Ankle & Foot Injuries & Pain Treatments

Ankle & Foot Injuries

Ankle Sprain

Symptoms Rapid shifting movement with your foot planted, causes pain at the tear.
Treatments Swelling, bruising, and immobility occur. Treatment: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.

Achilles Tendinitis

Symptoms Condition causes pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness of the tendon.
Treatments Rest, painkillers, ice, exercises.

Plantar Fasciitis

Symptoms Most common cause of heel pain. Caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch.
Treatments Medications, physical therapy, night splints and orthotics.

Bunion/Hammertoe

Symptoms Redness, swelling, pain near the MTP joint. Restricted or painful motion.
Treatments Physical therapy, orthotics, medications, surgery to remove bony enlargement.

Overpronation/Supination

Symptoms Muscles and ligaments become loose, may shift or twist.
Treatments Use prefabricated or custom orthotics, physical therapy.

Flat Feet (Pes Planus)

Symptoms The longitudinal arch in the foot has not developed normally and is flattened out.
Treatments Wearing spacious shoes, orthotic shoe devices, surgery is rarely needed.

High Arched Feet

Symptoms Condition is where foot has a very high arch. Can cause pain and instability.
Treatments Orthotic devices, shoe modifications, bracing, surgery in some severe cases.