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Foot Pain

 

Foot Pain can be nasty, and often lead to other pains through out your body. There are many causes to the Foot Pain and leg pain, of which the most common include:

Aching Feet

Often due to the excessive use of muscles, aching feet can be caused by muscles needing to overwork because of joint displacement, also known as subluxation. This is also the cause of pain in the heels and in the ball of the foot. The treatment for this subluxation and the resultant overworking of your muscles is called Corrective Care.

Bunions

Bunions are when the joint of the big toe become distorted and enlarged. Because the big toe is pivotal in your body’s movement – acting as the base for walking and running – a weak and unstable base will often produce a bunion and lead to excruciating pain. In order to improve the pain and to stop the bunion from becoming worse, Corrective Care is used to stabilise the area and make it stronger. In cases where the problem is identified early, by applying Corrective Care, surgery may not be needed.

Excessive pronation

This condition is often association with the ankles atypically rolling and the foot arch lowering. In essence, the foot becomes very unstable and the bones are loose. Due to this, some other parts of the body must take over this activity, such as the muscles and tendons. This results in feet that constantly ache and are tired. Using Corrective Care therapy can improve the ankle’s strength and ability to cope with the impact of daily life.

Flat feet

When a person has flat feet, the body experiences an imbalance in the amount of impact and load bearing in muscles and joints. Corrective Care is used with certain exercises to strengthen muscles and restore the arch, thereby also improving alignment of the joint.

Hammer/claw toes

Hammer or claw toes are just as the name suggests. They develop because the foot is not working they develop because the foot is not working effectively and the foot and toes are constantly gripping the floor surface effectivity and the foot and toes are constantly gripping the floor surface. In order to repair this condition, Corrective Care is used to help rectify the muscles and toes, including strengthening, stabilising and stretching.

Heel Pain, Plantar Fasciitis

A common condition when there is atypical compensation around the heel due to joint displacement. Heel pain can be repaired with Corrective Care. Because the heel is responsible for absorbing so much shock, any subluxation (joint displacement) can also impact the bones, tendons and ligaments that are around the heel. When Corrective Care is applied, the joint becomes more mobile and weak muscles become stronger to help even further.

High Arches

The problem with high arches is that they are not able to undertake a shock absorption role. High arches don’t absorb the shock required in order to help the rest of the body. For that reason, other parts of the body, such as hips, knees and the lower back, take up the shock. By employing Corrective Care, restoration of shock absorption occurs.

Morton's Neuroma

This condition typically arises when the nerve sheath experiences abnormal levels of pressure, a result of the metatarsal arch at the ball of the foot collapsing. A sign you have this condition is there will be electrical pulsing that shoots from the ball of the foot to the toes. To overcome this condition, a Corrective Care program will strengthen and mobilise the body to restore the arch that has collapsed.

If you think you may have one of these problems, or have been diagnosed with one previously and it is causing you grief, then please contact us today. Alternatively, if you believe that your condition does not fit into any of these problems, contact us today so we can assess.

 

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