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Aug 5, 2020

10 Foot Problems NOT to be Ignored!

“Are your feet stopping you from doing what you want to do?”

Here at Ashbourne & Hilton Physiotherapy Centres, we are here to help you “regain your full potential”.  Our physio – Charlotte King has a keen interest in foot issues.

Charlotte can help with issues such as gait analysis, manual therapy, electrotherapy, exercise prescription, Orthotics prescribed or advised, gait re-education and footwear advice.

Charlotte King – Physiotherapist BSc (Hons)

Charlotte 22

Enjoy the pleasures of life again with healthy feet!  Re-assessment of the feet throughout treatment, will enable our patients to return to their favourite activities and passions in life…. Whether hill walking, playing tennis, football or running marathons we are here to help you enjoy your life again!

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football

Common foot problems frequently seen in physio clinics:

 

Achilles Tendinopathy

 

Inflammation or wear and tear changes in the tendon in the lower calf above the heel.

 

Plantarfasciitis

Pain in the sole of the foot, often worse in the morning.

 

Metatarsalgia

Pain in the ball of the foot or base of the toes.

 

Bunions

Or ‘Hallux Valgus’ is a condition when the big toe might point towards the other toes and a bony bump appears on the side of the foot.

 

Overpronation/Oversupination

A flattening or overarching of the foot.

 

Stress fracture

A small crack or severe bruising of the bone usually caused by overuse or repetitive activities.

 

Ligament strains/sprains

An overstretch of the supporting structures of the joints during a trip or fall.

 

Ligament strains/sprains

An overstretch of the supporting structures of the joints during a trip or fall.

 

Ligament strains/sprains

An overstretch of the supporting structures of the joints during a trip or fall.

 

Osteoarthritis

Degenerative condition that affects the joint surfaces.

Making your feet more comfortable!

Here at Ashbourne Physiotherapy and Hilton Physiotherapy Centres, we are able to offer the immediate convenience of pain relief. Our Physiotherapists are able to advise suitable suggestions, such as heel cups, toe spreaders, etc which can be offered to the patient to help with relief from pain, or if preferred, the patient can of course purchase items on line from other suppliers.

Avoid painful feet with the right footwear!

Advice is also given on suitable shoes and a change of footwear is recommended if you are out for the day, a suitable change of comfortable footwear is highly recommended to prevent any painful issues with your feet.

Please ask for more information to keep your feet happy and in great shape!

PLEASE CALL: 01335 344952 OR Hilton: 01283 777070

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