Sports Performance & Injury Prevention

Don’t let a leg, foot, knee or ankle injury stop you from achieving your goals. Give yourself that leading edge with advice from an expert. At Northside Podiatry, we have a special interest in treating sports injuries and enhancing performance. We work with athletes from all sporting areas to help rehabilitate their injuries and prevent them from happening again.

Common sports injuries we can help with:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Ankle sprains
  • Shin sprains
  • Stress fractures
  • Hallux limitus
  • Knee pain
  • Improve gait posture and alignment
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Preventative strategies
  • Shoe recommendations
  • Shock wave therapy

Injury Prevention & Performance Enhancement

The excessive or highly-repetitive movements involved in most sports can often cause people recurring injury, pain, and a decrease in performance. Many sporting injuries can be avoided with a better understanding of your body’s postural weaknesses and by correcting technique.

  • Highly-repetitive movements
  • Recurring injury and pain
  • Decrease in performance

Althlete Assessments

Our biomechanical assessments can help determine underlying factors which may be contributing to your condition. Poor foot posture and how the foot strikes the ground when walking/running can result in excessive stresses on muscles, tendons, and bones in the feet and legs. Therefore by improving gait posture, and efficiency of gait this can eliminate symptoms and help athletes stay injury-free.

Treating Sports Injuries

We work with our clients to create personalised patient treatment plans that will get them training and competing again. We use our knowledge of body movement and biomechanics to not only treat the conditions but correct any causes that will prevent it from recurring. Some of the treatments we offer include:

  • Custom orthotics to support the foot orthotics to support the foot/leg
  • Bike assessment and custom cycling orthotics to improve efficiency and performance
  • Footwear advice

Whatever your foot complaint, you can be confident Northside Podiatry has the experience to offer the real solution you need.

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