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SPORTS PODIATRY

Diagnosis 

Sports podiatry is the understanding, prevention and management of lower limb injuries in sport. A sports podiatry consultation may include a biomechanical analysis, video gait analysis, a footwear assessment, diagnosis of injury and a management plan. The foot is often the cause of other lower limb and back problems also, and we can work in a team with other practitioners to make sure you get the best outcome.

Common Injuries

  • Heel Pain and arch pain

  • Morton’s Neuroma

  • Shin splints

  • Stress Fractures

  • Tendon Overload

  • Ankle pain

  • Patello-femoral pain syndrome

  • ITB friction syndrome (runners knee)

  • Lower back pain

  • Sever’s disease

  • Achilles Tendinopathy

Treatment Options

We have many treatment options to help manage your foot pain, some common ones include:

  • Mobilisation/Manipulation

  • Massage

  • Taping Techniques

  • Shockwave therapy

  • Orthotic Prescription 

  • Nail Surgery

  • Rehabilitation programming

  • Footwear advice 

  • Tendon education and de-loading

  • CAM Boot Prescription