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Our body is connected and works as one unit. Proper alignment of the body puts less stress on the spine and helps you have maintain good posture. If one part of your body is out, it can throw off your balance and posture.
As podiatrist we treat patients from the ground up! Supporting the feet with custom orthotics has a flow up the lower limb, placing knees and hip in the correct position, therefore having an effect on the lower back and spine position.
Being aligned and having correct posture has a huge impact on your overall health and well being. It also reduces the likelihood of pain or injuries.
Are podiatrist are foot and ankle specialist, with a high interest in posture and alignment of the body.
What is an EOS?
EOS Imaging Scan is an innovative ultra-low dose X-ray imaging system that scans a patient whilst they are standing upright. An EOS Scan shows natural, weight-bearing posture and allows specialists to evaluate spinal alignment and interactions between the spine and the rest of the musculoskeletal system, particularly the pelvis, hips and lower limbs.
Who needs an EOS scan?
If we are concerned about an underlying skeletal abnormality your podiatrist will refer you for an EOS scan to check for a scoliosis of the spine or leg length difference.
Q. Where do I need to go to have the scan?
A. The scan is done at Castlereagh Imaging St Leonards.
Q. Do I need a referral?
A. Yes, Your podiatrist will only refer you if you need to have this particular scan done.
Q. Do I need pay any thing out of pocket for the scan?
A. No, The scan will be fully Bulk Billed if you hold a current Medicare card.
Q. Do I need to make a booking to have the scan done?
A. No, generally its a walk in service but if you would like to call ahead for wait times you may contact Castlereagh Imaging St Leonards directly on 9978 7900
Book for a Biomechanical Assessment if you are concerned about your alignment and posture.
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