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If you experience any pain or discomfort in your feet or lower legs, you must consult your local podiatrist as soon as possible. Common foot problems can easily be diagnosed and treated, but if the issue is affecting your day to day mobility, you may need a biomechanical assessment. Your local foot health clinic can perform a gait analysis and assess  your feet and lower limbs to establish the cause of the problem, and  suggest the best course of action.

Here at Doncaster foot clinic, our HCPC registered podiatrists are on hand to provide a range of effective foot treatment plans to help treat common ailments such as bunions and low arches. If you require an assessment of your feet and lower limbs, our fully qualified health professionals are on hand to assist you. To discover why someone may need a biomechanical assessment, read our article below.

Injury

If you’re an active, sporty person, you may be more prone to injuring the muscles, tendons or  ligaments in your legs and feet. Therefore, it’s important to go for an assessment when  pain or injury prevents you from carrying out daily activities such as walking to more vigorous activities like running. A biomechanical assessment will look to see if there are any discrepancies in your body such as a difference in leg length, knock knees or fallen arches . If something seems out of place, your local podiatrist will identify the problem and offer the best solution.

Here at Doncaster Foot Clinic, we assess your feet and lower legs to determine the source of pain or discomfort, and can provide you with the most appropriate solution. If you have suffered an injury, our podiatrists have years of invaluable experience and training to ensure you get the best treatment possible.

Plantar Fasciitis and General Pain

If you cannot recall an injury, but you’re suffering from pain in your feet and lower limbs, an assessment can help you get to the bottom of what’s troubling you. Whether its foot, ankle or heel pain, an analysis of your biomechanics can also help your podiatrist figure out the best course of treatment for your problems.

One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, which is a stabbing, aching sensation caused by damage and inflammation of the plantar fascia. A biomechanics assessment can look into how best to treat your plantar fasciitis, which can involve prescription orthotics and a bespoke stretching and strengthening rehabilitation plan. You can read more about plantar fasciitis in our article here.

Deformities

If you suffer from any pre-existing medical conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or diabetes, it can cause deformities to your feet and lower legs. These conditions can be eased and managed by your local podiatrist. If you suffer from any deformities, a biomechanical assessment can help determine what treatment options are best for you. 

With a range of different solutions to common foot and lower limb problems, our podiatrists here at Doncaster foot clinic can provide the best course of action for you. To book an appointment, please give us a call on 01302 342971.

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  1. Keith chopping

    Hi, I have been having problems with my feet for a couple of years or so, this includes tightness in both feet and lower legs and soreness in my toes and ankle bones making for uncomfortable walking, I wondered if there was any treatments you offer that could help with this problem. Thank you regards Keith.

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Why Would Someone Need a Biomechanical Assessment?