Hip, knee, ankle pain
You have pain in the hip, the knee or the ankle?
Physiotherapy can help you in your healing process.
Physical therapy can help you following a trauma, for injuries or for progressive pain or even post-operation. The causes of pain to the lower limb are various as well as the symptoms.
Common diagnosis include :
- Muscle strain
- Iliotibial tract syndrome
- Piriformis syndrome
- Labral tear
- Prosthesis (knee or hip replacement)
- Ligament tear ( ex : cruciate ligament)
- Femoro-patellar syndrome
- Meniscus tear
- Baker cyst
- Tibial periostitis (Shin splint)
- Achille’s tendinopathy
- Plantal fasciitis
At Inspiration, the teaching of the extremities alignment is important for all lower limb problems. The lower limb alignment as well as the pelvic girdle control and stability increase the joint movement efficiency.
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It depends on the injury and its severity. It may be preferable to use crutches or a cane if the injury makes you limp while walking or if weight bearing on the leg is too painful. The physiotherapist will advise you on this level and determine what is best for your recovery.
Yes, physiotherapy can be useful. Treatments can help you reduce the pain and prepare you for the surgery in order to make rehabilitation after the surgery easier. The physiotherapist takes into account all the restrictions applied to the condition during treatments.
Osteoarthritis is a form of wear of the joint and cannot be cured. On the other hand, pain associated to it can be relieved. Physiotherapy can help you increase your joint mobility, muscular flexibility as well as muscular strength in order to decrease pain and help you function better.
WERE YOU INJURED IN A ROAD ACCIDENT?
If you have accident injuries, the SAAQ may reimburse your physiotherapy treatments.
« Physical fitness is the first
requisite to happiness.»
– Joseph pilates –