Chiropractors on the same mission of patient centered care and leading the way in the profession. At this conference I met a variety of practitioners from around Australia as well as students from Macquarie University, Murdoch University and New Zealand College of Chiropractic.
WE’RE VEGAS-BOUND, BABY! WITH A NEW KIOSK, NEW PRODUCTS, AND A NEW MASCOT – IT’S FOOT LEVELERS’ BIGGEST, BOLDEST PARKER EXPERIENCE YET!
Foot Levelers turns 65-years-young this year, and fueled by the birthday spirit the team is headed to Parker Experience Las Vegas, one of Chiropractic’s largest annual events February 23-25 in the stunning Paris Hotel!
This year, attendees will get to handle a number of exciting new products fresh from the Foot Levelers’ R&D and testing labs. Here’s what to expect should you find yourself in Vegas this weekend and wander over for a visit…
Tick-tock! Time’s running out to enter February’s Where Have Your Orthotics Taken You (WHYOTY) Patient Sweepstakes!
Just submit your photos or videos to our Facebook page for a chance one of two fabulous February prizes:
Our brand NEW Vegas custom orthotic flip-flops, with over 220 brilliant rhinestones…
a pair of custom orthotic OluKai Shoethotics (women’s and men’s style available – check ’em out here)!
Simply post a picture of you with your orthotics to our Facebook page, and tell us what’s happening in the picture.
This is the first of a multi-part series from Dr. Kristina Petrocco-Napuli, Foot Levelers’ speaker Extraordinaire who’s currently traveling through Australia speaking to Chiropractors on women’s wellness among other great topics. Did you know? Foot Levelers has a Team Australia, based just outside of Sydney. “Oz” is just one of the over 70 countries whose patients we serve!
The road to Australia!
The past few months have been busy leading up to this amazing Chiropractic adventure… All of it feeling a bit surreal at the thought of heading to an entirely different continent!