News / sports podiatry
Whether it’s the London Marathon, Blenheim Palace Triathlon, or the Blaydon Race, competing gives you that excitement in your chest where you know that your training is done and you’re going to give it your best!
In this piece, we explain a little about the Foot Pressure Plate and how it’s useful to our athletic friends who like to use their feet a lot.
Sports podiatry addresses pain and injuries which result from biomechanical issues typically in the lower limbs. This can be through specific sports activities or merely from when we walk or run.
Sounds simple enough, but because our foot interacts with our lower limb, it’s not just a case of treating foot pain. Sports podiatry is also involved treating injuries and ailments which may cause ankle, shin, knee, hip or lower back pain.
Over the next few days David, our lead Podiatrist at the North East Foot Centre is out and about at Staffordshire University's footwear science meeting.... here he is looking rather happy about being let out of his clinic!