Wollongong: (02) 4229 3622 | Shellharbour: (02) 4295 5588
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To make an appointment in our Wollongong Clinic call (02) 4229 3622, alternatively please fill out the form below.
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GAIT ANALYSIS
GAIT ANALYSIS

In podiatry, gait analysis is the study of the human motion and the measuring of body movements or body mechanics (biomechanics). Podiatrists study biomechanics of the feet and lower limb so they can provide anatomical assessment of a patient’s gait. This allows them to detect abnormalities related to flat feet or ‘fallen arches’, high arches and ankle, hip and knee problems. Gait analysis is also useful in assessing athlete and identifying posture or movement related problems to minimise injury recurrence and help them run more efficiently. These problems and abnormalities can be corrected through prescription foot orthoses (inserts) or specific exercises to strengthen individual muscles or groups of muscles. Orthoses should be custom made and fitted by a podiatrist.

Sports injuries
INJURIES

The injuries that podiatrists commonly treat include:

  • Stress fractures of bones
  • Shin splints (Medial Tibial stress syndrome)
  • Arch pain or plantar fasciitis: often referred to as heel spurs (See heel pain)
  • Knee pain and injuries
  • Inflammation of the Achilles tendon (Achilles tendinopathy)
  • Pain at the base of the big toe (sesamoiditis)

 

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2/56A Church St, Wollongong
PO BOX 1676 
Wollongong DC 2521
CALL (02) 4229 3622
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2/6 Memorial Dr, Shellharbour
PO BOX 223
Shellharbour City Centre
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Monday - Friday
Occasional Saturdays
No Referral Required
We accept Medicare

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Wollongong: (02) 4229 3622 

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To make an appointment in our Wollongong Clinic - Call (02) 4229 3622

To make an appointment in our Shellharbour Clinic - Call (02) 4295 5588