The musculoskeletal (MSK) biomechanics team assess, diagnose and treat patients who have problems related to their feet, ankles, knees, hips, lower back or gait (which is the way a person walks or runs). These types of problems can often be helped by the use of orthoses (insoles) which can be provided by our team if necessary.
Who we are
The podiatrists working in the team have specialized skills in the area of biomechanics and a minimum of five years post-graduate experience.
- They can advise or offer the following interventions
- Local injection
- Inshoe foot orthotic therapies
- Footwear advice/adaptation
- Bracing and splinting
- Advice re physical therapies/strengthening/stretching exercises
- Monitoring pathology