Foot and ankle pain can stem from a variety of different causes. The discomfort is commonly caused by injury to any of the ankle bones, ligaments, or tendons, as well as types of arthritis.
Common conditions that affect the ankle include:
- Sprained Ankle
- Achilles Tendinitis
Tendonitis or inflamed tendons, arthritis and bursitis are the most prevalent causes of hip discomfort.
Common conditions that affect the hip include:
- Hip Fractures
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Physiotherapy can help knee pain by manipulating the muscles, tendons and tissues to allow the pressure on the knee to be released — to soften the muscles and relax.
Common conditions that knee include:
- ACL Injury
- Torn Meniscus
- Knee Bursitis
- Strained Knee Ligament
Muscle strains, sprains, tears and spasms are some of the most common causes of acute and chronic neck pain. Neck muscles usually strain from poor postures, such as leaning or hunching over a computer or the phone.
Common conditions that affect the neck include:
Because of its extensive range of motion and flexibility, the shoulder is one of the most injured joints in the body. Elbows are also susceptible to pain due to their repeated use.
Common conditions that affect the shoulder & elbow include:
- Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
- Swimmers Shoulder
- Frozen Shoulder
- Tennis Elbow
- Golfer's Elbow
- Dislocated Shoulder
- Shoulder Impingement
Back pain is one of the most common conditions people seek help for, with lower back pain being one of the most cited reasons. Pain in the back commonly stems from strain, tension, or injury, and can be acute or chronic. When working in an office job, lower back pain can develop from physical inactivity.
Common conditions that affect the back include:
- Scoliosis (Spinal Curvature)
- Poor Posture
- Herniated Disk
- Rounded Back
Common conditions that affect the wrist include:
- Wrist Sprain
- Capral Tunnel Syndrome