Tamworth orthotic success for 11 year old footballer

August 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Tamworth physiotherapist Peter Taylor has solved the problem of a young 11 year old footballer who was suffering pain and discomfort in his feet and ankles. Custom fitted orthotics prescribed by Tamworth Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Peter Taylor produced a great result for the child and delighted his parents.

Tamworth Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Peter Taylor treats sports injuries and fits custom orthotics at Atlas Pain Relief Centre in Tamworth Staffordshire.

Peter, who has used his experience as a club runner to good effect, has produced fabulous results in biomechanical corrections.

Recently an 11 year old lad presented with very pronated feet which was causing much discomfort to the patient who enjoyed football. He was struggling to run and his feet and ankles hurt after exercise.

On examination it was obvious that correction was needed to his biomechanics in order to prevent further lower limb injuries. Peter took the necessary measurements of the youngsters lower limb and foot mechanics and designed a pair of custom fitted orthotics to wear in his shoes.

From start to finish the patient made only 3 visits to the clinic and the results are a delight to the patient and his parents. Testimonial can be viewed on the Atlas website

Peter Taylor will head the Podiatry/Chiropody Sports Injury section in Tamworth and soon will be offering Laser foot scans and high specification custom orthotics for the Tamworth clinic customers.

Tamworth Staffordshire Sports Injury Clinic will be the base of the new sporting centre of excellence for running injuries. There will be video gait analysis, Laser Foot scanning and prescriptive orthosis manufactured and sent from laboratories in America.

The Tamworth Clinic has excellent parking facilities and disabled parking outside the front door.

Appointments can be booked by calling 01827 59943