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While the ankle is a small part of the body, it is a complex body part. There are a variety of conditions that can cause ankle pain including overuse or injury. Here’s a list of some common causes of ankle pain:

Sprains

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Chronic Instability

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Arthritis

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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Peripheral Neuropathy

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Achilles Tendonitis

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Shin Splints

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Total Ankle Replacement and Other Surgeries

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Fracture

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Chronic Pain

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Muscle Strain

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Muscle Tightness/Decreased ROM

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We will identify the root cause of the pain and provide a treatment plan that treats the whole body as a movement system. A thorough evaluation is done by a physical therapist, an individualized treatment plan is developed, which targets the injury.

While some treatment may include stretching and strengthening other physical therapy modalities may include: massage, ultrasound, electrical stimulation and cold and heat treatment. All of these methods reduce inflammation, reduce pain and improve mobility. 

Overall, physical therapy is a multi-faceted science that has been proven effective for patients with foot and ankle pain.

Ready to start physical therapy for your ankle pain? Contact us today to schedule a one-on-one consultation. We’ll create a personalized treatment plan designed just for you. Let Physical Therapy help you get back on your feet!