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Sports Podiatry

The podiatrist can help athletes achieve their goals, prevent certain injuries, offer a rehabilitation program and treat sports injuries Through biomechanical analysis, the podiatrist can determine if there are mobility or stability issues that may affect biomechanics in their respective sport. Dr. Olivier Daigneault podiatrist is a competitive tennis player and he practices several sports including running, golf, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, cycling, hiking and many other sports. . He can help you and guide you in the healthy practice of your sport.

Here are some examples of sports pathologies that can be related to the foot:

    • Periostitis (medial tibial stress syndrome);
    • Metatarsal or tibial stress fracture;
    • Metatarsophalangeal irritation of the hallux (hallux limitus, bunion and hallux valgus);
    • A sprained ankle;
    • Tendonitis: Achilles, gluteus medius, iliotibial band, quadriceps, patellar, hamstring, iliopsoas, crow’s feet tendinopathies;
    • Patellofemoral syndrome;
    • Anterior compartment syndrome (compartment syndrome);
    • Plantar Fasciitis;
    • Metatarsalgia (sesamoiditis, plantar plate injury);
    • Low back pain (facet syndrome, disc pain, lumbosciatalgia);
    • Sacroiliac pain;
    • Subungual hematoma;
    • Blisters
    • Callus, Cracks, corns
    • Athlete’s foot
    • Muscle cramps

 

Do you have a mobility or stability problem? Your podiatrist can evaluate you in order to give you the right exercise program and ensure optimal biomechanics for your sport while promoting injury prevention.

 

Tennis biomechanics analysis (Racquetfit)

Dr. Daigneault, podiatrist, is Racquetfit certified. This certification allows him to analyze the range of motion of different joints of the tennis player’s lower limb. The goal is to detect if a mobility or stability problem in a joint can decrease the efficiency of his serve and thus have a negative impact on the quality of his game. Olivier is currently ranked 25th USTA in the National Father- His.

VISIT THE RACQUEFIT WEBSITE: http://www.racquetfit.com/