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Musculoskeletal Podiatry/Biomechanics

Oxford Chiropody
Foot Examination

Musculoskeletal Podiatry/Biomechanics - Initial Assessment £75

Biomechanics is a branch of podiatry which deals with foot problems relating to your anatomy (muscles, tendons, ligaments and skeleton) such as abnormal foot function, joint alignment, muscle flexibility and gait (walking) patterns rather than physical complaints (corns, calluses, ingrown toenails…) that relate to pressure, poor footwear etc.

 

I will be able to offer you a full MOT and management plan at Raleigh Park Clinic in the not too distant future, but for now you have other options: -

NHS
You can self-refer to HealthShare here.

Nuffield Orthotics Department - GP referral required

Private Podiatrists & Orthotists 
Oxford
Oxford Orthotics
Zest 
Problems Afoot

Further Afield
Simon Costain (London)
Paul Harradine (Portsmouth)
Nick Knight (Hampshire)

Common complaints include: -

- Plantar fasciitis
- Achille’s tendinopathy

- ‘Shin splints’
- Knee pain
- Hip and Lower Back pain
- Joint pain
- Flat feet and ‘in-rolling’
- Bunions

Treatment typically includes: -

- Stretching and exercises
- Massage

- Footwear advice
- Activity modification
- Strapping (including kinesiology taping)
- Mobilisation
- RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)
- Orthoses

Appointments for adults aged 18+ only
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