These ankle & foot pain relief exercises and stretches cover everything from plantar fasciitis and sprained ankles to toe cramps, foot cramps and achilles tendon stretches. Watch as Doctor Jo demonstrates a variety of physical therapy exercises and stretches for ankle & foot pain.
It’s Foot / Ankle Stretches & Exercises Day in my Whole Body Wellness Challenge for beginners! This real-time foot/ankle routine is simple, but effective in helping strengthen the feet/ankles & relieve pain.
Swelling in the feet and ankles can be from a number of things. Often it is from an injury, but it can be an injury at your foot, ankle, knee, hip, or even back since the fluid or swelling will often follow gravity.
Flat feet, also known as fallen arches, can cause a lot of problems in our feet, knees, and hips. Usually there is a little bit of space underneath our feet where the arch is, but when the arch falls, there is no more space and it changes the mechanics of our gait.
Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the fascia on the bottom of the foot, but sometimes the cause of the irritation is not from your foot. It can actually come from an issue in your back, hips, or knees.
Peripheral neuropathy is basically when the peripheral nerves become damaged. One of the most common symptoms is a numb and tingly “pins and needles” feeling in the hands and/or feet. Here are some stretches & exercises that can help provide relief in the legs.
Peripheral neuropathy is basically when you have damage to your peripheral nerves from either a trauma or disease. This can cause your hands and/or feet become numb and tingly. I'll focus on the feet/legs for this video.
This ankle pain relief exercises routine can help strengthen, relieve pain, and loosen up the muscles around the ankle and foot area. These ankle exercises are done in real time, so it’s easy to follow along with the routine.