Discover how our sports podiatry services can help relieve foot and ankle pain to optimise your performance in sports.
Looking to reduce injuries and improve your performance?
Seeing a sports podiatrist might be the answer you’re looking for. This specialised branch of podiatry focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing foot and ankle injuries that arise from sports activities. We bring our combined professional experience of over 20 years to deliver the highest quality support. Our expert sports podiatrists will optimise your foot and ankle function to help you achieve your performance goals while minimising your risk of injury.
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When should you see a sports podiatrist?
Consider seeking help from a sports podiatrist if you experience any of the following:
- Foot pain: Foot pain can significantly impact your athletic performance and may be caused by various conditions, such as plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, or Achilles tendonitis.
- Ankle pain: Ankle injuries are common in sports, and early intervention is essential to prevent further damage and promote proper healing.
- Shin pain: A common condition for runners, shin splints can develop due to various types of physical activity, causing discomfort and pain along the shin bone.
- Calf pain: Calf muscle strains and tears can be painful and limit mobility, making it challenging to participate in sports activities.
- Nail and skin: Blisters, fungal infections, and ingrown toenails are common issues among athletes that can be painful and affect athletic performance.
- Children’s pain related to foot development: Your child may experience foot pain or discomfort as their feet develop and grow, and it’s essential to monitor and address any issues to prevent long-term problems.
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Our sports podiatry services
Sports podiatrists specialise in assessing, diagnosing, and treating foot, ankle, and lower limb disorders, focusing on preventing injuries and improving performance. By working with a sports foot doctor, you will receive personalised care and support to optimise your foot and ankle health to maximise your performance while reducing the risk of injury.
Services provided by our sports podiatrist include:
- Sports injury assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for the lower limb
- Sports injury prevention and performance enhancement
- Footwear advice tailored to your active lifestyle
- Stretching and strengthening programs
- Low-dye taping
- Treatment for ingrown toenail and surgery
- Creation personalised of custom-made running and sports specific insoles
- Shockwave therapy for shin splints and Achilles tendinopathy
At The Foot Hub, our expert sports podiatrist has extensive experience working with athletes of all levels, from keen sports enthusiasts to professional athletes. We understand that your feet are a critical part of the activities you do, and we are dedicated to providing patient-focused care that prioritises your comfort and helps you excel in your sport. Our team works to develop personalised treatment plans that address your unique needs and concerns, ensuring that you can stay healthy, active, and injury-free. With a focus on foot and ankle health, we will help you achieve your performance goals while ensuring optimal comfort and function
how we can help
We offer a comprehensive range of services to treat a variety of foot and ankle injuries that can restrict your ability to perform your best in sports. Our podiatrists take a patient-centred approach, beginning with a discussion to learn more about you, your injury, and your lifestyle. We then perform a physical examination, including appropriate tests like gait analysis, to identify the root cause of your injury. Together, we develop a customised treatment plan that may include exercises catered to your specific needs, custom-made orthotics, and other techniques to build ankle or foot strength. Our goal is to help you prevent future injuries and stay active in your sport.
The Foot Hub - Alexandria
205/35 Doody St
The Foot Hub - Sydenham
1/286 Unwins Bridge Rd