Ankle/Foot

Your feet and ankles set the foundation for movement in your body and can often be a source of pain and discomfort.  Pain in this area can limit your ability to move, participate in recreational activities or limit your ability to dress in the footwear you would like.  Physical therapy can reduce your pain allowing you to live the life you want.

Common diagnoses or surgical procedures for ankle and/or foot pain include: 

  • Ankle pain
  • Ankle sprain/strain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fracture
  • Achilles tendonitis/repair
  • Shin splints
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Bunionectomy
  • Metatarsal phalangeal (MTP) joint capsulitis/pain

Your treatment may include:

  • Pain relieving modalities (hot pack, cold pack, ultrasound, iontophoresis, electrical stimulation)
  • Manual therapy
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Strengthening and stretching exercises
  • Balance activities
  • Body mechanics and lifting training
  • Functional activities
  • Kinesiotape/sport taping