Sports podiatrists specialize in diagnosing and the managing of foot and lower leg pain with the main focus on injuries associated with foot and lower limb function. A Sports podiatrist will sometimes work closely with sports physiotherapists as of the sports injuries are secondary to issues in the lower back and pelvis. The most common sports podiatry injuries are Shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, Knee cap pain (runners knee), Calf strain, Plantar fasciitis/arch pain. Constantly sore feet, calf muscles or Achilles’ tendons are sure indicators that you have underlying problems that need some form of intervention. Our podiatrist works closely with our physiotherapists in diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower leg. They may also look at issues such as stability and body posture. They will take into account the sport you play and provide you with some advice on some self-care procedures like strengthing exercises. With gyms becoming ever increasingly popular, it is no surprise that more people are looking toward the opinion of sports podiatrists. Not just the professional sportsperson, the recreational or weekend sportsman can equally benefit from sports podiatry.
Podiatrist and Footcare
At Advanced Footcare we accommodate for home visitation.