Whether you're a walker, a runner or just trying to get from A to B, any foot pain can make life difficult. There are a number of contributing factors which can cause discomfort and pain in the foot. Foot pain can be caused by genetically inherited conditions such as a mechanical imbalance in the foot, or developed from an injury or inappropriate foot wear. The foot is comprised of 26 bones and is supported by ligaments, muscle and plantar fascia. Foot pain is a common problem and there are a wide range of possible causes.
There are many conditions which can cause added stress on your feet leading to pain and discomfort such as:
Flat Feet, Arch Pain, Plantar Fasciitis , Bunions (Hallux valgus), Diabetic Foot, Diabetic Ulcers, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Diabetes & Foot Care, Gait Dysfunction & Abnormalities, Haglund’s Deformity, Heel pain, Heel Spur, Heel Stress Fracture, Limp, Metatarsal Pain, Morton’s Neuroma, Posterior Heel Pain, Runner’s knee, Shin Splints, Sprained Ankle and Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.
For related issues see our blog posting. Foot pain can prevent you from achieving your sporting goals or impede your everyday mobility. Our Charted Physiotherapists can diagnose and treatment your problematic foot pain.
Our highly skilled Physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment to help identify the cause of the foot pain and recommend ways to reduce or resolve your discomfort.
Once your foot pain has been diagnosed our Chartered Physiotherapists will use a variety of evidence based treatments to reduce your pain and increase your function. The cause of foot pain is often multifactorial and a variety of different treatments, such as ice, massage, strengthening and range of motion exercises, corrective footwear and stretching regimes, may be used.
Our podiatry service offers effective relief from foot problems such as mechanical imbalance, corns and calluses, foot ulceration, tendonitis and recurrent ankle sprain.
All of our Physiotherapists are fully qualified with extensive clinical experience in the treatment of foot pain. On your first visit, we will set out a plan to quickly relieve your pain and discomfort.
Our Physiotherapists will not just treat the pain in your foot, but will also help you understand the cause of your pain and how to manage or prevent future recurrence.
We may advise you to visit are team of podiatrists at Spectrum Foot Clinics for a more specialised consultation.
All our Physiotherapists are Chartered by the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, so you know your feet are in safe hands.