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Ironically for podiatrists John and
Claude, both suffered from painful feet
and legs. Initially, they used the
standard skills they were trained with
and fitted themselves with foot orthotics.
In time, however, the orthotics simply
made the muscles in their feet lazy and
the relief slowly faded away, just as many
of their patients found. Surely, they
thought, there had to be an alternative to
the orthotics, drugs and painful surgery.

Podiatry Melbourne

Natural Corrective Podiatry uses natural techniques such as foot mobilisation, corrective exercises, and gait/posture retraining to solve foot and leg pain. Experience the benefits of solving the cause of your foot and leg pain without the use of cumbersome foot orthotics, painful surgery or medication. There are alternatives to using orthotics and by correcting the cause of your foot condition early we can prevent further damage to your feet and legs. Foot Posture Centre is offering the best Podiatry, Melbourne has to offer with Expert Melbourne Podiatrists that not only want to restore your quality of life but also make it the most natural way possible. Read more…

Melbourne is consistently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities, and one of the contributing factors to its reputation is the abundance of open spaces, including parks, gardens, beaches, and more. So if you’re suffering from foot pain, you won’t be able to enjoy any of those things, or at least not without inflicting a great deal of pain upon yourself.

So the first thing you should do if you are missing out on the best attractions of this great city is to seek a Melbourne podiatrist who can treat your foot pain naturally – no orthotics, no surgery and no medication. Now you may think this is a simple matter finding a Melbourne podiatrist who has a natural alternative solution to foot pain, so the question is which Melbourne podiatry centres will you choose?

In fact, a typical foot clinic in Melbourne will treat just the symptoms that you are suffering from. This isn’t necessarily bad because it does the job of reducing pain, but the problem is that this approach doesn’t really address the underlying cause of the condition.

In consequence, because the basic cause of the painful condition is not corrected, there’s still potential for it to get worse, or at least that the patient will have to continue wearing special foot orthotic products forever. There has to be a better way and a more natural approach…..and there is.

Melbourne Podiatrists

Claude Tobgui and John Sfinas are two progressive and innovative Melbourne podiatrists who use foot mobilisation, leg mobilisation and corrective exercises to straighten and strengthen feet naturally. After a comprehensive initial consultation, the Melbourne podiatrists will determine if this All Natural SystemTM can fix your symptoms and correct your poor foot posture with no orthotics, no surgery and no medication.

The most important thing about this therapy is that it doesn’t just provide a superficial treatment of the pain symptoms, but actually corrects the underlying structural problems that are causing the pain to exist.

By taking this approach, their method ensures that not only is the pain eliminated, but more importantly it will be a lot less likely to come back. In the vast majority of cases, the effectiveness of the treatment will be permanent.

That doesn’t necessarily mean you’d never get sore feet, but in the future, any soreness would not because there’s something wrong with you structurally.  You would have also been educated in the process to ensure that you are empowered to manage your condition if symptoms happen to arise. Soreness would generally then be as a result of thing like physical injury (ankle sprain), exercising too much too soon, inappropriate footwear etc

How does it work?

Just like the wheels on your car. If your wheel alignment is out and you keep driving it things start to wear out. First, your tyres wear unevenly, then your brake pads etc. Eventually costing you more money on your service and maintenance.

Our feet are our body’s foundation and a quarter of our bodies bones are on our feet. If these bones are misaligned stress will be placed on these joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles. This will eventually result in PAIN. Your joints may start to jam up which can result in things like osteoarthritis. Tendons may also be over stressed causing tendonitis.

Once the joint misalignment is identified, joint mobilisation and corrective exercises may be applied to reduced the misalignment and relieve the pain.

Foot Posture Centre Best Podiatrist in Melbourne using Foot Mobilisation

Gradually people have started to become more aware that there is an alternative foot treatment solution that is wholesome, natural and non-invasive. These remedies have been effective in producing long lasting results than “quick fix” methods that require no orthotics, no surgery and no medication.

Foot Posture’s Centre All Natural SystemTM meets every one of these criteria, so you can be sure that if you seek treatment at one of their Melbourne Foot Posture centres, you will be in safe hands.

The foot posture remedy is a safe, natural, and an effective way to eliminate foot and leg pain that is caused by poor foot posture.

For such problems that are suited to treatment with foot posture therapy (which is determined by thorough examination and evaluation), the patient is treated with foot mobilisation and special exercises designed to correct structural and postural faults. This could help you avoid the need for surgery, expensive foot orthotics, and long-term dependency on drugs that may potentially have harmful side effects.

Effective Podiatry Treatments in Melbourne

As exciting as this discovery is, there will still be some conditions that need more conventional treatment, or perhaps a combination of both approaches. An example would be a severe case of hammer toe, which would normally require podiatric surgery to correct.

We want to explore alternatives to surgery whenever possible because surgery to the foot is never a pleasant prospect, often takes quite a long time to heal, and requires the patient to be especially careful about keeping the foot surgically clean until the surgical wound has fully healed. However, If you have reached the point where you have tried all the conventional approaches and are now considering foot surgery then it would be wise to have a podiatry consultation with one of our Melbourne podiatrists at the Foot Posture Centre. They will determine the CAUSE of your foot pathology and work on a way to correct it naturally before you have foot surgery. This will help prevent the same condition from reoccurring in the future.

Some patients also will still need to use orthotics, but even they may benefit to some extent from the foot posture exercises, foot mobilisation, ankle mobilisation and knee and hip mobilisation. These are important in order to keep the joints functioning in their best possible position and keep the muscles as strong as possible. This will prevent the feet from becoming weak.  Naturally, every patient is a unique individual with their own story, and there is no one size fits all solution to these sorts of conditions.

With two convenient locations in Melbourne, one at Ivanhoe and the other at Forest Hill, it couldn’t be easier to get started on the path to better health for your feet. All you have to do is make a call to 9877 0056 (Forest Hill) or 9499 2006 (Ivanhoe) to schedule an appointment, or simply drop into your closest Foot Posture Centre and have a chat with their friendly staff.

The Forest Hill location, which is managed by John Sfinas, can be found at 99 Mahoney’s Road. Claude Tobgui’s centre at Ivanhoe is situated at 217 Upper Heidelberg Road. We look forward to helping you to achieve a happier, healthier and better quality of life with no orthotics, no foot surgery and no medication for foot and leg pain.

Come to one of next FREE information evenings on the “Natural Solutions for Sore feet!” or “Are Your Feet Fit?” and see for yourself if this treatment method is right for you. Call our centre today and book yourself in for the next workshop. Call 9877 0056 (Forest Hill) or 9499 2006 (Ivanhoe) to register.

Foot Posture Clinic has Podiatrist in Eastern Suburbs and also Podiatrists in Northern Suburbs which makes it easier and more accessible for anyone that wants to get effective podiatry treatment anywhere in Melbourne.
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John Sfinas
99 Mahoneys Road,
Forest Hill Victoria, 3131
Telephone 03 9877 0056


Claude Tobgui
217 Upper Heidelberg Road,
Ivanhoe Victoria, 3079
Telephone 03 9499 2006


Call 03 9877 0056

Call 03 9499 2006


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