How Can I Benefit from Biomechanical Assessment Podiatry?
You may benefit from Pinnacle’s biomechanical assessment Sydney services or general podiatry services if you are suffering from lower limb injury, discomfort and pain. Our podiatry services can improve your mobility and independence through means of prevention and treatment of foot problems. Specialising in running-related injuries, Pinnacle’s breadth of service capability extends from sports podiatry to general podiatry. Not only will we provide effective assessment, pain relief, treatment and chronic injury management, but we also provide exceptional preventative practices to keep future problems at bay.
What Is A Biomechanical Assessment Used For?
Biomechanical Assessments are completed to diagnose, assess and support treatment of a variety of problems, including:
• Foot and Heel Pain
• Forefoot pain (AKA metatarsalgia)
• Flat Feet and related pain or dysfunction
• Plantar Fasciitis
• Achilles Tendinitis
• Calf pain
• Medial tibial stress syndrome (AKA shin splints)
• Lower Back Pain
• Leg Length Discrepancy
• Postural Issues
• Hip Pain
• Ankle Pain
Do Pinnacle Offer General Podiatry Services?
Absolutely! While we specialise and deliver biomechanical assessment and gait analysis, sports podiatry and treating running-related injury, we also provide general podiatry services for all Sydneysiders. Pinnacle deliver personalised, comprehensive foot care to treat a wide range of lower limb problems. From ingrown toenail treatments to orthotic fittings, diabetic foot check-ups, dry needling, exercise physiology and prolotherapy, Pinnacle cover all facets of sports and general podiatry in Sydney.
Can Pinnacle Advise on Footwear?
Yes – following your biomechanical assessment, we will provide comprehensive advice and support with choosing the right footwear for your sport or activity and unique problems. Our qualified and experienced podiatrists are very knowledgeable when it comes to footwear, you could call us shoe geeks! We can advise you on the right footwear for running, physical activity, work and general day-to-day wear. During a biomechanical assessment, Pinnacle’s podiatrists can also advise on whether or not your feet would benefit from orthotics.
Are Pinnacle’s Podiatrists members of the Australian Podiatry Association?
Yes. All of our podiatrists at Pinnacle Sports Podiatry are active members of the Australian Podiatry Association, as well as Sports Medicine Australia and Sports & Exercise Podiatry Australia. At Pinnacle, we aim to provide comprehensive, effective and evidence-based podiatry treatment, in line with the Australian Podiatry Association and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). You can search for Podiatrists accreditation with AHPRA here.
Do I Need A Referral for Biomechanical Assessment in Sydney?
No – patients do not need a referral to book in with Pinnacle Sports Podiatry. Podiatrists are primary allied health care providers; you can call or book in from our website for a consultation today.
A referral may only be required to qualify for the Chronic Disease Management (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) plan.
Pinnacle Sports Podiatry accept all major private health funds – just check with your health fund if you’re not sure if you’re covered for podiatry care.