Ankle Pain

If you have an ankle injury or other pain, physical therapy can get you back on your feet while reducing the risk for further injury.

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Physical Therapy for Ankle Pain

Ankle injuries are a common source of pain, especially among athletes. In addition to being common, these injuries can be very debilitating as they can limit the ability to run, play sports, walk, or even stand to complete every day activities.  Injury to the ankle can occur with running, jumping, walking, or after a fall. These injuries can be an acute problem, such as an ankle sprain, or a chronic issue such as with arthritis.

Common Causes of Ankle Pain

 

The symptoms due to an ankle injury can vary greatly and may include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Instability
  • Bruising
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Burning
  • Poor balance
  • Stiffness
  • Pain with weight bearing activities such as walking or standing

How We Treat

Recurrence rates for injuries, such as an ankle sprain, have been reported to be as high as 80%. Physical therapy can not only help individuals recover faster to ultimately get them back on their feet, but can also reduce the risk of recurrence for an injury. After facing an injury, receiving early physical therapy intervention can maximize results.

A physical therapist will complete a comprehensive evaluation aimed at determining the underlying cause of your pain and will create a customized program to address your needs. This examination may include screening the entire lower quarter including your spine, hip, and knee as often these can be contributing to your pain.  Services may include:

  • Neuromuscular and balance training
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Taping
  • Manual therapy (Joint or soft tissue mobilization)
  • Dry needling
  • IASTM
  • Strength training
  • Endurance training
  • Gait training
  • Nerve mobilization
  • Modalities (Ice, heat, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, etc)

 

*Services are not available at all locations. Call or click the location page near you for that center’s services.

Dry Needling

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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

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Manual Therapy

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What to Expect

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When to Arrive

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When to Arrive

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When to Arrive

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