Your Toronto Chiropodist at The Foot Clinic knows that many common Foot and Ankle Injuries come from simple overuse. If you have a job that requires you to stand long hours on hard surfaces, if you train at the gym too long, or if you even run on the same slant of a sidewalk for too long, you can develop Injuries and Pain over time. Fortunately, we have solutions.
What are Common Overuse Injuries?
Whether you are working out or simply going about your average day at work, you are using your body. That means Overuse Injuries can occur. Tendons, Ligaments, Muscles, Nerve Tissue, and Bones can all be affected by overuse. Some common causes are lack of Muscle Strength and Endurance, Poor Core Stability, Inflexibility, Faulty Technique, or even Incorrect Footwear.
Fortunately, there are often common signs that you may have an Overuse Injury:
Many times Overuse Injuries can be prevented with Warm-Up Stretches and Rest, but sometimes more is needed.
Treatment for Overuse Injuries at Our Toronto Foot Clinic
When you visit our Toronto Foot Clinic, our Chiropodist can assist you with a wide variety of Treatment options if you suspect you have an Overuse Injury. We provide several Non-Invasive Treatments such as Shockwave Therapy and Therapeutic Laser Treatment for people dealing with new or chronic Foot Pain. These proven Treatments can Heal Foot Conditions such as Heel Spurs, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis and Flat Feet.
We can also help you by suggesting proper Footwear and, if Orthotics are needed, we can fit you for Custom Orthotics that provide Stability, Support, Control, and Mobility. Our Custom–Made Orthotics are crafted specifically for your Feet by making a Cast of your Foot’s Structure. Many patients have found that they are helpful in preventing many Overuse Injuries and they provide lasting Support, especially if you work on your Feet all day.
For more information on how we can help you with Overuse Injuries please give us a call.
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