168 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup WA 6018 | Monday – Friday: 7.30am to 6.30pm & Saturdays: 7.30am – 2.30pm
Chiro for foot, knee, and hip problems can be hugely beneficial Some people falsely believe that chiropractors only treat the spine, however, they are also expertly trained to evaluate and diagnose musculoskeletal conditions and develop individualised treatment plans to address them.
Chiropractors use a variety of techniques to treat foot, knee, and hip problems, including manual adjustments, soft tissue therapy, exercise prescriptions and lifestyle modifications. For example, adjustments can help improve joint mobility and alignment, while soft tissue therapy can help reduce inflammation and improve muscle function. Exercise prescription can help improve strength, flexibility, and stability.
If you are experiencing foot, knee, or hip pain or discomfort, it’s a good idea to consult with a chiropractor to determine the underlying cause and develop a personalized treatment plan.
The symptoms of foot, knee, and hip problems can vary depending on the underlying condition. Here are some common symptoms associated with each area:
Symptoms of foot problems:
Symptoms of knee problems:
Symptoms of hip problems:
Foot, knee, and hip problems can have a variety of causes.
Chiropractic care may be able to help with a variety of foot, knee, and hip problems, including:
Plantar fasciitis: This occurs when the plantar fascia, a band of tissue at the bottom of the foot, becomes inflamed. Chiropractic care can help improve foot and ankle mobility, which may reduce stress on the plantar fascia.
Knee osteoarthritis: Chiropractic adjustments and soft tissue therapy may help reduce pain and improve knee function in people with osteoarthritis.
IT band syndrome: This condition involves inflammation of the iliotibial (IT) band, a thick band of tissue that runs from the hip to the knee. Chiropractic adjustments and soft tissue therapy may help reduce pain and improve IT band mobility.
Hip bursitis: Chiropractic care can help improve hip mobility and alignment, which may reduce inflammation and pain associated with hip bursitis.
Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction: The SI joint is located at the base of the spine where it meets the pelvis. SI joint dysfunction can cause pain in the lower back, hips, and legs. Chiropractic adjustments may help realign the SI joint and improve joint function.
It’s important to note that the effectiveness of chiropractic care for foot, knee, and hip problems will depend on the underlying cause of the condition and the individual patient’s needs. A chiropractor will evaluate each patient’s condition and develop a personalized treatment plan to address their specific needs.
Prevention and management of foot, knee, and hip pain involves a combination of chiropractic treatment, lifestyle modifications and exercise and naturopathic prescriptions.
Here are some tips to help prevent and manage pain in these areas:
Call the Karrinyup Wellness Centre on 9341 3020 to book an assessment and find out how chiropractic can help with your foot, knee and hip problems.
Yes, correcting misalignments in the spine, pelvis and legs can help with knee and foot issues.
Knee injuries vary greatly from a simple strain/sprain that can take a few weeks, up to severe injuries such as ligament tears that can take a year for full recovery.
Yes, correcting misalignments in the spine, pelvis, legs and feet can help with ankle and foot pain.
Common hip problems treated with Chiropractic care include: bursitis, muscle imbalances such as hip flexors and glutes, arthritis, reduced motion, stiffness and pain.
Common foot and ankle problems treated with Chiropractic care include: pain, stiffness, reduced range of motion, sprained ankles, shin splints, arthritis, plantar fasciitis, dropped arches/flat feet, and Morton’s neuroma
At the Karrinyup Wellness Centre we have brought together a team of chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists, kinesiologists and a dietitian all dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health care. Every member of our team shares a common passion and drive: to help every person in their care to improve and reach their health and wellness potential naturally.
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