Mechanical Foot and Ankle Pain

Cambridge Foot and Ankle Pain Clinic

Our Cambridge Foot  & Ankle Pain Clinic has a registered osteopath that uses manual therapy and prescriptive exercise to treat and manage foot and ankle pain. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the severity of the pain, improve mobility and stability of the foot and ankle.

What can cause Foot and Ankle pain?

These are conditions that osteopaths can treatment

Plantar Fasciitis –  a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot

Tendinopathies – Either tendon strains or microtears

Myopathies- Either muscle strains or microtears –

Ligament sprains

capsular joint sprains

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome – a compression neuropathy and painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel.

Referred Pain from either the Low back and Pelvis (Sciatica) –

Medical Condtions that cause Foot and Ankle Pain?

These are conditions that osteopath might likely refer you to your doctor or another healhcare practitioner.

Osteoarthritis – a type of joint disease that results from breakdown of joint cartilage and underlying bone

Rheumatoid arthritis – a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints. It typically results in warm, swollen, and painful joints. Pain and stiffness often worsen following rest

Morton’s Neuroma – a benign neuroma of an intermetatarsal plantar nerve, most commonly of the second and third intermetatarsal spaces (between 2nd−3rd and 3rd−4th metatarsal heads), which results in the entrapment of the affected nerve.

Gout -A form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint. Pain typically comes on rapidly in less than twelve hours. The joint at the base of the big toe.

How Can We Help?

If the pain has a musculoskeletal origin or cause, then we can provide manual therapy treatment to help reduce the pain severity and improve joint mobility.

Cam Osteopathy

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