Your ankle is one of the most important joints in your body. It plays a crucial role in movement, stability, and locomotion to keep us moving forward. One of the most critical ways to protect the ankle and keep it healthy is by performing strengthening exercises. The stronger that the ankle is, the less likely […]
Foot and Ankle Pain
A collection of posts regarding knee pain and physical therapy aides.
Ankle stiffness is a common problem that often doesn’t get seem to noticed until the stiffness starts to impact daily activities or it’s affecting recovery after surgery. Most people never realize how stiff their ankles have become until it’s progressed to a point of pain or limited ability. Limited ankle dorsiflexion (bending the ankle up
We depend heavily on our feet to get us around, but our feet and ankles can bark back by giving us pain. Sometimes the pain comes from a wrong step, but sometimes the pain comes from the hand we’ve been dealt in life–high arches. Having high arches can sometimes predispose people to foot and ankle
Foot pain stemming from an injury, overwork, or overuse is a common and debilitating symptom for many people. Pain in the heel can prevent you from enjoying a lovely spring day or getting the exercise you need to stay happy and healthy. Many people with this type of foot pain will keep themselves from walking
Using a brace for ankle Arthritis is a great option. Different types of arthritis act on the body in different ways. But the effects and outcomes of the condition can be very similar. Arthritis is inflammation and degradation within the joints that results in pain, swelling, and stiffness. Arthritis in your ankles is no different.