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While we specialise in Musculoskeletal (soft tissue) and Sports related injuries and pain management of the feet and lower limbs, we also provide a comprehensive podiatry service caring for conditions of the nail and skin, generalized foot and ankle pain and several physical therapies to get you right
How can we help? What sort of physical therapies are you likely to receive?
All foot and ankle conditions are treated differently. Not all patients will benefit from just orthotic therapy since every individual is different in their personal needs regarding rehabilitation and return to their activities. Whatever is decided, you can rest assured that all aspects of treatment will be considered and thoroughly investigated.
Nu Feet Podiatry provides a wide variety of treatment options including:
Radial pulse/shock wave therapy
Radial pulse soft tissue massage
Biomechanical & digital gait analysis
Taping & strapping
Footwear management & education
Injection therapies, such as prolotherapy & viscosupplements
Have you considered Prolotherapy or Viscosupplements?
Nu Feet Podiatry is the only Podiatry practice on the Sunshine Coast to offer these, so make your appointment with our Podiatrist now!
Prolotherapy is a regenerative injection therapy technique used for many different types of musculoskeletal pain including arthritis, tendonitis, partially torn tendons, ligaments & cartilage, heel spurs & plantar fasciitis, neuromas, foot & ankle pain/injuries, knee injuries, deep aching pain, sports injuries, iliotibial band pain, shin splints & tarsal tunnel syndrome.
Prolotherapy causes a localized inflammation in the weak or injured areas which then increases the blood supply and flow of nutrients, and stimulates the tissue to repair itself – an innate ability that the body has. The injections are not particularly painful, but you may experience a burning sensation and some swelling and stiffness, however this is perfectly normal and is a sign of the body taking action on the area.
Usually a short course of 4 to 6 treatments 3 to 4 weeks apart is required, but this depends on the individual and one’s healing ability. Typically 2 out of 3 people who receive prolotherapy feel better and proponents claim a 85-95% success rate. When you consider the low risk, and the potential for great benefits, prolotherapy may be worth considering.
Viscosupplements is a solution injected into joint spaces which can decrease pain and stiffness, and improve symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. You will gradually experience a reduction in pain and stiffness lasting for several months, and when the effects start to wear off another course can be administered.
Viscosupplements can be injected 2 to 3 times over 6 months, or once weekly for a total of 1 to 3 injections. Multiple joints can be treated at the same time.