Sports Podiatrist Central Coast

Sports Podiatrist Central Coast

Sports Podiatrist Central Coast

If you are active in the Central Coast sporting community, chances are that you may need a sports podiatrist Central Coast at some stage in your life.

Here at East Gosford Podiatry, we have a team of highly skilled podiatrists who specialise in sports podiatry and dealing with sports injuries. Our team is well versed on treatment options that can help rehabilitate your sports injury and prevent further injuries.  

Based locally at East Gosford, our sports podiatrists treat all types of patients with sports injuries across the Central Coast. East Gosford Podiatry is very active in the Central Coast Community and surrounding suburbs including, Wyoming, Gosford, Terrigal, Green Point and Erina. 

If you have recently injured yourself during sport, or are concerned about possible sport injuries, speak to our qualified sports podiatrist at East Gosford Podiatry. 

Sports Podiatrist Central Coast

What is a Sports Podiatrist Central Coast?

Unfortunately, if you are an athlete or play sport regularly, they can put a lot of strain on your feet. Things don’t always go to plan, and accidents happen, which can leave you with long-lasting foot pain, injuries and leave you unable to keep playing the sport you love. 

A sports podiatrist is a podiatrist that has completed training to treat conditions and injuries caused by sporting activities. A Sports Podiatrist will assess, treat and manage lower limb injuries and dysfunction, with a particular consideration toward effects of sporting activities on the lower limb. Often the goals of the patient and practitioner are directed toward injury rehabilitation and a prompt return to sport. 

All our podiatrists at East Gosford Podiatry on the Central Coast have completed extensive training regarding the types of injuries and specific rehabilitation and treatment options available for a variety of sports. A good sports podiatrist knows the stress and strain of soft tissue that is common in athletes and how to treat them. A sound understanding of many different sporting activities, footwear as well as the specific movements involved in each sport will enable the Sports Podiatrist to create the optimum injury management plan.

Sports Podiatrist Central Coast

Who Needs A Sports Podiatrist Central Coast?

We see a variety of athletes, however, there are definitely a few sports that make people more likely to abstain a foot injury. The sports that involve running usually poses the biggest risk! These sports include: 

  • Running
  • Marathon Athletes
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Gymnastics 
  • Weightlifting

Sports Injuries that Sports Podiatrists Treat

There are a variety of sports injuries that can be assessed and managed by our team of sports podiatrists. These include: 

  • Achilles Tendon injury
  • Heel pain / Heel Spurs and Plantar fasciitis
  • Neuroma and ball of the foot pain
  • Turf toe and toe pain
  • Ankle sprains and chronic weakness
  • Knee pain – Patellofemoral pain
  • Muscle and Tendon fatigue and failure

Central Coast Sporting Community – Health Partnerships

East Gosford Podiatry is very active in the Central Coast Sporting Community, and have partnered with multiple sporting clubs to maintain the health of our local athletes. We proudly support the East Gosford Rams, Saratoga Hawks, Avoca Beach Rugby, Terrigal/ Wamberal Netball Club & Central Coast United. We also have been involved in the Oxfam trail walk and provided podiatry care to several sporting events including the “Bay to Bay”.

East Gosford Podiatry has a deep involvement in the local sporting community. Our long-term sponsor partnerships with local Soccer, Rugby, AFL and Netball clubs include regular attendance at training events and game day to offer advice and manage injury where required.

What is a Sports podiatrist?

Sports Podiatrists – East Gosford Podiatry

As a sports-orientated clinic, the sports podiatrists at  East Gosford Podiatry provide in-depth care for professional and recreational athletes from a young age to the more experienced. Our aim is to enhance performance, prevent injuries, alleviate pain and improve functional ability. 

We not only provide sports podiatry in the clinic but out on the field and court! 

If you are looking for sports podiatrists Central Coast, East Gosford Podiatry is here for you. We help our local community and provide the best possible health care for our sporting clients. 

We Accept Patients from all over the Central Coast

If you are in East Gosford and surrounding suburbs and are in need of a Podiatry appointment due to sports injury.  Please contact our clinic on (02) 4325 0600

Sports Podiatrist servicing the Central Coast & surrounding Suburbs

East Gosford
Green Point
Point Clare

Point Frederick
West Gosford
Avoca Beach

North Gosford
Erina Heights
Niagara Park
Woy Woy

(02) 4325 0600