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Chiropractic & Podiatry Co-Management

INTER-DISCIPLINARY CARE FOR YOUR PAIN

At the Leeds Back Pain Centre, we appreciate the multi-factorial nature of pain caused by a patient’s complaint. Therefore, one or more health professionals may be involved in the co-management of the patient for your best care and management. Commonly, biomechanical assessments are performed with input from both the resident Chiropractor and the Podiatrist together, for best possible diagnosing. If you have a foot/ankle complaint that is related to your back pain, please ask for a FREE ASSESSMENT with both the Chiropractor and the Podiatrist to get the most out of your visit.

Your feet are the foundations of your body. They support you when you stand, walk, or run. And they help protect your spine, bones, and soft tissues from damaging stress as you move around. Your feet perform better when all their muscles, arches, and bones are in their ideal stable positions. There is a close link between the structure of the foot, its effect on lower limb biomechanics and gait, and resultant pain of mechanical origin, especially knee, pelvic and low back pain.

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Podiatry, the profession involved with conditions of the foot, directly affects and integrates with the Chiropractic management of the patient. The pain you feel in your back could be caused by a misalignment in your spine that is caused by abnormal positioning of joints in your feet. It’s a chain reaction. And because all the body is connected, alleviating pain in one part of your body often requires treating a different part, in particular faulty foot biomechanics. So by looking at the body as a whole we may be able to help your symptoms.