Foot and Ankle Pain?
by Dr. Kim Selir on 06/05/2017Categories: Foot/Ankle Pain, Good Ideas
Over 25,000 Ankle Sprains Each Year! 40% not detected or misdiagnosed
In the United States, more than 25,000 people deal with ankle sprains or pain every day. Studies show that somewhere around 40 percent of ankle sprains are not treated correctly or are misdiagnosed, which leads to disability or chronic ankle pain.
Chiropractic is very effective for treating foot and ankle pain. A chiropractor will begin be assessing the patient's source of pain and determine what is causing it.
Chiropractic care for ankles can help reduce pain without prescriptions and/or medication and the associated side effects. This alone is often a great draw for many patients. However, there are other benefits that chiropractic can provide for ankle pain.
Regular chiropractic treatment can help strengthen the ankle and increase its stability while increasing mobility and flexibility. Often nerves and soft tissue cna become damaged. Chiropractic treatments done one a consistent basis facilities blood flow, which speeds healing and reduces the chance of injury. It also uses a whole body approach so that the patient can get recommendation on diet and lifestyle changes, such as losing weight or exercising.
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