Podiatry Follow up Appointment (30 Mins)

Price: £ 45.00
Hibernia Street, BT18 9JE, Northern Ireland, North Down
22 October 2018 - 31 January 2019
Business Details
Active Health Solutions
10-12 Hibernia Street, Holywood BT18 9JE, Northern Ireland, North Down, United Kingdom
02890 421188   

What sort of treatment will I need after a Biomechanical assessment?

There are many different types of recommended treatments following a biomechanical assessment, depending upon your results. For people who have good structural foot mechanics, the podiatrist will advise on the best footwear in order to reduce the risk of foot problems. Simple changes such as wearing trainers designed for your gait or wearing insoles can be very effective.

If the podiatrist believes that your mechanics could be contributing to your injury or pain, insoles or custom made orthotics will be prescribed. Other advice can include:

  • Training advice
  • Footwear advice
  • Supply of strengthening and stretching programs
  • Supply of both off the shelf orthoses/insoles
  • Supply of custom made foot orthoses/insoles via true 3-D optical foot scanning
  • Running re-education
  • Verrucae Needling
  • Steroid Injections

Patients are referred to one of our physiotherapists if they will benefit from exercises to improve muscle strength or flexibility. Patients may also be referred to a consultant for imaging such as X-rays, MRI’s or CT-scans if required.

What types of conditions benefit from this treatment?

Biomechanical Podiatry can help alleviate the following conditions:

  • Shin pain (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)
  • Hip pain (Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Thigh pain (Illiotibial Band Friction Syndrome)
  • Knee pain (Anterior and Patellofemoral pain)
  • Stress fractures or overuse injuries
  • Heel pain and arch pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
  • Achilles tendon injury. (Achilles Tendinopathy)
  • Running technique and training error
  • Verrucae Needling
  • Steroid Injections



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