Podiatry, the attention is directed towards walking and sporting injuries that involve the foot, ankle, knee, hip and back. ‘These problems are then treated, helping to alleviate the pain.
Podiatry Specialist services include: Ingrown Nail Surgery.
• Advice on footwear
• Stretching and strengthening advice
• Modification of footwear
• Possible prescription of orthotics and insoles
As the foot is our first point of contact with the ground. It is the main shock absorber for the body and is therefore important as it can affect how the rest of the body moves. For the average athlete running, up to 3-4 times your body weight is absorbed back through your feet. keeping your feet in good working order is important not allowing your feet work correctly will have an impact on the rest of your body and as a result will have to compensate through various means to take the load. Overload of soft tissue and joints can be a common causes of injury.