Ankle and Foot Injuries

The ankle joint is the most commonly affected joint in all of athletics. Ankle sprains are very common in sport but are not limited to athletes. The majority of ankle sprains occur due to inversion overload in which the ligaments and/or tendons that stabilize the ankle become overstressed/overstretched. This results in inflammation as well as dysfunction of the effected tissues and can create chronic instability and risk for greater injury. Other ankle pathologies may also result from osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis, tendonosis, poor foot support, fallen arches, improper footwear, and overuse. Symptoms of ankle pathology include:

A careful examination of your spine along with a detailed history will help the therapist identify the source of your symptoms and you will then be educated as to the nature of your condition and the appropriate steps to attain resolution of your condition as well as prevent future difficulties.

We treat ages 8 to 100 years of age for orthopedic injuries acute, chronic, repetitive, and post surgical. Regardless of your age or type of injury physical therapy will facilitate and accelerate your recovery!