Sports podiatry focuses on how the foot and lower limb interact with the ground during specific sports motion. It can be applied to different kind of sports like running, cycling, tennis, golf, skiing…
Foot orthoses aimed at reducing/suppressing pain and improve function, in the foot and the lower limb. Thus, it can help at maintaining physical activity, or returning to sports after a lower limb injury. It may be combined with other rehabilitation strategies.
You can also ask us for a check up/motion assesment, to get some advice on injury prevention or performance improvement.
Frequently seen conditions :
In the foot : plantar heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendinopathy, stress fracture, Morton neuroma, chronic ankle sprain
Shin splint (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)
In the knee : patellofemoral pain, patellar tendinopathy, IT band syndrom
Video analysis on an instrumented treadmill/turbo trainer
Preferential motor coordination assessment
Postural and biomechanical assessment
Running technique & exercise advice
Custom-made foot orthoses, Taping
Onward referral to other specialist
Each invidual has its own preferred movement path. By enlighting your natural predispositions and your sports specific needs, we can work on custom designed solutions.
From 30min to 1hour.
First of all we start with a discussion aiming to understand your expectations and set your goals. Secondly, we analyse how you walk, run or move while doing your own physical activity, with clinical tests. Your footwear is taken into account as well.
We are using several measurement devices such as: high-speed cameras and Optogait system (kinematic analysis), pressure mapping, 3D inertial sensor, and dynamometer (kinetic analysis).
Then, we agree on how we may work together to improve your situation. For instance, this can involve cutom-made foot orthoses, general and footwear advice, exercices, running form modifications and/or a teamwork with other healthcare professionals. Foot orthoses are tailor-made for each sport.
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
Essential Website Cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
Other external services
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.
Google Webfont Settings:
Google Map Settings:
Google reCaptcha Settings:
Vimeo and Youtube video embeds: