Foot & Ankle Pain Injuries Category

28 07, 2021

How The Gray Method™ Can Help With Bunions

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Have you had surgery to remove your bunions only to have them grow back? Bunions can be extremely uncomfortable and painful. Most bunions cannot be self-treated and require medical attention for long-term relief. However, the good news is that there are non-surgical options that can help you out. Most medical professionals will recommend surgery to remove painful bunions. The problem.... Surgery doesn't get to the root cause of your bunions and simply addresses the symptoms. And because of that, bunions will gradually return after removal. This article will cover the definition and symptoms of bunions, followed by how physical therapy is the best non-surgical bunion treatment option that helps to improve and [...]

16 06, 2021

How To Choose The Right Shoes For You

By |June 16th, 2021|

What do you look for when you go shoe shopping? The look? The style? The color? Or simply just the name of the brand? Well, here's some news for you! There is a lot that goes into orthotics that you need to consider before you choose your shoes! A lot of these considerations are beneficial in keeping your feet happy and healthy as you indulge in your favorite activities. What's more, custom orthotics can also help you prevent injuries and keep your entire body healthy at the same time! So, how do you choose the right shoe for yourself? Here are the eight main things you need to look for! #1 Look For [...]

9 06, 2021

A Definitive Guide to Foot & Ankle Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, FL

By |June 9th, 2021|

Foot and ankle pain are some of the most common ailments our patients suffer from and seek treatment for at our clinic. The truth is most of these conditions and their associated pain are fully treatable without surgery, resting, or dangerous drugs. If you’ve recently experienced or struggled with ongoing foot or ankle pain, then continue to read below as we reveal/explain exactly how we treat 6 of the most common foot conditions by a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Foot Condition #1: Bunions What are bunions? Most people think that a bunion (called hallux valgus) is just a bump at the side of your foot, near the big toe. It’s actually a deformity [...]

17 08, 2018

Causes and Prevention: Why Your Foot and Ankle Are Killing You?

By |August 17th, 2018|

The condition of your feet can give you a lot of clues about multiple medical issues, like diabetes, arthritis, or sprain. Foot and ankle pain is a widespread problem among people of all ages and gender, and it refers to any kind of discomfort in your foot and ankles. 92.1% of people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis suffer from foot pain, and it substantially impacts their life and work. - NCBI Here we have made a list of causes that might be killing your foot and ankle. Pain No pain should be ever ignored, whether it is acute or chronic. When it is food and ankle pain you can experience: Pain in the [...]

11 05, 2018

Severe Ankle Sprain

By |May 11th, 2018|

Ankle Sprains are one most common sports injuries that can happen to anyone. The ankles support the body’s entire weight, hence are vulnerable to instability. Walking on a rough surface or wearing the wrong sized shoes causes a sudden loss of balance which makes the ankle twist. The extremity of the turn the ankle takes causes the sprain. The far enough twisting tears the muscle fibers and ligaments responsible for holding the bones together resulting in a sprain.   How Do I Know If I Have a Severe Ankle Sprain? Fancy bandages and couch surfing the internet might not contribute enough for treating the severe ankle sprain. It might not be common, but [...]

8 05, 2018

How to Get Back on Your Feet With Ankle Physical Therapy

By |May 8th, 2018|

Introduction To Ankle Physical Therapy The ankle bears the weight of our body making it highly prone to injuries. One of the most common injuries to the human body is ankle injury, which can typically be sprains or strains, inflammation of the Achilles tendon or Achilles tendonitis and fractures. There are many possible reasons for any of these problems from wearing improper or inappropriate footwear to overuse of the muscles in your ankle and trauma caused by accidents. Ankle injury can happen to you whether you are an athlete, a sales person required to stand for long hours in your job, or if you simply tripped while walking. How Ankle Physical Therapy [...]

29 11, 2017

How to Prevent Running Injuries (Part 2): Enhancing Ankle Mobility

By |November 29th, 2017|

Why Ankle Mobility Is Important To Prevent Running Injuries... Running injuries are common place with recreational and elite runners. Most running injuries can be prevented with a sound training program mixed with strength training, proper shoe wear, and adequate mobility and strength. In this post, we're going to disclose one of the main reasons why runners get injuries..... In this regard, it is lack of adequate ankle mobility. We''ll disclose why runners need ankle mobility, how to test it on themselves, and finally how they can improve upon it. Lastly, will talk about the importance of proper shoe wear. If you missed last week's post you can find it by Clicking Here. [...]