Dr. Natasha Mikaelian
Natasha Mikaelian is the principal Podiatrist of Synergy Sports & Wellness Group. She has attained an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy from RMIT and a Bachelor of Podiatry from Latrobe University.
Although she enjoys practicing all aspects of Podiatry, her area of clinical interest is in wellness care. This involves early detection and management of complex foot conditions as well as sports injuries with the view to prevent conditions, assist recovery and thus preserve foot health, fitness and mobility.
Drawing on her Myotherapy skills, Natasha is able to provide a holistic approach to musculoskeletal care, providing a broader scope of assessment and understanding of biomechanics of the body as a whole.
Through continued education over a career spanning 20 years, she has attained a comprehensive skill set comprising of dry needling, trigger point therapy, rock taping, prolotherapy, laser treatment of fungal nails, prescription orthotics, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, gait retraining and specific brand and model recommendation of running, casual and medical shoes to facilitate the process of healing and wellness. From treating patients with Diabetes to professional athletes in NBL teams, Natasha is fascinated by the variations in clinical presentation and biomechanical anomalies of individuals.
In regards to community, over the years Natasha has authored healthcare articles published in Armenia Life magazine, presented her vocation to young Armenians at an Armenian careers night, provided business sponsorship to Brandon Park Football Club, volunteered at the Black Saturday bushfires and a numerous amount of times at the Melbourne Oxfam 100km Trail Walk.
She been a guest speaker to undergraduate Podiatry students at La Trobe University and provided numerous support to local primary schools, dance schools and sporting clubs all in the interest of promoting good foot health.
With a collective 20 years of clinical experience Natasha is committed to continue to provide her patients with a comprehensive and evolving standard of care for their overall wellness.