Conditions we have successfully treated:
- Ankle Pain
- Shin Splints
- Ankle Sprains
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Excessive Pronation
- Post Surgical Conditions
- Tibialis Posterior Tendonitis
What are my treatment options?
- Corticosteroid Injections
Advantages of Physiotherapy:
- No side effects.
- Supported by clinical research*.
- Customized to treat the underlying cause.
Your Recovery Process:
- Pain Relief
- Recovery of Mobility or Stability
- Increased Strength
- Recovery of Walking and Functional Skills
- Independent Care
Components of Your Care:
- A thorough biomechanical evaluation.
- Extensive patient education.
- A customized treatment plan.
- Gentle hands-on techniques to relax the muscles.
- Effective joint mobilization techniques to decrease stiffness.
- Pain relieving modalities such as ice, heat, ultrasound or electrical stimulation.
- Targeted stretching for tight muscles.
- Walking retraining.
- Balance exercises.
- Shoe inserts (orthotic recommendations).
Physiotherapy for Ankle and Foot PainClick the <PLAY> buttons in the square below to see videos of some treatments for ankle and foot pain.
Ankle Joint Mobilization Click to view the video
Ankle Joint MobilizationHands-on therapeutic procedures intended to increase soft tissue or ankle joint mobility. Mobilization is usually prescribed to increase mobility, decrease joint stiffness, and to relieve pain. There are many types of mobilization techniques including Grimsby, Maitland, Kaltenborn, Isometric Mobilizations, etc.
Ankle Joint Passive Range of Motion Click to view the video
Ankle Joint Passive Range of MotionThe movement of the ankle by the patient or therapist through a range of motion without the use of the muscles that “actively” move the joint(s).
Ankle Progressive Resistive Range of Motion Click to view the video
Ankle Progressive Resistive Range of MotionExercises that gradually increase in resistance (weights) and in repetitions. PRE is usually prescribed for reeducation of muscles and strengthening. Weights, rubber bands, and body weight can be used as resistance.
Cryotherapy or Cold Therapy Click to view the video