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Foot and ankle pain

The function of the foot is to accommodate to the ground during contact and to serve as a rigid lever during push off when walking. It is composed of 26 bones, multiple ligaments and muscles collectively working together to enable these functions to take place.

Graston technique, a foot pain therapy or treatment option

Graston technique used during foot pain therapy

Painful problematic feet are common and physical therapy can be useful in managing this discomfort. Below are some of the diagnoses that can be treated and some of the common treatment interventions. Please contact your doctor or therapist to see if physical therapy is appropriate for you.

At Community Physical Therapy and Rehab, we can treat the following diagnoses associated with foot and ankle pain:

  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel pain
  • Diabetic feet
  • High or low arches
  • Joint tightness
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Mortons neuroma
  • Bunions
  • Ankle sprains
  • Post-surgical pain

Treatment options for foot and ankle pain

Treatment for foot and ankle pain may include the following physical therapy and rehabilitation techniques:

  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Gait training
  • Ultrasound
  • Iontophoresis
  • Joint mobilization
  • Taping techniques
  • Ice
  • Graston technique
  • Footwear assessment/education
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Orthotic fabrication and education
  • Functional progression

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