Manchester Sports Podiatry and Gait Clinic

At the Manchester sports podiatry clinic we provide expertise in treating the athlete and non athlete of all age groups who are having acute or persistent injury or problems from the hip down.

The Manchester clinic is owned and run by Paul G Johnson. Having 20 years treating clients of all sporting abilities and also non athletes too, his passion is to return the individual back to normal activity as soon as possible. Paul worked for 18 years in the NHS, diagnosing and treating foot and ankle issues, as an extended scope musculo skeletal practitioner. Paul treats all clients personally.

The clinic is ideally situated in Didsbury, Manchester, with easy access from the M56, M60 And M62 motorways. It is very convenient to get to from most areas of the Northwest. Locally the clinic covers the area of South Manchester, including Stockport, Cheadle, Sale, Altrincham, Heaton Moor and Chorlton.

Sports Podiatry

Sports podiatry is the specialist field of diagnosing & treating injury of the lower limb from the hip down.

Athletic Assessment

Our athletic functional assessment identifies any areas of musculoskeletal weakness and biomechanical problems of the lower limb.

Non athletic Assessment

At our sports podiatry clinics we don’t just treat athletes. Our expertise means we are best placed to treat non athletic issues too.

Children’s Assessment

Whether it’s growing pains or that your child is suffering from lower limb injury due to sport, we are here to help.

Video Gait Analysis

We use the latest video gait analysis techniques capturing images at 240 frames per second.

Dynamic Gait Analysis

Computerised dynamic assessment is carried out on every client, to identify subtle mechanical issues of the foot and ankle.

Golf Screening

Specialists of lower limb golfing biomechanics, how it affects the golf swing, causes injury and influences player performance.


All our custom orthotics are manufactured in-house, meaning that this invaluable treatment tool needn’t be prohibitively expensive.

Mobilisation / Manipulation

We utilise traditional physiotherapy methods to improve function and movement of the leg, foot and ankle.

Exercise Rehabilitation

Ensuring muscles are well conditioned is vital for reducing the chance of injury. We provide bespoke advice.

Injury Treatment

If you are suffering from and acute or chronic foot and ankle injury or problem a sports podiatrist is well placed to help.


Using the latest equipment to improve intrinsic muscle power, help with pain and speed up healing times.