Foot & Ankle Pain
What can cause my foot & ankle to pain?
A sprain is a common cause of ankle pain. Sprains are generally caused when the ankle rolls or twists so that the outside ankle moves toward the ground, tearing the ligaments of the ankle that hold the bones together.
Rolling the ankle can also cause damage to the cartilage or tendons of your ankle.
Pain can also be a result of:
How can I prevent foot & ankle pain?
Stay physically active and follow a fitness program focusing on moderate exercise
Practice healthy eating habits
Stretch to maintain a good range of motion in your joints
Keep your body weight within a healthy range, which will lessen stress on the joints
Our treamtent options for foot & ankle pain are:
Physical massage therapy
To strengthen core muscle groups that support the low back, improve mobility and flexibility, and promote proper positioning and posture.
Spinal manipulation and spinal mobilization
To mobilize, adjust, massage, or stimulate the spine and the surrounding tissues.
Trigger point injections can relax knotted muscles (trigger points) that may contribute to back pain.
Is a non invasive system which is externally applied, and uses patented long wave radio frequencies to create intense tissue stimulation. It helps to reduce back pain and speed up recovery.
Medical Acupuncture/Dry Needling
Is moderately effective for chronic low back pain. It involves inserting thin needles into precise points throughout the body, which may cause the body to release naturally occurring painkilling chemicals such as endorphins, serotonin, and acetylcholine.
Shoe insert or foot or ankle braces are a great nonsurgical way to help realign your joints and keep pain and discomfort at bay. Inserts support different parts of the foot and redistribute body weight, thereby providing pain relief.
Ankle rehabilitation exercises