Bare Feet

Foot & Ankle Pain Explained...

Treatments we offer 
Common symptoms 
Areas of knee pain 
Causes of knee pain 
Tips to manage your knee pain
 

Common symptoms 

Swelling 
Pain referring into calf
Reduced movement of the ankle/ toes 
Increased pain with high loading (e.g. running/ jumping)

Localised pain on the heel

Treatments

Education
Rehabilitation exercise prescription
Massage 
Manual therapy
Gait re-education
Reduce compensatory loading of lower leg

Areas of pain

Ankle joint pain
Heel pain 
Inner arch pain 
Toe pain

Causes of pain

Repeated poor movement patterns 
Traumatic injury (e.g. sports tackle, impact injury)
Long-term use of footwear with narrow toe box
Arthritis
Plantar fasciitis  
Flat feet (pronation) 
Excessive high arches 
Poor movement patterns 

Tips to manage your pain

Stay active with gentle movement  
Relative rest (e.g. reducing painful movements) 
Follow your prescribed treatment plan
Stay positive 
Try avoid prolonged postures