Ankle & Foot Injuries & Pain Treatments

Ankle & Foot Injuries

Ankle Sprain

SymptomsRapid shifting movement with your foot planted, causes pain at the tear.
TreatmentsSwelling, bruising, and immobility occur. Treatment: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.

Achilles Tendinitis

SymptomsCondition causes pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness of the tendon.
TreatmentsRest, painkillers, ice, exercises.

Plantar Fasciitis

SymptomsMost common cause of heel pain. Caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch.
TreatmentsMedications, physical therapy, night splints and orthotics.

Bunion/Hammertoe

SymptomsRedness, swelling, pain near the MTP joint. Restricted or painful motion.
TreatmentsPhysical therapy, orthotics, medications, surgery to remove bony enlargement.

Overpronation/Supination

SymptomsMuscles and ligaments become loose, may shift or twist.
TreatmentsUse prefabricated or custom orthotics, physical therapy.

Flat Feet (Pes Planus)

SymptomsThe longitudinal arch in the foot has not developed normally and is flattened out.
TreatmentsWearing spacious shoes, orthotic shoe devices, surgery is rarely needed.

High Arched Feet

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