Ankle Impingement Treatment
Ankle Impingement pain?
Do you still have pain in your ankle after ankle surgery?
Do you still experience pain going downstairs or squatting after and ankle sprain?
Does your ankle limit you from running or from returning to your favorite sports?
If so, you could be suffering from ankle impingement. Most ankle strains tend to heal well with rest. Sometimes, certain ankle injuries may leave substantial scar tissue behind which can cause some ankle movement to be painful even after a long time. (Think about scar tissue as waste accumulation from the healing and repair process). Similarly, most ankle surgery / fractures would leave massive scar around the injured region. These scar tissue need to be dealt with as soon as possible, as the scarring can harden with time making treatment difficult and prolong.
Treatment For Ankle Impingement
At BMJ physiotherapy, our specialists are able to diagnose the cause of your ankle impingement. We can then tailor our ankle pain treatment plan to target the scar tissue. Our treatment approach is non-surgical hands-on treatment and we will guide you on the necessary exercises to follow to self-heal.
Peform A Simple
Test for Ankle Impingement
Try this simple clinical test to see if your ankle has fully healed:
(1) Position your injured foot on a stool and inch your knee forward towards the wall as shown. Your heel must remain in contact with the stool.
(2) Measure the number of fingers from your big toe to wall. You may be limited by pain or stiffness.
(3) Compare this distance to your uninjured side.
If you have pain or if the distance is lacking on the injured side. You have not fully recovered from your initial injury.