Podiatrists are specialist clinicians within the foot, ankle & lower leg. Sports podiatry analyses how the foots interacts with the ground & how the loads & forces affect the entire lower limb.
Our initial consultation provides a detailed history discussing any musculoskeletal issues, activity/training levels & general health. This is then followed by a detailed assessment that includes
Following this we then will provide an initial diagnosis along with management plan that can include routine podiatry treatment, foot orthoses, bracing, footwear or strength & conditioning. Depending on the outcome or severity of injury we can provide GP or Physiotherapy referral or referral for further investigation including 3D gait analysis, X-ray or MRI scans.
We use a number of management options in our approach to injuries we see in clinic. These include