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Foot pain, ankle pain, heel pain or leg pain - it's frustrating not being able to do your favourite exercise. We can help with the cause of the pain to get you back on your feet and doing what you love.
Are you recovering from a sports injury? Our Sports Podiatry service can help with stress fractures, shin splints, ankle sprains, calf strains, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendon problems and more.
Whether it's cracked heels, verrucas, hard skin or nail problems, give your feet the care they need. Book an appointment now for treatment or advice with a foot massage and free foot care pack.
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Do you experience pain when running? Problems with pronation? Get an assessment including muscle strength, balance testing and gait analysis. Find out how your feet work and improve your running.
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Gait analysis is literally watching you walk! The aim is to check movement patterns which may be contributing to injury or pain. This may be as simple as watching you walk up and down in the corridor using the Mk 1 Eyeball, right up to more complex assessments using a treadmill with multiple cameras to…Read more
In certain circumstances, despite conservative treatment, some toe nails may need to be removed to prevent the condition worsening. Partial or total removal of the nail under local anaesthetic is a highly successful technique which has been used by Podiatrists for many years to treat all different types of painful nail conditions – from nails which…Read more
Stress fractures Stress fractures occur when there is a small hairline crack in the bone, usually in the lower limb. Common sites are the foot and lower leg. Unlike common fractures, which are caused by a sudden impact, stress fractures are caused by overuse and are therefore most common in athletes doing impact sports such…Read more
What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain happens when the foot rolls out excessively, causing the supporting ligaments on the outside of the ankle to stretch and tear. This usually happens when walking on uneven ground or participating in sports. How do I know if I’ve got one? There will usually be a…Read more
My calf muscle hurts while running. What have I done? Calf muscle strain is caused by an injury to the calf muscles at the back of the lower leg where the calf muscle is excessively strained during sporting activity. The injury can range in severity from a minor strain to a complete or partial…Read more
Just like us, children who are active and involved in sport are likely to get an injury at some point. Running, jumping, climbing, hopping skipping are all activities that place loads on the musculoskeletal system and from time to time injuries will happen. However, unlike adults, children recover quickly and in most cases after a…Read more
What are Orthotics? Orthotics, or Orthoses, are specialised inserts that fit into the shoe and work by reducing the magnitude of abnormal forces acting on structures in the lower limb, thereby reducing pain and improving efficiency in balance, stability and movement. Where injury has occurred as a direct or indirect result of these excessive forces,…Read more
What is the most common sports injury? Ankle sprain, shin splints, knee pain? Nope none of those. The humble blister is by far the most common foot injury sustained by athletes involved in impact sports, in particular endurance sports such as running and hiking. At best they are irritating, at worst they can be show…Read more
Achilles Tendon injuries are common amongst runners and active people. The Achilles tendon is the longest tendon in the body and attaches the calf muscles to the foot. It is active in providing stability as the foot lands in the early contact phase of gait and in propulsion as the foot leaves the ground.…Read more