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A New Model for Foot Pain Treatment
We understand that it’s difficult for most of us to find time for traditional Foot physical therapy. PhysioMantra brings to you online Foot pain treatment, where all Foot exercises and treatments are managed through regular online check-ins & video sessions.
Expert Physical therapists
Physio Mantra members get matched with a professional physiotherapist for one-on-one Foot pain treatment. They use interactive exercise videos available on our app to treat you.
Continuous Medical Care
Physio Mantra physiotherapists are 100% virtual and provide physical therapy to patients without any time and geographical barriers. Our technology-enabled approach helps manage physical ailments from head to toe.
Personalized Foot Pain therapy
Physio Mantra provides everyday exercises, home remedies, and regular check-ins for all your Foot pain physiotherapy needs. We individualize treatment for each person, with problems including Foot pain, muscle injuries, sprain, bursitis, stiffness, and more.
How it works
Signup for our Foot Treatment Program
Just fill up a 5-minute online form to tell us about your Foot pain history and treatment expectations.
Meet your PT
We will connect you with a physiotherapist who is available 24/7 to you via call or chat.
Connect to our app
Get Physical Therapy sessions on our app via video calls. Follow exercises suggested by our PT and track your progress in the app.
Meet the best online physical therapist
MantraCare physical therapists treat muscle and joint pain problems through a combination of body exercises, video demonstrations, and a healthy diet. Our treatment experience is a better traditional in-person approach in multiple ways.
You get a personal Physio who customizes the exercise plan based on your comfort and needs
3D animations & voice narrations in our app ensure proper and right guidance
Expert care anywhere, anytime
With over 200+ physios, MantraCare is 100% online – no waiting rooms
Complete exercise kit with elastic bands, door anchor, and a phone stand – mailed to you
A Complete Guide On Foot Pain Physiotherapy
Understanding Foot Pain
The foot is not just the support of our body, but it is one of those areas that bear all of our weight. It also plays a crucial role in many activities like standing and walking. The foot is also one of the most complex parts of our body.
Foot pain is a common problem that can be caused by many things, like standing or walking for long periods of time, wearing high heels, and even running. Foot pain can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. This is why it is important to know the different types of foot pain and what could be causing it.
Types of Foot Pain
There are many types of foot pain, but some of the most common ones are:
This type of pain is usually caused by wearing high heels or other tight shoes that squeeze your feet. It can also be caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that affects the ligament that supports the arch of your foot.
Ball of Foot Pain
This type of pain is usually caused by standing or walking for long periods of time. It can also be caused by Morton’s neuroma, a thickening of tissue around one or more nerves between the toes.
Top of Foot Pain
This type of pain is usually caused by wearing high heels or other tight shoes that squeeze your feet. It can also be caused by stress fractures, which are small cracks in your bones.
This type of pain is usually caused by standing or walking for long periods of time. It can also be caused by flat feet, a condition where the arch on the bottom part of your foot collapses and touches the ground when you stand up straight. If left untreated, this might cause ankle sprains and knee problems later on in life.
Signs of Foot Pain
There are many signs of foot pain, but some of the most common ones are:
- pain in the heel, ball of the foot, top of the foot, or arch
- tingling or numbness in the toes
- swelling on the sides or bottom of your feet
- pain when you stand or walk
- pain when you touch the bottom of your foot
- pain that gets worse over time
- numbness or tingling in both feet
Causes of Foot Pain
There are many causes of foot pain as well, but some of the most common ones are:
- high heels
- tight shoes
- plantar fasciitis
- Morton’s neuroma
- stress fractures
- flat feet
- ankle sprains
- knee problems
- inappropriate size or fit of shoes
- nerve damage
- poor circulation
- hammer toes
- toenails that are too long or curved
Treatment of Foot Pain
The doctor stays in regular contact with the patient to check their progress.
Treatment of foot pain is important because if left untreated, it can turn into a more serious condition like arthritis or diabetes. Treatment options may include:
Physical therapists use stretching and strengthening exercises to help you recover from an injury and prevent future injuries from happening. They also teach you how to walk properly so that your feet don’t hurt when they bear weight again after being injured for a long time.
Doctors surgically repair damaged tissue in order to relieve pressure on nerves or blood vessels that are causing pain in the foot area (e.g., repairing torn ligaments). Surgery may be needed if there is nerve damage due to diabetes mellitus Type II.
These are devices that fit into your shoes and help to correct the way your foot moves when you walk or run. Orthotics can be used to treat many conditions, like heel pain, arch pain, and ball of foot pain.
Over-the-counter medications like ibuprofen can help relieve pain and inflammation in the feet. In some cases, prescription medication is needed to control more severe forms of foot pain.
