Foot injuries Aberdeen

Foot mobilisation therapy is a form of manual therapy incorporating chiropractic, osteopathic and physiotherapy techniques which involves the application of low grade force to a joint of the foot or ankle to increase the range of motion. It works by reducing the stiffness of the joint which is caused by an increase in the collagen cross fibril linkages. Foot mobilisation can be used to treat any stiff/restricted joint in the foot or ankle and can lead to improved foot and lower limb function of the foot and ankle and a reduction or elimination of associated symptoms.

Classically several sessions are required to reduce the restrictions and are followed up with a strengthening exercise protocol to maintain the gains achieved with the mobilisations.

Common conditions and foot injuries that we incorporate FMT into the treatment plan are

  • Mortons neuroma
  • Hallux abducto valgus
  • Plantar fasciits
  • Chronic ankle pain
  • Cuboid syndrome
  • Arthritic pains
  • Hallux abducto valgus or hallux limitus
  • Arch pain

Usually we incorporate soft tissue mobilisation/ massage techniques into the plan to aid in the mobilisation of the tight joint or soft tissue structure and improve the healing rate of the damaged tissues by enhancing blood flow to the site.

Our Staff

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Podiatrist specialising in specialist verruca treatment ( needling) and shockwave therapy for heel pain and Achilles pain.
Beauty therapist and pedicure specialist. Kelly works with our team of podiatrist to offer the pedi-pod treatment.
Clinical Director
Scott Shand
Scott Shand
Podiatrist specialising in foot and ankle sport injuries using manual therapy and orthotic therapy.

what people say about us

I booked an appointment with the podiatrist as I picked up a bad ankle injury playing football and was unable to walk. This turned out to be a torn tendon of my ankle.

Scott was very clear and concise as he explained my treatment over several sessions of mobilisation ,massage and functional exercises and I began to see improvement as each week went by. I'm very happy to say after 3 months of treatment I am now able to walk and participate in sport again.


Absolutely top notch service, a friendlier practice you will not find! Everyone is so pleasant and patient, they really listen to you and address your concerns like the true professionals they are. Very knowledgable and the results were fantastic. Highly recommend The Shand Practice!

Central location with on street parking outside. Great service and flexible appointments. I have been to the practice for various injuries and pains such as 'shin splints' and plantar plate issues. Treatment included; massage, acupuncture, review on how I was running (treadmill) and I was also given exercises to do at home and lots information and tips to stop the problem reoccurring. I would like to thank Scott as it never has!
A family run business who care bout their clients and the results.

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