Foot and Ankle Pain
The foot and ankle can be home to many problems, all of them uncomfortable and can create a cascade of further injuries. Our foot is the first thing to hit the ground, it provides shock absorption as well as propels us to the next step. We demand so much of our feet on a daily basis.
The foot and ankle contains 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles. In fact, the foot and ankle joint area is so complex, it is not surprising that most Americans will have pain in this area at some point in their life. Ironically, foot and ankle pain can catch up with both active and sedentary individuals.
Conditions we treat:
- Plantar fasciitis
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Sprained ankle
- Balance issues
- Flat feet or collapsed arch
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle
Is Physical Therapy right for foot and ankle pain?
Our team of Doctors of Physical Therapy are trained to examine the entire foot and ankle complex and will also assess your posture when walking or running.
Ready to learn more? Explore our related posts below all written by our own team at Hampton Physical Therapy.
Posts About Foot and Ankle Pain
Physical Therapy Can Help! By Jessica Leberman, DPT – Hampton Clinic Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) more commonly referred to as “shin splints” is an injury of the lower leg that primary occurs in the exercising population1. MTSS makes up to 16% of injuries that...
by Kristin Keafer DeRousse, PT, DPT Ankle sprains are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries. Often times this injury is brushed aside as “I just rolled my ankle and it’s sore” and unfortunately goes untreated. How many people do you know that have “rolled”...
by Kate Serodio, DPT, HamptonPT Check all that Apply: · Do you have high or low arches? ___ · Are you between 40-60 yrs. old? ____ · Do you run long distances, downhill or on uneven surfaces? ___ · Are you overweight or have you suddenly gained weight recently?...
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