Sports Podiatry

Common complaints

 

Podiatrists at Earlysteps address a variety of conditions that an aspiring athlete, sports enthusiast or up and coming super star may present with. These may include:

 

  • Acute injuries

  • Achilles tendon injury

  • Stress fractures

  • Shin splints

  • Foot deformities

  • Pain in feet and legs

  • Heel spurs

Treatment Approaches

 

Treatment options depend largely on the presenting complaint and are tailored to each individuals needs. Comon treatments include:

 

  • Advice on training and footwear

  • Stretching and exercise programs

  • Strapping techniques

  • Orthotic Therapy or shoe inserts

  • Further testing, eg. Radiology

  • Referral to other healthcare professionals or specialists where required