The foot and ankle joints are very complex and intricate. There are many bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons in a compact area, making this area particularly vulnerable to injury. The foot and ankle may become injured via an overuse mechanism, such as long distance running and marathon training, or it is also susceptible to acute injuries such as ankle ligament strain, more commonly known as a 'rolled ankle'.
At Melbourne Sports Physiotherapy, we have the expert skills to treat and assess all foot and ankle injuries. We are also able to refer you on for further investigations (such as X-Ray and MRI) if we feel there may be a fracture or other structural injury occurring. With onsite Podiatry through Melbourne Podiatry Clinic, we feel we have the capacity to treat all foot and ankle injuries across the Melbourne area.
Our Physiotherapists commonly assess and treat the following conditions: