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Apollo Hospitals Chennai launches the Apollo Foot Care Service !

Date: 02 Apr 2012

The Apollo Foot Care [Electronic Baropaedometer & Insole Maker] Service launched at Apollo Hospitals Chennai has been commenced to help in diagnosis of foot and ankle pains & production of thermoformed plantar insoles to treat them by introducing biomechanical corrections. It would deal with patients not only with foot problems [that may include lower kinetic chain problem, neuropathy, orthopaedic problems] but also fitness, sports, athletes and everyday walker. In short it would cater to both the ends of clientele illness as well as wellness.

The service would assess, treat, prescribe, and prepare customized insoles for every patient coming to foot care based on the individual profile and need. Everyone is unique! The focus of the rehabilitation process would be very individual, and is dependent on the nature of the problem.

Services

Apollo Foot Care would offer services that range from the proactive to the reactive. Offered services include:

  • Foot Assessment
  • Foot Scan - Posturographic Analysis (Static & Dynamic ) & 3D imaging, Foot Pressure Analysis
  • Observational gait Analysis
  • Printed & Descriptive reports
  • Comprehensive Physiotherapy Assessment (as appropriate)
  • Mould Design
  • Insole Design
  • Customised Insole Preparation
  • Foot Care education/advices
  • Foot Wear Advices
  • Rehabilitation/Exercises (as appropriate)

 

Who we can help?

  • Anyone with Foot, Low back and Lower Kinetic Chain issues
  • Diabetes [Diabetic Foot with certain limitations]
  • Orthopaedic/Musculoskeletal [Plantar Fasciitis, Morton's Neuroma, Achilles Tendonitis, Heel Spur, etc]
  • Neurological {Tropical Neuropathy]
  • Sports - any sport, athletes especially runners
  • Every day Walker
  • Fitness/Wellness

 

For further details, contact :

Dr. Akilesh Anand Prakash, Consultant - Sports Medicine /
Mr. Raj Prasanna, Cheif - Physiotherapy & Rehab

The Physiotherapy Department
Apollo Main Hospital
No.21, Greams Lane, Off Greams Road
Chennai - 600 006.
Tel. : Board : +91-44-2829 3333 / 2829 0200
Direct : +91-44-2829 6572

 
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