Whether or not you’re an active person, your feet and ankles undergo an enormous amount of stress every day of your life. Throw in sports and activities, and these extremities are working overtime. At South Florida Rehab and Training Center (SFR), the physical therapists and trainers are highly skilled in treating and preventing ankle and foot injuries for their patients in the Miami area. If you’re experiencing problems with your feet or ankles or would like to avoid any issues altogether, call or book an appointment online.
Your feet are amazingly complex, comprised of 26 bones and 33 joints, which are responsible for the support, balance, and mobility of your entire body. Helping these bones and joints are muscles, ligaments, and tendons, which keep everything together and provide flexibility.
Your ankle is a large joint made up of the:
Your ankle is responsible for the up-and-down and side-to-side movements of your feet.
Injuries to your feet and ankles can happen at any time, whether you’re working, participating in your favorite sport, or just walking down the stairs. The most common foot and ankle injuries are:
At South Florida Rehab and Training Center, the physical therapists understand the enormous impact an ankle or foot injury or condition can have on your ability to function correctly.
The staff works with you to treat your injury, always with an eye toward preventing re-injury, as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this, they turn to numerous therapies, including:
To ensure that your ankle or foot has the best chance of a solid recovery, call South Florida Rehab and Training Center, or book an appointment online.