Legs and the lower body is always put under physical stress since we love to believe that they are like these mechanical robots. We for a fact know that till science comes up with the solution to build exoskeletons, you need to take real good care of your feet.
Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity.
Following conditions can be treated easily without any surgical intervention if diagnosed early
1. Heel pain/ heel spur
2. Metatarsalgia / toe pain
3. Flat feet
4. Arch pain / plantar fascitis
5. Ankle sprain
6. Bunion/ hallux valgus
7. Knee and back pain due to biomechanical imbalance
8. Shin pain
9. Corn and calluses
10. Diabetic foot
Biomechanical and footwear evaluation is done after which the treatment is decided. Personalised Footwear modification will be done by recommending footwear and corrective insoles along with footwear modification few exercises for ankle and foot is advised to make sure we get maximum recovery.
Achilles didn’t have access to hospitals like ours, else Troy would have had a different ending.