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Our Podiatrists

Ian North (Certified Sports/biomechanics Podiatrist)

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IAN completed a Bachelor of Science in Podiatry from Curtin University in 1995. He subsequently completed a post-graduate diploma in Podiatry (Curtin University) and a Masters of Medical Science (University of Western Australia) researching the effects of muscle stretching on joint mechanics. Ian has also completed requirements to be a Certified Sports/Biomechanics Podiatrists as examined by the APodA.
Whilst Ian has been practising privately since 1995 he has also held a variety of other positions. As  Senior Podiatrist for the Peel and Rockingham/Kwinana Health Service a large aspect of his case load focused on diabetic foot disease. Working as Senior Podiatrist at the Rockingham Early Intervention Centre he dealt exclusively with paediatric foot pathology.
Ian’s expertise in sports medicine was developed as the team consultant podiatrist for the Fremantle Dockers (AFL) football club for over ten years. During this time he has gained a wealth of invaluable experience in lower limb biomechanics and sports medicine and has worked collaboratively with sports medicine experts at the elite level.
Ian has lectured undergraduate podopaediatrics at Curtin University (2001-2004) and postgraduate physiotherapy students through The Centre of Musculoskeletal Studies (UWA) 2010-2016. He is currently an invited presenter to postgraduate Doctor of Podiatric Medicine students in sports podiatry (UWA). He has been an invited speaker for lectures and workshops for Sports Medicine Australia (WA) in foot and lower limb conditions and has presented at State and National podiatry conferences.

Ian has authored and co-authored peer reviewed international journal publications in the field of foot stress fractures, running economy and arch mechanics during running.
Ian holds memberships with the Australian Podiatry Association, Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Australia along with International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics.
Ian is a keen recreational runner himself who participates in anything from 5km Park Run, road marathons to 100 mile trail ultramarathons.

Ian provides podiatry services for you on a Wednesday and Friday.

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Joanne Telford

JOANNE graduated graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Australia in 2009.

She has worked in a variety of settings including Community Health, home visiting services and private practice. Through these varied experiences she has extended her knowledge to offer acupuncture and dry needling as an adjunct to her treatment.

Joanne enjoys working with clients of all ages and walks of life with a depth of experience relating to both geriatric and diabetic footcare. She has a strong focus on preventative measures.

Her professional yet gentle treatment style makes her very popular with her regular patients.

Joanne provides podiatry services for you on Monday and Thursday mornings.

Jason Lim

JASON's passion for podiatry stems from the satisfaction of helping patients achieve a fulfilling pain free life. All patients of Jason can expect a high level of client satisfaction, with compassionate and thorough consults.

Since completing a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at the University of Western Australia, Jason has worked in metropolitan Perth, remote Kalgoorlie and regional Bunbury. This has provided him experience in all areas of podiatry, including chronic disease management, paediatric podiatry and sports podiatry. Jason currently provides clinical supervision to Podiatry students at the University of Western Australia.

Jason is a passionate podiatry nerd, with special interests in complex biomechanical care, heel pain, running injuries and performance optimisation. He has worked closely with orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons, providing experience in surgical triage, and post-operative rehabilitation.

Jason has also provided injury screening and rehabilitation to the Southwest Academy of Sports (Bunbury), and members of the Australian Defence Force.

Outside of the clinic, Jason is a lover of corgis, an avid runner and an infantry soldier in the Australian Army Reserves. He also provides mentoring to podiatry students, and is an active board member of the Australian Podiatry Association.

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Jason provides podiatry services for you on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Saturday mornings.

Joseph Dong

JOSEPH has worked in both private practice and aged care settings since he graduated from his Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from the University of Western Australia in 2012.
His experience and personality allow him to competently and comfortably provide top quality care to patients of all ages and backgrounds. 
Joseph is highly regarded by all of his clients. They value his thorough and gentle foot care and appreciate his genuine demeaner. All of this enables him to provide a holistic, patient-focused level of care. 
His passion for his profession and participation in continuing professional development activities allows him to provide optimal results for his clients.

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Joseph provides podiatry services for you on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Taniya Chopra

TANIYA completed her undergraduate Podiatry degree at LaTrobe University in Melbourne.

She has since worked in a variety of settings including private practice and medical centres, and is a clinical supervisor for the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine students at the University of Western Australia.
Taniya enjoys all aspects of Podiatry with special interests in musculoskeletal conditions of the feet and lower limb, conservative and surgical management of ingrown toenails and preventative diabetic foot care. Taniya is currently working towards specialisation in the field of Podiatry and is enrolled in the Doctor of Podiatric Surgery course at the University of Western Australia.
Taniya recently moved to Perth for a change of scenery and to get away from the cooler Melbourne weather. Outside of work she likes spending time in nature and is enjoying exploring our vast Western Australian state.
She looks forward to assisting you in addressing your foot related concerns.

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Taniya provides podiatry services for you on Mondays.

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