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Foot and Ankle Pain Parramatta

Foot and Ankle Pain

 

ankle pain
ankle pain

Foot and Ankle pain are very common complaints seen by Physiotherapists in Parramatta. The ankle is the 2nd most commonly injured joint after the knee. The foot and ankle joints are most commonly seen injured in games such as rugby, soccer, netball, cricket and basketball. Other reasons for foot and ankle issues can include the use of inappropriate footwear, sudden change in exercise levels or the type of exercise.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • Sudden onset of ankle pain
  • Can be localised sharp pain
  • Dull ache in the foot region
  • Can be constant pain or intermittent pain
  • Pain with weight bearing
  • Pain which develops after a while of weight bearing

Symptoms related to an Ankle Sprains:

  • Rolling the ankle while playing sports or walking
  • Hearing a pop or a crack
  • Localised swelling & tenderness
  • Bruising
  • Inability to walk normally due to pain

Physiotherapists are trained specialists when it comes to assessing and treating foot and ankle pain. Physiotherapists will conduct an individualised assessment to find out the exact cause of your symptoms before treatment is commenced.

TREATMENT

Treatment can include:

  • A thorough examination & accurate diagnosis of your injury
    • Anti-inflammatory advice
    • Range of motion exercises
    • Strength work
    • Proprioceptive exercises
    • Strapping – if required

OTHER CONDITIONS

Physiotherapists at Physiotherapy Professionals Parramatta also have a special interest in assessing and treating other sports and general injuries including:

  • Costovertebral, Sternocostal & Sternoclavicular Joint injuries
  • Rib, & Rib Cartilage sprains
  • Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Dysfunction
  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Labral Tears of the hip & shoulder
  • Hernias
  • Overuse Injuries;
    • ITB Friction/Compression Syndrome
    • Anterior Knee Pain, or, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
    • Shin Splints
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Tendinopathies of;
      • Achilles tendon
      • Adductor tendons
      • Long Head of Biceps tendon
      • Wrist Extensor & Flexor tendons
      • Patella tendon
      • Gluteus Medius tendon
      • Hamstrings origin tendon
      • Biceps Femoris tendon
    • Bursitis, most commonly at the hip, knee & shoulder
    • Stress Fractures, more commonly in the lower limb
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Joint Capsule Adhesions & Synovitis
  • Morton’s Neuroma of the Foot
  • Gout
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), & other Chronic pains.

Contact us today on 0479 080 800 to make a booking. Alternatively you can email us on [email protected] Our Physiotherapists are Medicare, NDIS, DVA and Work Cover approved, specialising in injury management and rehabilitation to get you back to full function.