Physiotherapy For Foot pain
A physiotherapy is a form of treatment that uses physical methods to help improve a person’s health and well-being. Physiotherapists use a variety of treatments, including heat therapy, massage therapy, and electrical stimulation.
Your physiotherapist will likely start by asking about your symptoms and how long you’ve been experiencing them. They will also ask about your medical history and any other conditions you may have. This is important because some types of foot pain can be caused by other medical problems like arthritis or diabetes.
Once they have all the information, your physiotherapist will do a physical examination of your feet. During this exam, they will look for signs of inflammation or swelling, as well as to measure the range of motion in your feet.
After the physical examination, your physiotherapist will develop a treatment plan specifically for you.
Different Types of Physiotherapy For Foot Pain
There are many types of physiotherapy that can be used to treat foot pain. Some of the most common ones are:
This type of therapy uses hands-on techniques like massage, mobilization, and manipulation to help improve movement and relieve pain. It is often used to treat conditions like plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, and Morton’s neuroma.
Taping helps to support and stabilize the muscles and joints in the feet. It is often used for injuries or conditions like ankle sprains, heel spurs, and runner’s knees.
Exercise programs involve doing exercises at home or in a clinic under the guidance of a physiotherapist. They are usually prescribed for people who have had an injury or other type of surgery on the feet, such as broken bones.
Orthotics are inserts that fit into your shoes and help to correct the way your foot moves when you walk or run. They can be used to treat many conditions, like heel pain, arch pain, and ball of foot pain.
Therapeutic modalities include treatments like heat therapy and electrical stimulation. They are often used in combination with manual therapy techniques for injuries that involve muscles and joints of the feet (e.g., Achilles tendinopathy). This kind of treatment is not recommended if you have diabetes because it could cause further damage to already fragile skin tissue.
Benefits of Foot pain Physiotherapy
There are many benefits of foot pain physiotherapy, such as:
Physiotherapy can help to reduce pain in the feet by using a combination of manual therapy techniques, exercise programs, and therapeutic modalities.
Foot pain physiotherapy can improve mobility by increasing range of motion and flexibility through stretching exercises. It also decreases stiffness caused by not moving enough (e.g., sitting at work all day).
Increases Strength And Endurance
Physiotherapists will often prescribe strengthening exercises for patients who have weak muscles or poor endurance because they need more strength to support their body weight while walking or running without injury.
Makes You Feel Better
When you’re in pain, it can be difficult to do everyday tasks like walking or standing. Physiotherapy can help to relieve pain so you feel better and are able to participate in your normal activities.
Reduces Risk of Future Injury
If you have an injury that’s been treated with physiotherapy, there is a lower risk of re-injury because your muscles will be stronger and more flexible. This means you’ll be able to go back to your regular activities sooner without having to worry about further injuring yourself.
Helps Manage Other Medical Conditions
Foot pain can sometimes be caused by other medical conditions like arthritis or diabetes. Physiotherapy can help manage these conditions by reducing inflammation, improving blood circulation, and increasing strength and flexibility.
10,000+ Happy Foot Pain patients from the world
“I am a professional runner who suffered an ankle injury last year that was causing me pain in both legs due to compensation patterns I developed over time. The foot pain physiotherapy program by Physiomantra has really helped with mobility issues as well as strengthened weak muscles around my knees so they don’t pop out of place anymore.”
Kamya, 3 Months at MantraCare
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We treat nearly all muscle and joint issues
Not all physical or muscle problems are the same. Different types of problems require different treatments. At MantraCare, 200+ physical therapist the world cover a range of specialties to meet your needs be it back pain, shoulder pain, or sports injury:
Frequently Asked Questions
It depends on what type of injury you have. For example, if you sprained your ankle last week then it will probably take about three weeks before the swelling goes down and another two or three months before the ligaments heal completely (or as close to complete as they’re going to get). If you broke a bone in your foot two years ago then that could take anywhere from six months up until forever because bones never fully fuse back together once broken; however, most people would consider this “healed” after one year.”
Physiotherapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions including but not limited to: ankle sprain, Achilles tendinopathy, heel pain, arch pain, ball of foot pain.
Yes! Many physiotherapy exercises can be done at home with minimal equipment. A therapist may also provide a custom exercise program for you to follow.
There is a risk that therapeutic modalities (e.g., heat therapy, electrical stimulation) could cause further damage to already fragile skin tissue in people with diabetes. Speak with your doctor or physiotherapist before starting any type of treatment.
Some benefits of foot pain physiotherapy include reduced pain, improved mobility, increased strength, and endurance, making you feel better, reducing the risk of future injury, and helping manage other medical conditions.
Many physiotherapy clinics offer a sliding scale payment option that takes into account your income and ability to pay. Some also offer services on a private pay basis.