Biomechanics is the application of mechanical laws to the human locomotor system, and Clinical Biomechanics relates to using mechanical principles to treat and prevent musculoskeletal (MSK) problems of the lower limb.
South Tyneside Biomechanics department can assess your foot/ankle/lower limb problem and determine if the problem can be helped using mechanical principles. Treatment might include footwear advice / adjustments, in-shoe orthotic devices, bracing /calliper systems or flexibility exercises.
They have full access to imaging studies, including X-ray and MRI, as well as bloods etc. if necessary, to diagnose your MSK problem. Both clinicians are fully qualified to undertake pain-relieving treatments such as acupuncture and Corticosteroid injections of the foot and ankle.
South Tyneside Biomechanics Department can refer directly to the Orthopaedic department at South Tyneside District Hospital for those conditions not responding to conservative therapies or those who need a specialist’s opinion.
What we see
- Painful flat feet
- Paediatric flat feet
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Morton’s neuroma
- Ankle instability
- Hallux Rigidus
- OA foot/ankle joints
- Juvenile osteochondroses
- Metatarsalgias without evident callosities
- Any MSK foot/ankle problem not needing a surgical opinion in the first instance
0191 402 8100
Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre, 10 Prince Edward Road, South Shields, NE34 8PS
Muskuloskeletal Podiatrists: Peter Morgan and Lindsey Deary