Category: Foot and Ankle Physical Therapy Questions

Does physical therapy work for plantar fasciitis?

May18th 2020

Physical therapy can be helpful for the treatment of plantar fasciitis. Physical therapy for planter fasciitis may include: Stretching Specific exercises to improve motion and strength in the entire leg Arch taping Orthotics (arch supports – custom or off the shelf) Massage therapy Planter fasciitis is a challenging problem with multiple contributing factors. Even when

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Do you need physical therapy for a sprained ankle?

May18th 2020

Most ankle sprains benefit from physical therapy.  Also, if you’ve had multiple sprains you should also be evaluated in physical therapy for underlying problems that may be contributing to pain or to establish a home program that may reduce the likelihood of continued issues. If you are experiencing the following, physical therapy is a good options

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Do you need physical therapy after bunion surgery?

May18th 2020

Physical therapy after bunion surgery is helpful to assure that adequate control of motion is achieved at the toe, foot, and ankle to reduce pain with return to full activity. We are ready to help you recover after your surgery. Contact ReQuest Physical Therapy today to schedule your first appointment.

Do you need physical therapy for a broken ankle?

May18th 2020

Most ankle fractures and sprains benefit from physical therapy to assure that normal motion, balance and control of movement is regained in the ankle and rest of the leg.  People may resume normal walking and even sporting activities but still lack full motion, stability, control and strength, resulting in slight changes in movement that can lead

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