Chiropractic Ankle and foot pain treatments in Kansas City
Are you experiencing ankle or foot pain?
Chiropractic Ankle and foot pain can be caused by poor biomechanics, muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, poor mobility, instability, acute trauma and irritated soft tissue structures. Ankle & foot pain is often the result of inefficient hip or foot stabilization strategies unless acute trauma has occurred.
Possible Treatments for Foot & Ankle Pain
Common treatments for foot & ankles pain vary depending on the causative factors. Evidence based treatment protocols are vital for long lasting beneficial effects. Leading soft tissue therapies for the foot & ankle include A.R.T., Dry Needling, and Graston.
The Chiropractic Graston Technique is one of the leading instrument assisted soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.Learn More
Dry Needling is the process of using a thin needle inserted into a trigger point to relieve a contracture within a muscle.Learn More
Conditions We Treat
Ankle sprains occur in both athlete and non athletes alike and often can be characterized by pain, swelling and stiffness.
Tell us about your pain.
Take a couple of minutes to tell us about your symptoms and pain areas. Prefer to chat over the phone? Call us for a free phone consultation.
Symptoms of Ankle & Foot Pain Can Include
- Pain with walking upon rising in the morning
- Pain while walking only on your heels
- Pain while walking only on your toes
- Pain with walking or running
- Heel pain (sharp or stabbing)
- Bruising or discoloration of skin
Chiropractic Foot pain treatments in Kansas City
Chiropractic care vs. in-home exercises
Corrective exercises and end range loading techniques when accompanied with manual therapies are proven more beneficial in creating proper long lasting soft tissue results.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have ankle pain when walking. Can FIT help with that?
Yes, the chiropractors at F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic can assess your gait to determine any underlying dysfunction that is causing pain while you walk. We will then determine a treatment plan to help relieve the pain and address any biomechanical issues.
Can a chiropractor treat outside ankle pain?
Yes, pain on the outside of an ankle is often attributed to an inversion ankle sprain, although there may be another reason for your pain. Our chiropractors will first evaluate to determine the exact cause of your pain. We will then provide conservative manual treatment options and rehabilitative exercises to improve stability and function.
Do you treat ankle tendonitis?
Yes the team at F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic regularly treats tendonitis. We will consider gait in addition to biomechanics and muscular strength and stability to develop a specialized treatment plan in order to reduce pain caused by ankle tendonitis and decrease recurrence rates.
Visit your local F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic
Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.