What is an Ankle Sprain?
- Caused by an unnatural rotational force of the ankle on the foot, which may result in excessive stretching or tearing of ligaments on either side of your ankle
- A sprain may result in excessive ankle swelling and bruising. The amount of swelling and bruising can impact the degree of damage and duration of treatment
- Treatment may include rest, ice, elevation, therapeutic modalities and compressive bandaging to help immobilize the joint during healing
What are the benefits of going to see a foot specialist?
There are several benefits to paying a visit to a chiropodist, also known as a foot specialist. Pain relief tends to be the biggest benefit for those suffering from issues such as heel spurs and plantar fasciitis. Chiropodists can also prescribe your custom orthotics that will help manage foot deformities, such as bunions. Custom orthotics can also improve posture and help patients hold their chiropractic adjustments longer. There are other symptoms like nail fungus, ingrown nails and many others. A licensed and knowledgeable chiropodist can help you get relief from several aches and pain. When it comes to your foot health and associated foot care, trust your feet in the hands of a friendly professional.
To summarize some of the benefits:
- Relieve Your Pain
- Improve foot deformities
- Improved posture
- and many more....