Ankle Pain Treatment Doreen

At Muscle Joint Bone Clinic, Your Body Matters.

Muscle Joint Bone offers quality care for ankle pain to local residents in Doreen & surrounding areas including Yan Yean, Epping, Mill Park, Yarrambat, Hurstbridge, Mernda, Whittlesea & South Morang.

WHAT IS ANKLE PAIN

Ankle pain is commonly due to a sprain or tendinitis and can range from mild which can resolve in 24 hours or severe which can require surgical repair. Sprains which are defined as a tearing of the ligaments that connect bone to bone and help stabilize the joint.

Ankle injuries are one of the most common sporting injuries in sports, especially netball, basketball, football and volleyball where there is jumping, twisting and turning movements.

An ankle sprain may take longer to heal if the ankle joint becomes unstable. Acute ankle sprains result from a force to the ankle joint and players usually hear a ‘snap’ due to the tearing of the ligament.

Immediate treatment of any soft tissue injury consists of the RICER protocol which is ‘rest, ice, compression, elevation and referral’.

A sports medicine professional should be seen as soon as possible to determine the extent of the injury. Our team of allied health professionals including Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists & Podiatrists can offer care for all ankle pain conditions.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR TREATMENT

At Muscle Joint Bone Clinic, you are given a thorough assessment to allow clear diagnosis and prescribe the best ankle pain treatment options for your needs. Our professional team will then ensure you receive the most appropriate and effective treatment to help you achieve:

  • Pain relief
  • Maintain mobility and comfort
  • Reduce stiffness and pain
  • Prevent pain and injury
  • Increase the mobility of joints

The most effective ankle treatment involves a combination of hands on treatment and exercises prescribed by your podiatrist. Physical treatments will restore normal motion of the joint, and loosen tense muscles around the ankle. Furthermore, your rehabilitation exercises are designed to quicken your recovery, and build strength to prevent further injury.

Your podiatrist’s treatment plan is tailored to your history, injury and physical goals. Regardless of your ankle pain’s cause- surgery, injury or other causes, your podiatrist will provide you with the treatment and long term solutions for recovery.

WHEN TO VISIT OUR CLINIC

Book in to see one of our highly skilled experts if you’re experiencing any of the following complaints:

  • Foot pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Arch pain
  • Lower extremity discomforts

All of Muscle Joint Bone Clinic’s practitioners are government registered healthcare professionals. For more information on how podiatry can help you, or to book an appointment contact us on (03) 9715 0582.

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