hip-knee-ankle-pain-treatmentThere are many causes of pain in the hips, knees, ankles, feet and in the legs in general. The good news is that many of these respond really well to the conservative care provided by Chiropractors without the need for strong painkillers, anti-inflammatory medications or even worse, surgery.

This makes Chiropractic care the go-to, first choice for many people, who have found it a safe and cost-effective treatment for their pain, getting them back to work and able to get on with their lives again, often more quickly than by other routes. If you are suffering from leg, knee or foot pain, call Doctor of Chiropractic, Gus Gunther at Balance Chiropractic in Epping in Sydney on (02) 9868 2509 and arrange a consultation today.

Why Choose Chiropractic?

Most of us who lead active lives have had an injury of some kind in the past. A common one is a sprained ankle. Mostly, we allow this type of injury to ‘get better’ on its own and in four to six weeks, even with a bad sprain, we are feeling ‘back to normal’ – but how often after an injury like this do we experience ‘twinges’ or nagging pain from time to time?

Often, we are left with a ‘weakness’ because the joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles affected have never healed properly. This can result in an injury happening on the same ankle in the future. With joint injuries that have never healed fully, or that have healed without everything being in proper alignment, this leaves us open to problems such as arthritis, leading to restricted movement and more pain in the future.

With Chiropractic, you can be sure of getting the cause of your problem treated, not just the symptoms. By making it possible for your body to heal the injury correctly and completely, you can prevent future problems – maybe months or even many years ahead.

Problems Chiropractic Can Help

We rely on being able to move about without even thinking about the complex nerve impulses, joint and muscle movements that make it possible for us to walk, run, swim, climb, surf, play sport and more!

When pain from an injury or restricted mobility makes any of these activities difficult, less enjoyable or even impossible, most of us look for help from painkillers in the first instance.

Alternatively, an assessment appointment with a Chiropractor and getting appropriate treatment can not only help an existing problem but can also prevent problems from developing in the future.

Chiropractic could help you if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Pain in your knee and perhaps groin stiffness. This could be an early sign of developing hip arthritis.
  • Popping or clicking noises from your knee during walking or exercise.
  • Pain and swelling and reduced mobility in the knee after exercise or a sports injury. These could be symptoms of one of the most common knee injuries, a partial or full knee meniscus tear.
  • Swelling, stiffness or weakness in knee or ankle joints
  • Pain in the foot, particularly heel pain that could be a symptom of developing Plantar Fasciitis

A Chiropractic assessment will quickly identify what the appropriate course of treatment should be. This might be a range of Chiropractic treatments including any combination of manipulation, mobilization, gentle stretching, massage, exercises to do at home and possibly dietary supplements. Call our clinic now to arrange a time to deal with your symptoms on (02) 9868 2509.