Don’t Let Ankle Pain Drag You Down
Ankle injuries can be a real pain, literally and figuratively. Not only can they lay you up or make you hobble around, they may cause you to banish your favorite pair of stilettos to the closet or cancel that game of touch football that you had planned for the weekend. Ankle pain can significantly limit a person’s ability to participate in everyday activities along with recreational and workplace activities.
If you are currently in pain and suffering from an ankle injury, it is important that you know the facts about this sensitive area. After all, if your ankle injury is not given the proper attention and healed completely, you run the risk of it occurring again.
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I had a very positive experience~ This was my first time in my 73 years that I had Physical Therapy. I hurt my ankle and the Orthopedic doctor said there may be a tendon injured. The swelling was severe and it was painful. Several months later it was not better so I requested physical therapy on advice of a friend. I am very disappointed that doctors don’t recommend it first but instead suggested shots. I am convinced that exercise of the body in the right way is the key to healing and maintaining health in many instances. I can hike again and plan to do my next half marathon (walking) in January. I plan to be diligent about training. — Carol G.
Ankle pain can be treated a number of different ways, depending on the type of injury, pain and individual such as age, weight, type of work and recreational activities.
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Working with a Physical Therapist can be beneficial to reducing your ankle pain. When it comes to treating ankle pain there are numerous treatment options. Treatment will be dependent on the type of injury, pain and other factors of the individual such as age, weight, and type of work, recreational activities and general health. Therapy will help to overcome or lessen the pain and symptoms and help improve your general fitness and muscle strength, through specific exercises tailored to your condition and individual needs.
Oasis Physical Therapy also offers Hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is the process of conducting exercise in a warm-water pool. The water supports your weight and therefore puts less pressure on your muscles and joints.
Common ankle and foot issues are:
- Ankle Injuries (Sprains/Breaks/Instability)
- Shin Splints
- Tendon Subluxation
- Tendon Problems
- Osteoarthritis of the Ankle
- Ankle Impingements
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Post Surgical Rehab
Working with a Physical Therapist can be beneficial to reducing your ankle or foot pain.
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