Foot and Ankle Pain Facts
If you have foot pain, ankle pain, heel pain, or arthritis, it’s important to know there is hope.
Does foot pain and ankle pain stop you enjoying life?
Do you get aching pain after resting, or sharp pain in your feet when walking on them?
Have you had to give up what you enjoy because of pain?
At Posture Podiatry we have seen thousands of people who are frustrated because foot and ankle pain is holding them back from life.
Do you have any of the following conditions?
• Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis
• Sharp pain in your forefoot (Neuroma/Metatarsalgia)
• Hammer Toes
• Aching arches
If you are suffering from any of these problems, you need to know that there is help available.
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Pain medication could be making things worse
Pain is the usual warning sign telling you to stop.
Some pain medication lets you keep going, but pills don’t fix the real problem. In fact, if you keep taking pills you may be more likely to do things that cause more damage.
Foot and Ankle pain is not just “Old Age”
If that was true, then every part of your body would be painful… because everything in your body is the same age!
Pain is normal, but pain that doesn’t go away is NOT normal.
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You don’t have to wear ugly shoes or bulky insoles to fix foot pain.
You must find the true cause of your pain to be able to treat it effectively.
The good news is there is a solution. Your body has a remarkable ability to heal itself; it sometimes just needs a little help.
Here are 4 things you can do for yourself.
1. Massage: You can condition your muscles by massaging the painful area. Simply rub the area, kneading the tight muscles.
You can also roll your foot over a tennis ball or golf ball.
Remember that your pain may be referred from other areas, so massage all over.
2. Mobilise: You need to mobilise tight joints to promote better movement.
Write the ABC’s in the air with your toes, moving only your feet and ankles
Gently move tight joints through their full range of motion.
3. Stretch: Increase your range of movement
Calf stretches or Plantar fascia stretches can help release tension as well
4. Strengthen: Improve your ability to cope with demands of daily life.
Simply walking on soft sand, or picking up a towel with your toes can help to build strength in your feet
Call 8362 5900 to schedule a Gap Free* examination to see if we can help.
We’ll help you find the right solution. Terms and conditions apply.
Here’s how we can help:
Posture Podiatry is a podiatry clinic located in Kent Town, just outside of the city of Adelaide, South Australia.
Our podiatrists use a 3-Step system for uncovering the true cause of pain, without drugs or surgery.
How many people feel they could perform better, achieve their goals and enjoy life without pain holding them back?
What You Can Expect from Us…
We take a complete history, and take the time to really listen to your concerns. Our Podiatrists complete a full assessment, and explain the situation so you have a complete understanding of your problem and potential solutions.
You are treated as a real person, and we tailor a treatment plan for you. We are experienced podiatrists with over 40 years of combined clinical experience. We’re certain we have the expertise to help you enjoy life again.
Still Not Sure If We Can Help?
Why not BOOK ONLINE for an Initial Gap Free* Assessment or Call 8362 5900 to schedule a Gap Free* examination to see if we can help. We’ll help you find the right solution. Terms and conditions apply.
*To qualify you will need private health insurance that covers you for Podiatry consultation and examination. Terms & conditions apply. Minimum rebates applicable.