Nicholas Howell

Senior Podiatrist

Nicholas has been practicing podiatry since graduating with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2013. Nicholas values health science and medicine, and decided to pursue a career in podiatry after receiving podiatric care as a child. Nicholas has worked both locally in Maitland and in the NHS in London, England. Nicholas brings an extensive approach to client care, using a variety of assessments and diagnostic imaging to ensure all clients are provided with the best treatment. Nicholas has a passion for treatment of the various lower limb complaints, and is especially passionate about functional footwear and musculoskeletal care. Nicholas has clinical experience in all facets of podiatry practice; from footwear prescription to nail surgical procedures, orthotic prescription and musculoskeletal strength and conditioning. Nick enjoys spending time with family & friends, enjoys a good book and learning new things.

Alexandra Knight


Alex graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2020. Alex has a keen interest in sports science and biomechanical related pathology and treatment and is currently undergoing the process of completing her dry needling certification which will be applied to her practice here at Pivot Podiatry. Alex enjoys the variety of treatment options that Podiatry has to offer such as nail surgery, musculoskeletal related injuries and wound management.
Alex`s interest in Podiatry began whilst working at The Athlete`s Foot upon completing high school in Wagga Wagga where she developed an interest in footwear and orthotics intervention, leading to further enquiry into the Podiatric field. 
Alex enjoys keeping active and spending time outdoors with family and friends and is eager to continue developing her knowledge and skills in all aspects of Podiatric care. 

Laura Howell

Practice Manager

After leaving her role as a Second Assistant Manager at McDonalds, Laura has worked in Reception and Administration since 2013. Throughout her time Laura has gained experience in a variety of industries including adventuring to London to work for Construction and Property Consultants. Laura enjoys managing a team of dedicated and efficient staff and is committed to providing a friendly and comfortable environment for all our patients while still ensuring the efficient running of our practice. In her down time, Laura enjoys cooking, spending time with family and having a hit at the golf course.

Sherrie Sharpe


Sherrie has over 30 years working in allied health roles, working for within Dental, Chiropractic and Podiatry within both the public health system as well as private practice. Being a people person, Sherrie enjoys the interaction with patients and contributing to their overall well-being. Outside the office Sherrie enjoys spending time with family and friends, being a Nanna and travelling.