Foot Sports Injury Specialist
- Foot Sports Injury Specialist
“Acute and Chronic Foot & Ankle injuries are common amongst people of all age groups and activity levels. It is also a common presentation of pro and semi-pro athletes and sports men and women. We specialist in accurate diagnosis of your injury with the help of our multidisciplinary podiatric team, physio and radiologists”
You may have one or more of these symptoms:
- Sharp / Stabbing pain
- Deep aching ankle feeling chronically bruised
- Swelling with Pain
- Locking of the joint
Most foot and ankle injuries are managed conservatively with ice, rest, braces, splints, air boots and you may return to normal activity levels within a few weeks. However a thorough assessment by an foot & ankle specialist is vital to eliminate serious problems.
X-rays, MRI, Ultrasound and CT scans are commonly used to assess degree of damage and prognosis of each treatment.
Foot surgery often involves the repair of damage to the foot & ankle which which may have occurred to bone, muscle, tendon, nerve, other soft tissue (such as ligaments). Common operations include surgery to reconstruct foot & ankle ligaments and tendons, achilles tendon repair, ankle arthroscopy and reconstruction and arthroscopic arthrodesis or fusion surgery to combat symptoms of arthritis.