Running or sports can place increased physical demand on the feet, ankles and lower leg thus increasing the risk of injury.
Other factors that can contribute to injury are:
- Strength and flexibility
- Biomechanical imbalances
- Training errors
Common conditions that affect athletes are;
- Plantar fascitis
- Achilles tendinopathy
- Ankle Sprains
- Stress fractures
- Shin splints
- Nail/skin conditions (corns/blisters/ingrowing/bruised nails)
At Bounce Podiatry we are able to assess, diagnose and treat any sports injuries affecting the foot and ankle. We have a wide variety and state of the art treatment options available such as painless low level laser therapy which helps reduce inflammation, settle pain and promote cellular healing.
Other treatments include;
- Myofascial release
- Joint mobilisation and manipulation
- Dry Needling
- Orthotic therapy
- Imaging referrals
- Rehabilitation exercises to promote leg and foot stability and address any muscular weaknesses
- Running assessments
We believe a preventative approach is best, we are now able to offer comprehensive running assessments to runners. So whether you are new to running, recovering from an injury or looking to improve your time speak to one of our podiatrists about your running goals.