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:

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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 injections

  • Trigger point injections can relax knotted muscles (trigger points) that may contribute to back pain.

Tecar Therapy

  • 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.

Orthotics insoles

  • 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 tapping

Ankle rehabilitation exercises

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