Ankle and foot pain

The foot and ankle have a complex structure consisting of 26 bones, more than 30 small joints and many muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. To find out what's causing your foot or ankle pain Clinic 360 will provide a detailed examination and diagnostic ultrasound scan to reveal the true nature of your problem.

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Ankle and foot pain – Clinic 360 | Leeds

Ankle pain

The ankle joint is placed under extreme compressive forces during walking, even more with running and jumping. Whilst joint degeneration is not uncommon it is not as common as osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

That said, the ankle joint can be a source of significant pain and limit a person’s mobility. The ankle joint is also prone to ligament sprains and tendinopathies, if these are left untreated they can become chronic. It is essential to regain full ankle joint mobility and strength and balance for an individual to return to normal function. The recovery of ankle sprains, tendinopathies, fractures and joint degeneration can be improved with appropriate and structured rehabilitation. Sometimes injection therapy can assist by decreasing excessive inflammation.

Foot pain

The foot is comprised of many bones and is placed under high levels of mechanical stress. When the foot fails to provide adequate support either due to injury or degeneration, the subsequent pain can have a significant debilitating impact on the person’s quality of life.

From joint irritation to ligament strains, tendon problems and ruptures to nerve compression, stress fractures, heel pain and bony spurs. The foot has many common and many different pathologies. Best treatment can only be delivered when an accurate diagnosis has been established. Clinic 360 can help provide a solution to your foot pain because of our clinical team’s knowledge and skill and access to the latest state-of-the-art medical scanners and rehabilitation equipment.

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