Work-related injuries can be unavoidable, regardless of your field. Specific trauma to the foot and/or ankle from slips, trips and falls are a painful annoyance for workers; for example, your ankle has rolled outwards after landing awkwardly or perhaps the wheel of a forklift has reversed over your foot and created a fracture. In these scenarios, your injury will require expert foot pain diagnosis and treatment.
There are common activities in the workplace that may predispose you to injury over time. Overloaded bones are caused by repetitive stress to an area, such as excessive standing and walking on hard surfaces. Muscles, tendons and ligaments become fatigued from repetitive strain, so if you’re experiencing ongoing discomfort, the Adelaide orthotics experts are available to treat the causes of your foot pain today.