Our centres provide the full scope of clinical podiatry including comprehensive foot assessments, various treatments and surgery.
Whatever your age, foot pain can drastically affect your quality of life. At My FootDr South Hobart — Ispahan (formerly Ispahan Podiatry and Footwear), we understand how important it is to keep you on your feet whether you’re a seasoned sports person, or just need to get from A to B.
We specialise in treating overuse injuries, sports injuries and biomechanical alignment problems that may also cause pain up the chain at the shin, knee, hip and back. We can also help treat common foot conditions from corns, calluses, ingrown toenails and skin conditions, to plantar fasciitis, bunions, tendonitis diabetic foot conditions and other lower limb pathologies
Our team of Podiatrists may prescribe orthotic therapy to correct alignment. Orthotics are custom-designed and fabricated in our on-site orthotic laboratory to suit your individual needs. We also use digital video gait analysis to aid in diagnosing the biomechanical causes of painful foot conditions.
About My FootDr Ispahan Podiatry Centre
Ispahan Podiatry was established by well-known Hobart Podiatrist Clive Browne in 1994. The practice takes its name from the building Ispahan, built in the 1930’s by Iranian doctor Tom Gaha.
Principal Podiatrist Chris Angel has been a practitioner at Ispahan since moving to Hobart in 2001. When former owner Clive retired in 2007, Chris took over the practice and continues to strive for excellence.
In 2017, Ispahan Podiatry entered a new era to become My FootDr Ispahan. In addition to full podiatry services, patients and customers now have access to our great comfort fashion and orthotic-friendly footwear range, conveniently situated at our practice.
Our friendly staff are trained to help you find the right shoes for your needs and ensure the correct fit.
Footwear Brands Available
Happy Socks started in the spring of 2008. Two friends had a vision: to spread happiness by turning an everyday essential into a colourful design piece with a rigid standard of ultimate quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Simply put: there's a pair of high-quality socks and underwear for every occasion, mindset and style.
Revere footwear provides all day comfort, functionality and support by enhancing foot health for those experiencing heel pain, tired aching feet, sore knees and lower back pain. Designed in collaboration with leading footwear experts to provide maximum adjustability to support many foot types.
Approximately 200,000 Australians are hospitalised every year as a result of having a fall. Bone fractures are the most common type of injury resulting from a fall. While falls are most common in those aged over 65, young males aged 5-24 years are also particularly prone to falls.
Regardless of your age, activity levels or health status, helping prevent falls is an important part of what we do here at My FootDr.
Do you have swollen feet or ankles after you’ve been sitting, standing or walking in a hot environment? You’re not alone. Medically known as heat oedema, this uncomfortable swelling generally occurs because the heat from your environment causes your blood vessels to naturally expand (dilate). As they do, fluid can leak into the surrounding tissues. Pair this with gravity encouraging the passage of larger volumes of fluid down into the legs, and you’ve got swollen feet, ankles and even legs.
As with anything, there are a number of extra risk factors that can make you more vulnerable to this swelling, so today, the podiatrists at My FootDr have shared what these are, what you can do to help prevent the swelling before it starts, and how to best manage the swelling if it’s already here.
Dark spots on the toes and feet are both a cause of concern for many patients we see and treat here at My FootDr. From wondering if they’re a sign of something serious, to being aesthetically displeasing, patients often ask us how they can get rid of the discolouration, fast.
To help, our podiatry team has shared the common causes of dark marks we see on the feet and toenails, what they mean, and what can be done to remove them.