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Foot Pain Physiotherapy

Foot pain treated by Physiotherapist Sydney

Foot Pain Physiotherapy At Sydney Physio Clinic

Physiotherapists Sydney wide commonly deal with patients complaining of painful feet requiring foot pain physiotherapy. According to a cross-sectional postal survey by Garrow AP, Silman AJ, Macfarlane GJ; The Cheshire Foot Pain and Disability Survey: a population survey assessing prevalence and associations. in “Pain” journal 2004 Jul;110(1-2):378-84 there is a 9.4% prevalence of disabling foot conditions. This means if you don’t have foot pain yourself you are more than likely to know someone who does. Some of the risk factors for foot pain include high impact exercise, obesity, increasing age and underlying medical conditions like diabetes.

Causes Of Foot Pain Seen By Physiotherapists Sydney Wide

There are many causes of foot pain, some of the common causes of foot pain are plantar fasciitis, hallux valgus (bunions), hallux rigidus (arthritis of the 1st MTP/big toe joint), stress fracture, bruised fat pad, insertional Achilles tendinopathy, cuboid syndrome and Morton’s neuroma.

Physiotherapists Sydney And Managing Foot Pain

Physiotherapists Sydney and worldwide understand the importance of appropriate footwear whatever the activity, protecting and supporting your foot during exercise and all activities of daily living goes a long way to helping prevent and manage foot pain. Physiotherapists are trained in assessing, diagnosing and managing foot pain of many causes, treatment may include footwear and activity guidance, orthotic prescription, exercise prescription, taping techniques and manual therapy techniques. Treatment provided will often focus on protecting against further injury, encouraging and facilitating correct positioning and biomechanics, improving joint and tissue mobility as well as strength. Don’t be one of the 9.4%, get your foot assessed sooner rather than later, early diagnosis and management via foot pain physiotherapy can significantly reduce the length and severity of disability as a result of foot pain.

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