Sports Podiatry and Biomechanical Assessments

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“People think they have to live with pain, which is usually not the case. Rather than relying on temporary pain relief, the team at East Gosford Podiatry can find and treat the cause of your pain- fixing it for good.”

Tim Ghantous, Podiatrist

Sports Podiatry and biomechanical assessments are terms used to describe a more specialised aspect of Podiatric care. These assessments focus on a detailed analysis of lower limb posture and function to determine the causes or contributing factors leading to foot injury or pain. While this branch of Podiatry care is often marketed towards sports people looking to maximise their performance, the principles can be applied just as effectively to anyone seeking optimal foot function during day to day activities.

Anyone who suffers from foot pain or fatigue would benefit from a comprehensive biomechanical assessment to identify and treat the cause of the injury not just the symptoms. This will also allow you to take preventative measures to decrease the chances of your injury or pain recurring. While many lower limb injuries are obtained during competitive or recreational sporting activities, the foot pressures and stresses sustained during work and daily activities can also be enough to cause significant injury. Having sore feet is not normal, and is not something you should have to tolerate.

At East Gosford Podiatry, we assess, diagnose and treat all lower limb injuries. Our experience and comprehensive understanding of biomechanics and sports injuries is a result of a genuine interest, and active participation in a wide range of sports. These include local soccer, rugby union, netball, oztag and golf.

If you would like an appointment to have your lower limb or foot pain assessed, please call the clinic to arrange a time convenient for you.