Ankle and Foot Relief
Do your feet hurt?
This patient guide is a free resource provided by Pure Life Physiotherapy & Health Centre
About this Ankle and Foot Pain Relief booklet:
Ankle and foot pain can affect any part of your foot, from your toes to your Achilles tendon at the back of your heel. Some foot pain is just an annoyance, but foot pain can also be more serious, especially if it’s the result of an injury or certain chronic conditions. Minor foot pain usually responds well to home treatment but more severe foot pain needs medical attention. If not treated, some types of foot pain can lead to long-term damage or disability.
Pain in your hip, knees, or back? It may all be from your ankles and feet!
Most ankle and foot pain is due to poorly fitting shoes, injury or overuse. But structural defects and medical conditions, such as arthritis and diabetes, also can lead to foot problems. And foot problems contribute to other sources of pain, like back, hip, and knee. That’s why this booklet is so important.
I hope you find the information in this booklet helpful.
Yours in Health,
Manvir Purewal MSc. PT