Therapy for your feet!

You Don't Have to Suffer Anymore!

There are 26 bones in your feet... did you know that's a quarter of the bones in your body!?!?

Your feet have 23 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. That's a lot of stuff just in your feet. It is the beginning of the kinetic chain and very commonly the cause for many problems in your knees or hips or even your neck and shoulders. For something that supports your entire body it never gets the medical attention it deserves. 

All those bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments are under constant pressure everyday which causes them to become displaced overtime. These new positions will end up causing misalignment not only in your foot but upwards towards the rest of your body. There are countless problems that we see in clinic that are caused by long term misalignment of the feet. Here's a short list of the most common issues: 

  • Arthritis 

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Heel Pain

  • Bunions

  • Hammer Toes

  • Neuroma

  • Shin Splints

So how do you fix your feet, so you don't get these issues? Or maybe you already have problems and you want to fix it? Manual therapy or foot mobilization therapy, as we like to call it, may be your answer!

Foot mobilization therapy is often gentle movements the practitioner will perform on your feet in order to move your joints to realign them. The treatments are generally pain free. Treatments are 15-20 minutes and incorporates an exercise and stretching regime to help strength muscles that have become weak due to the misalignment. 

Everyone can benefit form realignment of your feet! Be a hero to your sidekick. 

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