Foot And Ankle Pain
Pain in your ankle, foot and heel can lead to serious and multiple health problems as your feet lays foundation for performing different physical activities by means of connection with the ground. Different structural and postural problems throughout your body can arise from foot pain, affecting muscles and joints in your body.
Foot And Ankle Pain Specialists At IPRC
Many physical therapists use one-size-fits all approach for their patients utilizing antiquated timeline. Their cookie cutter exercise fails to properly rehabilitate patients suffering from foot pain and optimal movement and function is not restored. At IPRC, we tailor personalized treatment approach for every patient and unique condition they are suffering from. Our advanced technologies helps in proper diagnoses and measures parameter of your joint angles, gait, loads and muscle firing patterns. Then we design individualized treatment approach based on collected data. We also measure progress time to time ensuring full recovery.
Our experience of combining advanced technology with innovative treatment method makes IPRC the best physical therapy clinic for rehabilitation of foot and ankle pain. Different patients come to IPRC for foot pain relief and performance enhancement. we are fully aware that each patient has unique condition and anatomy. We utilize one-on-one treatment approach for each patient and avoid using cookies cutter exercise. Apart from restoring ROM and strength of different structure around your ankle joint, we also retrain the body -brain connection for restoring of neuromuscular recruitment patterns. which are mostly disturbed following injury. This will also reduce the risk of further injury. IPRC is one of the top clinic of physical therapy in Rawalpindi and Islamabad for ankle and foot pain relief.
Why Treatment At IPRC Is Better Than Conventional Physical Therapy?
Nowadays surgeries of foot and ankle have become very common. Replacement of ankle joints shows reduced optimistic outcomes as compared to knee and hip surgeries due to complex structures of ankle and foot.
The specialists at IPRC use advanced technology and top-notch physical therapy for the reduction of your foot and ankle pain and dysfunction that are rarely found in private clinics. IPRC provides the most comprehensive and advance technology approach for the rehabilitation and treatment of your ankle and foot.
The experts at IPRC believes that best outcomes can only be achieved after conducting proper assessment and examination. We believe that successful examination and diagnosis leads to successful treatment to achieve best results.
Foot And Ankle Conditions Treated At IPRC
- Ankle sprains
- Peroneal tendonitis
- Achilles tendinitis
- Arch pain
- Tibialis posterior tendonitis
- Chronic Ankle instability
- Foot and ankle stress fractures
- Heel pain and plantar fasciitis
- Tibial stress syndrome.
- Shin splints
- Halux valgus
- Halux limitus
- Morton’s neuroma
- Flat and overpronated feet
- Plantar plate tears
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
- Pinched foot nerves
Symptoms, Causes And Risk Factors Of Ankle And Foot Pain
- Different deformities of joints and bones
- Tenderness and soreness of soft tissues and fascia.
- Tingling sensation and numbness.
- Stiffness and spasm
- Reduced range of motion and mobility of ankle, foot or toes.
- Trauma from accident or sports.
- Overuse from exercise, running and sports.
- Badly fitted footwear or high heel shoes.
- Activities involving increased standing
- Gait anomalies.
- Construction worker
- Advanced age
- Excessive participation in sports
- Sedentary lifestyle.
Treatment Of Foot And Ankle Pain At IPRC
At IPRC, the following treatments are used for reducing foot pain and dysfunction.
Gait analysis and retraining:
Mechanical errors in your gait during running and walking can cause pain in your ankle and foot. Our experts conduct assessments of your activation pattern of muscles, distribution of weight, different ground reaction forces, etc. After determining errors in your gait, we utilize proper gait retraining to correct those errors.
Different researches show that tendons heal quickly and regain function faster by progressive weight loading therapy.
Evidence proved that eccentric training of tendons in which your muscle is lengthening is the best and most effective treatment for restoring function and reducing pain.
Treadmill is used in retraining of gait patterns. It will also keep your muscles active to ensure fast recovery. Strengthening exercises using treadmill will ensure proper rehabilitation. Treadmill will help you to stay active.
Cupping therapy helps in improving blood flow and reducing symptoms. it also aids in relaxation and facilitates healing process.
Elliptical training appears to be safe and feasible for improving balance, endurance and functional mobility. Elliptical will increase workout without enhancing stress on your joints. This workout will burn calories. Elliptical also increase strength of muscles of lower extremity.
Manual therapy is a hands-on technique to body tissues which increases mobility of shoulder joint. ROM is also increased with the help of manual therapy. Joint mobilization will improve both stability and mobility.
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS):
DNS technique will help in restoring innate functional movement patterns by stimulation of central nervous system in retraining of neurophysiological patterns of your locomotion system. It will also help in correction of motor deficiencies.
Evidence proved that by utilizing passive treatment modalities like electrotherapy, manual therapy and tapping will provide additional benefits when use in combination with therapeutic exercises.
Therapeutic ultrasound to reduce pain, increase circulation and relax tissue tension.
Interferential current (IFC)
Interferential current (IFC) is electrical muscle stimulation to relieve pain and promote faster healing of our patients.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS):
TENS is used to slow down the pain signals that goes to brain and spinal cord which may help in muscle relaxation and reducing pain.
Prevention Of Foot And Ankle Pain
A person who actively participates in sports and exercise have higher risk of developing foot and ankle injuries. By wearing supportive and properly fitted footwear and taking adequate time for recovery can reduce risk for developing foot and ankle injuries and pain.
Different occupations thar require long standing hours such as industrial worker, restaurant worker, etc. should use supportive footwear that are suitable for their work. By elevating your feet and soaking your tired feet in Epsom salt at the end of the day can help in reducing different conditions of feet like planter fasciitis. By avoiding running and stepping on uneven surface will reduce your foot pain.
Get Personalized Treatment That Is Especially Designed For You
Treatment of foot and ankle pain at IPRC combines foot myofascial release, foot manipulation, exercises of lower kinetic chain, stretching exercises, etc. The non-invasive conservative treatment at IPRC is superior to injections of steroid and orthotics use because we not only treat symptoms but the exact source of your pain.
We utilize functional and integrative treatment approaches. We correct the errors in your gait so that function is restored which makes your foot ground adaptable. Our treatment is based on proper examination and diagnosis of the exact cause of pain and to eliminate it to make proper use of foot and ankle. We use individualized treatment approach and never use one-size-fit-all approach to treat your ankle and foot pain. We are fully aware that each patient has a unique anatomy, and their condition has unique and specific characteristics. Our top-notch and personalized treatment of physical therapy really works.
Get Best Physical Therapy For Your Foot And Ankle Pain At IPRC
IPRC is the top-rated clinic of physical therapy for ankle and foot pain at Rawalpindi and Islamabad. We provide transformative treatment that is game changer for relieving your ankle and foot pain. Schedule your appointment today and find why specialist at IPRC are best for relieving you ankle and foot pain.
Dr. Aleem Certifications In Physical Therapy
Certified Mulligan Practitioner
He is also Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP) in 2020. Mulligan Manual therapy is used to treat pain and injuries like back pain, neck pain, upper and lower extremities injuries. It reduces pain and improves mobility and range of motion. Mulligan concepts include natural apophyseal glides (NAGS), Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides (SNAGS) and Mobilization with Movement (MWM) to treat variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Aleem is only CMP of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
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Dr. Aleem also delivers lecture on ergonomics at corporate sector in whole Pakistan including Telenor, PTCL and Ufone.