If you suffer with foot, ankle,
knee, hip or back pain we can diagnose the cause of the pain, stop
your pain and more importantly prevent it from happening again.
We have a particular interest in overuse athletic injuries and preventing
long term damage. We have specialist equipment for diagnosis and
treatment of injury.
often train and compete through pain. It has been shown that overuse
injury and damaged joints can lead to osteoarthritis in later life.
Our sports clinic combines sound
biomechanical experience and clinical knowledge with the latest
computer technology. Wendy Russell-Rayner is a registered osteopath
and university foot biomechanics tutor. She will make a full structural
assessment of your joints, muscles and ligaments of the feet, knees,
hips and spine to assess your weak spots and areas of the body subject
to stresses, strains and pain. This examination is often the first
indication patients have of a problem area. We can help you prevent
further damage occur. We believe our structural assessment is the
most detailed analysis available in the country and vital to the
accuracy of your treatment plan.
We also study gait analysis (body
movement) by video, to discover abnormal movements that can produce
high stresses in joints and muscles, which can result in injury.
Once the cause of the problem is established,
We examine the way you move and
run by video gait analysis. We make a frame by frame examination
of your movements. You can then understand our diagnosis and the
purpose of treatment. Gait analysis is an important tool in accurate
diagnosis of muscle imbalance and abnormal movement producing high
stresses in joints and muscles in sporting activity.
use the latest technology, a state of the art computer system to
accurately measure pressure distribution in your feet. Our computer
scans your feet and measures pressure distribution in the most accurate
way. We measure both static pressure distribution and pressure whilst
your feet move.
the cause of the problem has been identified, we will discuss treatment
appropriate for you. This may include exercises you can do at home,
osteopathic treatment or some prescription orthotics. We make your
temporary prescription orthotics ourselves. You can then see very
easily over the next few weeks if we have helped you to eliminate
the cause of your pain with the minimum of expense.
If prescription orthotics are right
for you we will make you permanent orthotics using our American
laboratories. This is because American technology is much more advanced
than anything available in Europe. We do not use just one company,
but assess which of the available products on the market is the
right one for your particular circumstances. We only use companies
with the highest standards and reputation.
Our patients are very important
to us and many of our patients have come from word of mouth recommendation.
We will ensure that you are satisfied and on the rare occasion where
needed, our back up service and guarantee is second to none.