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Pain in the hips, knees, and lower back may be associated with an underlying issue in the foot and ankle. Since the foot and ankle bear the majority of all weight and are used on a daily basis, over time the foot and ankle can be exposed to severe discomfort, pain and structural changes.
There are two types of pain associated with foot and ankle pain; acute and chronic. Some may experience pain and discomfort for a couple of days or weeks, but if it exceeds six weeks, there may be an underlying chronic condition. It is highly recommended to see a doctor for diagnostic studies such as x-rays, MRI and Ct-scan to further identify any issues with the foot and ankle no matter if the pain and discomfort is sporadic or constant.
Common conditions associated with foot and ankle pain include:
At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, your first initial appointment with us will include a full and thorough exam of the spine. Your strength and range of motion will be measured. To gain further details into the source of your pain, additional diagnostic tests may be required:
After identifying the root cause of your condition, a customized treatment plan will be created for you. This plan not only includes the recommended programs for pain relief and correction, it also incorporates your mental and wellness goals to aid in long term results.
At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, we specialize in non-surgical treatments for foot and ankle pain. Our team of primary medical providers, chiropractors, physical therapists, and acupuncturists will create a customized treatment plan to treat and correct your foot and ankle pain.