Alongside regular foot care, children have some very unique podiatric needs. With soft, flexible, growing feet, children can experience a range of foot, ankle and leg conditions that can cause pain, alter their gait and limit their performance in sporting endeavours.
Dry Needling is an effective treatment for acute foot injuries, muscle spasms and tightness. It involves the use of fine acupuncture needles to deactivate trigger points in the muscle and release contraction.
Thorough testing and evaluation of the muscles and joints from the lower back to the feet is known as a Biomechanical Assessment. Biomechanical Assessments assist Podiatrists to diagnose your problem and look at factors that may be causing your pain.
A safe and effective way to treat chronic soft tissue injuries and ligamentous strain, Prolotherapy involves injecting 5-25% glucose (sugar water), saline (salt water) and lignocaine (anaesthetic) around joints to promote wound healing.
Custom designed innersoles, known as orthotics or arch supports, help improve foot and leg function by correcting poor posture and alignment of the bones and muscles. Inserted in your shoes, orthotics can help with foot, leg and even back pain.