Sports Injuries

download (1)Sports Podiatry

Sports podiatry, a sub-specialty of podiatric medicine, involves expertise in the diagnosis of foot and lower limb problems and covers the following two areas:

  • foot and lower limb overuse injuries
  • mechanical performance enhancement to minimise injury and to maximise efficiency

The management of sports related injuries/increasing mechanical performance includes treatments such as;

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Advanced biomechanical assessments
  • RPW Shockwave Therapy
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Injection therapy such as corticosteroids
  • Laser Therapy
  • Soft-tissue manipulation and trigger point therapy
  • Advanced orthotic therapy
  • Rehabilitation – exercise, strength and conditioning of the lower extremities
  • Footwear prescriptions for the professional, elite, amateur and young athletes, as well as those who have sustained injuries in day-to-day life.