It’s certainly hard not to take our ankles for granted, so let’s stop for a moment and think about this modest member of the body. Imagine walking, running, jumping, shopping or exercising without ankles, or with painful ankles. Hard, right?
Our ankles are such a vital part of the body’s mobility mechanisms, so don’t ignore any pain, swelling or inflammation you may be experiencing – Brighton Road Podiatry is here to help!
Expert diagnosis is key
Some of the more common ankle conditions we treat include:
Injury – from a fall or impact
Sprains – overstretched or torn ligaments
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome – nerve compression
Peroneal Tendonitis – inflammation of the tendons that stabilise the ankle
Arthritis – osteo or rheumatoid
And there are many more! With such an array of conditions, it is vital to have your ankle pain properly assessed by an Australian Podiatry Association podiatrist at Brighton Road Podiatry.
How we can help
There are a plethora of treatment options for your ankle pain that are sure to put the spring back in your step. Therapy options can include:
- Dry needling/Western medicine acupuncture
- Laser therapy
Although tempting, self-diagnosis of your ankle pain using Google is never a good idea, especially when you can easily speak to your trusted podiatrist at Brighton Road Podiatry. After all, pain-free feet and ankles are essential for a happy, healthy life, so give them the care they deserve and book a consultation today.
Call today or book on-line and take your first step towards feeling great again! 08 8298 4166
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