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Footpain - "corrective podiatry", "relive pain naturally" etc....are these people legitimate?

I went in search of a podiatrist after suffering pain in one foot for an extended period. I booked into the first place i found in the local directory. I arrived to find myself in a natural corrective podiatry centre as opposed to the "run of the mill" podiatrist i was expecting.
After three visits i have been given "the plan" which involves me visiting very regularly (initially 4 times a week) for at least 6 months. Obviously the costs for such a plan are very high and if i pay up-front, i can save a fair chunk (although the cost is still close to $1500 AUD). I don't have lots of money to flash around, so before i head down this path, i thought i would look for some advice from other experts or people who have been through this treatment.

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You see a lot of claims like this. I have seen no evidence that it helps. Foot manipulation is a useful modality when used in conjunction with other treatments. I would not want to call it "corrective podiatry", as the vast majority of the podiatry profession probably would want to distance themselves from it.

You may want to follow these discussions on a Podiatry website:
Foot Manipulation
Foot Manipulation


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