Foot & ankle pain

The foot is made up of 26 bones, more than 30 small joints (where bones meet) and 19 muscles, numerous tendons, ligaments & nerves. This complex biomechanics keep all these parts in the right position with working together Problems in the feet and ankles are often, since your feet are attached to the ankle sometimes symptoms and treatments are interrelated, as with the Achilles.

Foot with high arch is generally less flexible and foot with lower arch tends to be more flexible. Although, they aren’t necessarily a problem but they can increase your chances of developing other foot problems.

Ankle pain can be associated with swelling, stiffness, redness and warmth in the involved area. The pain is often described as an intense dull ache that occurs upon weight bearing and ankle motion.

Common foot & ankle problems

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ledderhose Disease
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Arch Pain
  • Bunions
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Sesamoiditis


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Inflammatory arthritis

            -Rheumatoid arthritis 

            -Reactive arthritis 

           – Psoriatic arthritis 

  • Gout 
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Infection in the joint
  • Nerve damage or injury, such as sciatica
  • Blocked blood vessels


  • stiffness
  • pain
  • swelling
  • difficulty walking
  • inability to put any weight on the ankle
  • problems moving the ankle
  • bruising

Physical therapy for foot & ankle Pain at SOS Physio Rehab

Physical therapy at SOS PHYSIO Rehab can help in effectively managing pain in the foot and ankle, and relieve the discomfort associated with these disorders. Our physical therapists have extensive experience in treating foot and ankle disorders and can help you choose the best treatment which will ensure your safe and speedy recovery. Our aim is to ensure that your pain is reduced, and your ability to perform everyday activities with ease and comfort is restored.

There are many physical therapy treatments such as Manual therapy & Active Release Techniques (ART) are found to be very effective in treating this type of disorder.
For more information- Contact your local SOS PHYSIO clinic.

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