What are the most common sports injuries treated by our podiatrists?

  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome / Heel Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Achillies Tendonitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Fractues and Stress Fractures
  • Metatarsalgia (sesamoiditis, capsulitis, plantar plate tears)
  • Neuroma
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
  • Paediatric sporting injuries including Sever's, Kohler's and Osgood-Schlatter's diseases

 What can cause sporting injuries?

  • Inappropriate training methods
  • Biomechanical isses including impaired foot function
  • Inappropriate footwear
  • Tripping, falling and collisions with other players whilst playing your sport
  • Overuse or repetative strain syndromes

 What are the signs and symptoms of sports injuries?

  • Pain and discomfort
  • Reduced range of motion and reduced function
  • Impaired sporting performance

 What are treatment options for sports injuries?

  • Rehabilitiation (Stretching, Strengthening Excercises)
  • Modification of training methods and sporting techniques
  • strapping / splining / padding / casting
  • Footwear advice
  • orthoses (custom and modified off the shelf depending on the case)
  • Acupuncture
  • Ultrasound, Massage, Interferential / Tens, 

We work very closely and in conjunction with Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Myotherapists, Massage Therapists, trainers, coaches and the like to provide a wholistic approach to the sporting injury. We can also order X-rays and ultrasoud examinations if appropriate.