Sports Injuries

There are a large number of sporting injuries or conditions that may occur in the foot and leg. Some of the more common problems are:     Achilles Tendonitis What is it? This is where the tendon attached to the heel becomes inflamed. Today another term is often used,...

Biomechanics (Body Alignment)

What are biomechanics? Put simply it’s the way the joints, muscles and, tendons, work together during the gait cycle to achieve efficient movement during walking and running. The feet have a great influence on movement and alignment of bones and joints above the feet....

Ingrown Toe Nail and Fungal Nail

Ingrown nails Ingrown Nails occur when the affected nail edge penetrates the adjoining skin or nail groove, causing inflammation, pain, and in some cases infection. Ingrown nails present regularly in the clinic, and are easily and painlessly treated. There are a...

Orthotics

What are orthoses?   Prescription foot orthosis are devices placed in the shoe, designed to correct abnormal foot and lower extremity function. Thus reducing the strain on injured structures in the foot, knee, hip and back, and therefore reducing pain in these areas....