Podiatry involves the assessment, treatment and management of patients with foot and lower limb disorders.
Typical types of pain
- Heel Pain (plantar fasciitis)
- Achilles tendon pain
- Shin pain
- Hip and knee pain
- Joint pain – general or specific
- Nerve pain
We take between 3000 and 15000 steps a day so any inefficiency in foot function is multiplied many times over. This can be the basis for many foot and lower limb problems.
A careful biomechanics examination attempts to pick out these minor imbalances and correct them.
We offer a full Biomechaical assessment and advise you on the correct orthotics, if required, to correct your gait pattern.
This altered function can affect the whole lower limb, pelvis and back thus improving the bodes general posture and function