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Ankle Pain Treatment Ringwood

Ankle pain is a very common condition and can either be a result of an issue within the muscle or joint.

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What is ankle pain?

Ankle pain is a very common condition and can either be a result of an issue within the muscle or joint. Its symptoms can range in severity and some people may find the pain debilitating. There is a range of treatment options for ankle pain, however.

If you’re looking for ankle pain treatment in Ringwood, our team of friendly professionals can help. Not only will we get you back to doing what you do best but we’ll get to the root cause of your ankle pain too.

What causes ankle pain?

Ankle pain can be caused by a number of different factors. The most common causes are:

  • Sprains and breaks
  • Achilles tendonitis 
  • Bursitis 
  • Arthritis 

What are the symptoms of ankle pain?

Ankle pain symptoms can vary from person to person and also in severity. Some individuals are able to carry on with their daily activities while others find it difficult to move. However, some of the most common ankle pain symptoms are:

  • Pain in the ankle joint
  • Pain in the foot and toes
  • Pain going up the leg
  • Redness and swelling 
  • Stiffness
  • Bruising
  • Difficulty moving
  • A popping sensation when moving 

How can ankle pain be managed? 

While ankle pain can feel very difficult to deal with, there are lots of effective treatments. It can also be managed effectively at home with the use of over-the-counter painkillers, lots of rest, and ice packs on the affected area. It’s also advised to elevate your ankle and to try gentle stretching. Just be sure to only do what you can do without pain.

What are the treatments for ankle pain?

Ankle pain treatment will depend on your specific symptoms and the root cause of your pain. Your GP may prescribe a supportive bandage or splint to help take away some of the pressure on your ankle. Steroid injections, strong medication and surgery can also be recommended. It may be that you also require a personalised physical therapy plan that includes light exercise and stretching. 

How can chiropractic care help ankle pain?

Chiropractors use their hands to manipulate joints and muscles while relieving tension and pressure around the body. 

As well as this, chiropractic care can:

  • Strengthen muscles 
  • Realign joints
  • Make movement easier 

This makes chiropractic care an effective treatment for ankle, hip, foot, back, neck, and even headaches. Plus, research shows it can also be used to relieve patients of symptoms related to osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica and slipped discs

Where can I get ankle pain treatment in Ringwood?

If you’re suffering from ankle pain, our team of chiropractors can help. Plus, we even offer a free discovery visit so that you can come and meet our team and see our clinic for yourself. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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FAQs about Ankle pain

Most frequent questions and answers

The best treatment for ankle pain will depend on the cause of your pain but typically rest and gentle stretching is key. This is as well as chiropractic care which has been proven to relieve pain all over the body.

The most common cause of ankle pain is repetitive strain either from standing or walking for prolonged periods, or arthritis pain.

In some cases, gentle exercise will help with your ankle pain however if your pain is a result of an injury, you could do more damage. It’s best to consult a team of healthcare professionals, like us, to determine the ideal course of action.

Again, your ankle pain may be getting worse because you are doing something to trigger it or it may be that the treatment you’re currently trying just isn’t working. Often, our patients feel pain relief after just one session so if you haven’t tried chiropractic care for ankle pain, why not get in touch?

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