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What are the most common sports injuries treated by our podiatrists?

  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome / Heel Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Achillies Tendonitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Fractues and Stress Fractures
  • Metatarsalgia (sesamoiditis, capsulitis, plantar plate tears)
  • Neuroma
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
  • Paediatric sporting injuries including Sever's, Kohler's and Osgood-Schlatter's diseases

 What can cause sporting injuries?

  • Inappropriate training methods
  • Biomechanical isses including impaired foot function
  • Inappropriate footwear
  • Tripping, falling and collisions with other players whilst playing your sport
  • Overuse or repetative strain syndromes

 What are the signs and symptoms of sports injuries?

  • Pain and discomfort
  • Reduced range of motion and reduced function
  • Impaired sporting performance

 What are treatment options for sports injuries?

  • Rehabilitiation (Stretching, Strengthening Excercises)
  • Modification of training methods and sporting techniques
  • strapping / splining / padding / casting
  • Footwear advice
  • orthoses (custom and modified off the shelf depending on the case)
  • Acupuncture
  • Ultrasound, Massage, Interferential / Tens, 

We work very closely and in conjunction with Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Myotherapists, Massage Therapists, trainers, coaches and the like to provide a wholistic approach to the sporting injury. We can also order X-rays and ultrasoud examinations if appropriate.


 

DISCLAIMER : Information contained in this website is not intended to be a complete resource and is for podiatric educational guidance only. It is not intended to replace individual professional podiatric/medical advice as treatment will vary between individuals depending upon your diagnosis and presenting complaint. Irymple Foot Clinic will in no way be held liable for any loss or damage sustained by anyone using the information provided.