IAN NORTH (Certified Sports/Biomechanics Podiatrist)
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, experience which enriches the treatment of his current clients. 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 over the ten years he worked as the team consultant podiatrist for the Fremantle Dockers (AFL) football club. During this time he 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 also 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).
Ian 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.
He 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, Sport and Exercise Podiatry Australia 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 currently provides podiatry services for you on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
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.
He competently and comfortably provides top quality care to patients of all ages and backgrounds.
Joseph is well regarded by his clients as he is thorough, gentle and genuine in his endeavour to build relationships. 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.
Joseph provided podiatry services for you on Saturdays.