Stepping Pain-Free: Unveiling Modern Foot And Ankle Pain Treatments For Lasting Relief

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Step into a life free from pain and discomfort with the help of expert physio and chiropractic care. Whether your pain is caused by a sports injury, chronic condition, or everyday wear and tear, our therapist can help discover the problem and put together tailored treatment care plans to help you.

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Ankle Or Foot Pain? No Problem! We’ve Got the Treatment You Need

If you are suffering from ankle or foot pain, there is no need to worry because we have the perfect treatment for you. Our team of experienced professionals are trained to identify the root cause of your pain and provide you with the most effective treatment plan. Whether you have sprained your ankle or suffer from a foot condition like plantar fasciitis, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you recover. Our range of treatments includes physical therapy, orthotics, and chiropractic, depending on the severity of your condition. We understand that ankle or foot pain can greatly impact your daily life, making simple tasks like walking or standing unbearable. That is why we are dedicated to providing you with comprehensive care to alleviate your pain and restore your mobility. Contact us today and schedule an appointment to get the treatment you need.

  • Ball of Foot Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Flat Feet
  • Fallen Arches
  • High Arched Feet
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Stress Fractures
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Bunions
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Referred Pain
  • Hamstring Tendonitis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Foot Pain 

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Your Ankle Pain FAQs

Why Do I Have Pain In My Foot Or Ankle?

Foot and ankle pain can arise due to various reasons. One of the most common causes is an injury to the ankle, such as a sprain or strain, which can occur while playing sports, walking on uneven surfaces, or even tripping and falling. Such injuries can cause damage to the soft tissues, including the tendons and ligaments, of the foot and ankle, resulting in pain and discomfort. Another common cause of foot or ankle pain is arthritis, which can lead to inflammation and stiffness in the joints. Arthritis can develop over time due to wear and tear on the joints or as a result of an underlying medical condition.

How Can I Treat Foot Or Ankle Pain When It Starts?

When foot or ankle pain first starts, there are several steps you can take to treat it. First, it is important to rest the injured foot or ankle as much as possible to prevent further pain and discomfort. Applying ice to the affected area for 20 minutes every few hours can help reduce swelling and alleviate pain. Additionally, elevating the foot and ankle above heart level while resting can also aid in reducing swelling. Over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen can provide temporary relief from the pain. Compression with a bandage or wrap can also help reduce swelling and provide support to the injured foot or ankle. If the pain persists or worsens after a few days, it is recommended to seek medical attention to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.

How Can Arthritis Affect Your Feet?

Arthritis can have a significant impact on your feet. The various types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, can affect the joints in your feet and ankles. The foot and ankle are complex structures composed of numerous joints, bones, ligaments, and tendons, making them particularly susceptible to arthritis-related problems. Arthritis can cause pain and inflammation in the joints, leading to stiffness, reduced mobility, and difficulty in walking. The condition may also cause swelling and pain in the soft tissues surrounding the affected joint. If you have arthritis in your foot or ankle, your doctor may recommend specific treatment options to alleviate symptoms. These may include medication, physical therapy, orthotic devices, or even surgery, depending on the severity of the arthritis. It is important to seek medical attention if you experience persistent swelling and pain in your foot or ankle to diagnose and manage the underlying cause properly.

What Are My Foot Or Ankle Pain Treatment Options?

If you are experiencing foot or ankle pain, there are several treatment options available to alleviate discomfort and promote healing. The appropriate treatment depends on the specific cause and severity of the pain. In mild cases, rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) can be effective in reducing swelling and pain. For more severe or persistent foot or ankle pain, it is important to consult a healthcare professional such as a physiotherapist, which can help improve strength and flexibility or prescribe custom orthotics to provide support and stability. In some cases, immobilisation through the use of splints, casts, or braces may be necessary to allow the injured area to heal.

Can Ankle Pain Cause Problems Anywhere Else?

Yes, ankle pain can cause problems elsewhere in the body. When we experience ankle pain, we tend to favour the other leg more, which can lead to issues such as hip, knee, or lower back pain. This is because when the ankle is in pain, we tend to shift our weight onto the unaffected leg to relieve the discomfort. However, this shift in weight distribution can put excess strain on the other leg joints, leading to aches and pains in those areas. Additionally, ankle problems can also affect our balance and gait, potentially increasing the risk of falls and injuries. For example, if we develop a limp due to ankle pain, it can alter the way we walk, which can lead to compensatory changes in our posture and movements. Therefore, it is important to address ankle pain and problems promptly to prevent the occurrence of secondary issues in other parts of the body.