Sports Podiatry

What is Sports Podiatry?

Podiatrists undergo a 3 year degree course and are trained in the general management of medical conditions affecting the foot and ankle. Sports Podiatrists are extended scope practitioners who have undertaken additional post graduate qualifications in Sports Injury management and prevention, with a particular emphasis on the biomechanics of injuries affecting the lower limbs.

Tim Veysey-Smith has a Masters degree in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation and a post graduate Diploma in Biomechanics. He is also trained in soft tissue and joint mobilisations of the foot and ankle. He has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries affecting runners and has worked at a number of athletic events, including the London Marathon.

 

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