Ankle Sprains Treatment

Point Cook and Yarraville

Management of Rolled Ankles in Point Cook and Yarraville

Ankle sprainTreatment - TFC Podiatry

Ankle sprain is a commonly used and profoundly misunderstood term which is broadly used to describe a group of acute ankle injuries. It refers to the injury or strain placed on ligaments during activity or motion when inverted or everted. During movement, ligaments, which attach bone to bone, can become over stretched and torn. This results in inflammation and pain.

Symptoms

      Pain

      Instability

      Red and hot ankles

      Swelling

      Heat

      Stiffness or decreased range of motion

      Bruising

      Pain upon weight-bearing

 

If you suspect you have sprained your ankle it is important to see a podiatrist. Without proper diagnosis, rehabilitation and ankle sprains treatment more chronic conditions are likely to develop due to further injury. These may include; chronic ankle pain, imbalance and ankle joint arthritis.

 How Does TFC Podiatry Treat Ankle Sprains?

 Ankle Braces

Strapping

Sport Modification/ Advice

Footwear modification

Orthotic therapy

Dry Needling

Ankle Rehabilitation

Proper Assessment

Stregnthening

Ankle Proprioception Training

Refer For Imaging (X-rays/ Ultrasound/ MRi)