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Common conditions we treat

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular stress fractures are most common in middle distance runners(see press). They usually present with vague midfoot pain during or after exercise. Early diagnosis with MRI and CT allows early treatment and immobilisation. Patients often however present late with well established fractures. These usually require […]

Metatarsal Fracture

Metatarsal Fracture

5th metatarsal stress fractures are most commonly seen in good amateur and professional athletes. They usually present with vague lateral foot pain during or after exercise. Sometimes they can present with sudden severe pain when running and suddenly changing direction for example without any direct […]

Osteochondritis of the Talus

Osteochondritis of the Talus

Osteochondritis is a painful disease of the joint where the cartilage or bone in a joint is inflamed. It is a condition that can affect many of the bones and joints of the foot. Osteochondritis of the talus affects the supero-Iateral and supero-medial corners of […]

Posterior Tibial Tendon

Posterior Tibial Tendon

The posterior tibial tendon adducts and supinates the forefoot and inverts the sub-talar joint. Dysfunction of the tendon can be classified into three stages. Stage 1 represents tendonitis. Treatment initially consists of a short period of immobilisation followed by physiotherapy and orthotics. If symptoms persist […]

Peroneal Tendons – Tenosynovitis and subluxation

Peroneal Tendons – Tenosynovitis and subluxation

The peroneal tendons are positioned on the lateral (outer) side of the ankle. There are usually three tendons the longus, the brevis and the tertius. Some people have a 4th peroneal tendon, the quartius. This can be risk factor for subluxation or dislocation. Injuries to […]

Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. The tendon may be required to withstand forces of up to 10 times the patient’s body weight with activity. The Achilles tendon is prone to tendonitis, tendinosis and ruptures. Tendonitis can be divided […]