Sports Podiatry

Get back on your feet and make sure they last the distance

Sole-lution Podiatry owner and principal podiatrist, Justin Mansour is very active individual, participating in and completing in long distance marathons and obstacle runs. He also enjoys an active lifestyle participating in both competition level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and powerlifting.

In collaboration with the physiotherapists, dietitian and doctor on-site, a multidisciplinary approach is taken to help the patients recovery and rehabilitation in the most efficient manner possible. Both Marrickville and Greystanes, have a large range of gym facilities for any of the allied health professionals on hand to show you the correct technique in overcoming the sports injury.

Common injury treatments include:

  • Patellofemoral syndrome (knee cap pain)
  • Plantar fasciitis (acute heel/arch pain)
  • Plantar fasciosis (chronic long term heel spur pain)
  • Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome)
  • Achilles tenderness
  • Ankle pain (sprained ankles)
  • Metatarsalgia/sesamoidiitis (forefoot pain)

Overuse syndromes are common occurrences in sport and refer to injuries sustained from repeated actions (such as walking long distances, jogging and impact sports). Australians have a desire to active that is embedded into the heart of our society. Your individual bio-mechanics will have an effect on the likelihood of certain injuries.

Treatment for sports pediatric injuries involves a full bio-mechanical assessment to look at your posture, strength, flexibility and movement of your feet and lower limbs. Evaluation of your shoe wear, as well as application of a various physical therapies, active release of muscular trigger points, dry needling and the fitting of orthotics are ways in which our podiatrists can help to address your injuries.