Sports Injuries & Rehabilitation

At Better Feet Podiatry we have a particular interest in assessing, treating and managing sport and activity related foot and leg injuries. Our main priority is to treat your injury and get you back to activity as quickly and effectively as possible. 

Our podiatrists are experts in managing multiple sports injuries including:

  • Generalised foot and ankle pain
  • Sprained ankles (Inversion ankle injuries)
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Calf pain
  • Stress fractures
  • Knee pain and ITB syndrome (Runner’s Knee)
  • Plantar fasciitis and arch pain
  • Neuromas
  • Metatarsal pain and synovitis

  • Bunions or Hallux Abducto-valgus
  • Hammer or Claw Toes
  • Tendinopathy or Tendonitis
  • Neural compression or Neuroma
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome or Shin Splints
  • Sever’s Disease, Osgood Schlatters or growth plate issues
  • Osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Corns and callous
  • Lower Back Pain relating to lower limb biomechanics

At your initial appointment we will take a thorough history of your presenting complaint and sports injury including a comprehensive medical history. We will conduct an extensive biomechanical assessment to determine the contributing factors of your sports injuries. Our podiatrists will make immediate recommendations for your treatment that may include the use of strapping, splinting, padding and temporary innersoles to treat your presenting complaint. If necessary, we can refer you for specific diagnostic imaging including X-ray, Ultrasound and MRI.

We will formulate a comprehensive treatment plan designed to treat and rehabilitate your injury effectively and efficiently. Once you have recovered, we will provide you with an ongoing exercise program to help prevent future injury. We believe in a holistic approach to care and if required we will make referrals to our network of highly skilled allied health professionals.