Spinal cord injuries can occur due to trauma, injury, infection, growths, disease, or they may be congenital (present from birth). The nerve fibres which make up the spinal cord are constantly communicating back and forth with the brain, in conjunction they control every function of the body; from breathing to moving. The damage/loss of function resulting from spinal cord damage is completely dependent on where the damage is and how severe it is. It could be temporary or permanent.
Spinal cord injuries result can result in a huge variety of symptoms occurring anywhere in the body. In relation to the lower limb only, signs and symptoms could be:
Podiatry can have an important contribution in the treatment plan of the lower limb following spinal cord injury, the following benefits may be experienced:
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Our clinics are open Monday to Saturday 8am - 8pm. We can usualy see you within 24 - 48 hours. Sometimes same-day appointments are available.
Liverpool Podiatry offers a range of podiatry services that are suitable for all individuals. This means that whether young or old, amateur or elite athlete - Liverpool Podiatry can help you!
Liverpool Podiatry is a leading provider of quality podiatric assessment and treatment services in Liverpool and Merseyside.
We are part of Chiropody.co.uk - We provide immediate access to a high quality, value for money bespoke podiatry service. Our podiatrists provide specialist treatments to meet the needs of individuals, case managers, solicitors, organisations, care homes, and sport teams.