Foot + Leg Pain Clinics are Victoria's largest specialised podiatry practice and one of the most experienced offering proven and effective medical treatment for people of all ages.
Foot + Leg Pain Clinics were founded by Paul Dowie, one of Australia's foremost SportsPodiatrists who has vast clinical experience in sports medicine, both treating elite and recreational athletes,and teaching all facets of Podiatry from Sports Medicine to Aged Care.
Paul has gained invaluable professional podiatric experience all around the world over the past 14 years. He has been the chosen Podiatrist for many professional athletes including 7 of the Worlds #1 Tennis Players, many of the Worlds best Golfers, Olympians and players from the Australian cricket team.
The start of 2010 lead to the expansion of the Foot & Leg Pain Clinics with the addition of Christina Pulvirenti to their Sports Podiatry team. Her academic excellence, passion and specialised Podiatric area of interest in sports medicine, lead her to being selected to be mentored by one of Australia's leading Sports Podiatrists and become team members and business owners within the Foot + Leg Pain Clinic family.
Christina is a keen sports person who has developed an interest in foot and leg biomechanics and sports injuries, and has a real passion for being able to assist people to keep mobile so they can keep active in their lives.
The Foot + Leg Pain Clinic's sports podiatrists are equipped with the most up-to-date sports medicine knowledge to provide effective and proven treatment solutions for their patients.
Common Conditions treated by a Sports Podiatrist:
Plantar fasciitis + Heel pain
Ankle injures + instability
Knee pain + weakness
Lower back pain
Sport + work injuries
Kids + teenagers growing pain
Basic nail surgery