Suffering From Serious Foot Pain? Our Doctors Can Provide the Treatment You Need
Often we develop problems with our feet and legs simply because of the way that we are designed! Some people have flat feet, some have high arches, some have legs, which bend one way or another, and there are many other subtle differences in how we stand and walk. We are all variations
Other people may have grown up OK, but then had a change in the way that they function — perhaps as a result of an injury, or a medical problem.
Problems which are associated with differences in our structure and function include:
- Heel pain
- Achilles tendon pain
- Toe deformities (of many kinds)
- Pain under the feet
- Leg pain/Knee pain/Back pain
- Excessive formation of corns and callous
- And much else besides!
If we identify a biomechanical factor that is causing problems for a patient, then there are a variety of ways that we can help. These include:
- The use of
customisedinsoles (“orthoses”), which make you function in a more ideal manner. These orthoses may be made in a laboratory, or made at our office, using our computerisedAmfit® CAD-CAM system, which can scan your feet and make custom orthoses at our office.
- Advice about footwear
- Stretching advice
- Advice with training techniques for sports people
In many cases, we can completely resolve symptoms related to biomechanical problems.
Body Tech Treadmill
This is the latest in foot analysis technology, allowing us to look at your foot position, balance and stability when you are standing, walking or running.
Our feet change shape over the course of our lifetime and experience stress and load from walking on hard, unyielding surfaces. Changes in the way the foot and leg functions can lead to increased stress
Children’s Foot Health
Children’s feet are not just smaller versions of an adult’s foot. Up until 6 months of
We can advise you on many matters relating to your feet, legs, walking, sports, footwear, skin care, and a lot else. We keep up to date with the latest thinking in all areas of podiatry and foot
Gait analysis involves much more than simply looking at your feet and shoes when you are walking.
Ultrasound therapy is used by podiatrists for a number of foot and leg problems, including for pain relief, wound healing, rehabilitation, as well as keeping elite athletes on their feet and doing the work they need to do.
Trigger Point Therapy And Acupuncture
Dry needling/ trigger point therapy uses solid fine needles which are inserted into muscle tissue to release over-active muscles and provide pain relief. Trigger points are tight bands of muscle tissue that can cause pain and myofascial pain pathology syndrome.
Diabetes Foot Health Check
Having diabetes puts people at a greater risk of developing foot complications such as nerve damage and circulation problems which can lead to foot ulcers and/or amputations.
Utrasound diagnosis and therapy
Therapeutic ultrasound is a treatment modality used to promote tissue healing, local blood flow,
General podiatry assessment involves examining the nails, skin, foot structure and the general health of your feet.