Is Foot & Ankle Pain stopping you from enjoying everyday activities?
Many foot and ankle injuries are caused by an increase in activity or load. Whether that be an increase in physical activity such as walking, running or prolonged standing. Ankle injuries can often cause a feeling of instability, and many people will say that they ‘rolled their ankle’ simply walking on uneven ground.
Your osteopath will use a range of manual therapy techniques to reduce muscle tension and improve mobility in the feet and ankles. We understand how important an exercise program focusing on improving stability and flexibility is to reaching your pain goals,and we will tailor your exercise program to meet your specific needs. We will also consider how related areas of the body may be affecting your condition.
Common foot and ankle complaints that present to our team are:
- Plantar fasciitis
- Joints sprains and strains
- Stress fractures
- Arthritic pain, joint stiffness and swelling
- Achilles tendonitis
We will also work closely with other health care professionals such as podiatrists to help you reach your pain free and functional goals.