Ankle Pain Treatment Leichhardt
Ankle injuries are very common and can occur to everyone. They can occur through sports or even everyday activities.
Podiatrists have the knowledge and treatment to successfully treat ankle injuries, using a variety of tailored treatments that strive decrease pain and increase mobility. When dealing with ankle injuries, it is vital that they are treated promptly to prevent unnecessary strain on the joint that could develop into a long term problem.
The muscles and tendons in your ankle give stability to your entire foot. If you experience pain or have difficulty moving the ankle joint, it is important that you seek treatment from a healthcare professional.
Five Dock Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre offer quality physio care for ankle pain and injuries.
Ankle pain is caused by a number of factors including damage to muscle, tendon, bone and ligaments. It’s important to diagnose your exact condition promptly to avoid further damage.
When the muscles surrounding the ankle are weak, your ligaments are not protected, will stretch and could result in a sprain or ligament rupture. Another type of ankle injury is a fracture or break. The recovery from a break or fracture can be effectively treated by a podiatrist.
The most effective ankle treatment involves a combination of hands on treatment and exercises prescribed by your podiatrist. Physical treatments will restore normal motion of the joint, and loosen tense muscles around the ankle. Furthermore, your rehabilitation exercises are designed to quicken your recovery, and build strength to prevent further injury.
Your physiotherapists‘ treatment plan is tailored to your history, injury and physical goals. Regardless of your ankle pain’s cause- surgery, injury or other causes, your podiatrist will provide you with the treatment and long term solutions for recovery.