Poor foot biomechanics can also alter the alignment of your knees, hips, pelvis and spine causing pain and discomfort.Foot pain can arise from poor biomechanics. Our specialist physiotherapists provide a comprehensive assessment ensuring the cause of your foot pain is established and the correct treatment can commence.
What Causes Biomechanical Foot Pain
There are many factors to biomechanical foot pain. The smallest abnormality can make the foot function inefficiently. Some abnormalities may include:
- Abnormal foot alignment
- Unusual foot shape
- Poor footwear choices
- Plantar fasciitis
- Morton's neuroma
- Posterior tibialis syndrome
- Peroneus Longus syndrome
- Fibula impingement
- Arthritic ankle and foot joints
- Achilles tendonitis
- Shin splints
- Dropped arches
- Hammer toes
- Hallux rigidus
What problems caused by biomechanical foot pain can physiotherapy help with?
Physiotherapy treatment can help with a number of symptoms arising from poor foot biomechanics including:
- Muscle imbalance
- Decreased function
How is biomechanical foot pain diagnosed?
Biomechanical foot pain is diagnosed following a physiotherapist carrying out a comprehensive subjective and objective assessment. This is so the cause of your foot pain can be identified and the correct treatment can be implemented ensuring you get the most out of your physiotherapy session.
How does physiotherapy help someone with biomechanical foot pain?
Physiotherapy can help people suffering from biomechanical foot pain in a number of ways. Your treatment will be tailored around your presenting symptoms and will aim to:
- Decrease pain
- Decrease swelling
- Improve muscle balance
- Improve stability
- Return to function
What would physiotherapy treatment for biomechanical foot pain involve?
Physiotherapy treatment for biomechanical foot pain may include various treatment techniques are utilised to ensure you are able to achieve your optimal outcome. Treatment may include:
- Soft tissue massage
- Joint mobilisation
- Ice and heat treatment
- Biomechanical correction
- Exercises to improve flexibility, strength and balance
- The use of walking aids
- Footwear advice
- Return to activity program
- Anti-inflammatory advice
- Activity modification advice
- Prescription of orthotics
How do I arrange a physiotherapy assessment for biomechanical foot pain?
To arrange a physiotherapy assessment regarding biomechanical foot pain with one of our specialist physiotherapists then you can either email us at office@........... Or call us on 0151…………..
Biomechanical foot pain refers to symptoms arising caused by abnormal alignment. Our physiotherapists are experts in analysing your biomechanics to identify the misalignment and implement a specific treatment plan in order to decrease your symptoms. Various treatment techniques are available so you can achieve your optimal outcome. To make an appointment with one of our specialist physiotherapists then you can either email us at office@.................. Or call us on 0151…………