With the leg bones, tibia and fibula, coming together at the ankle and arching over the foot’s talus bone, problems in your feet can influence ankle pain, and vice versa — as well as put stress on your knees, and throw off hip and spine alignment.

For that reason, the number of problems addressed by physiotherapy relating to feet and ankles is fairly substantial.


An injury such as the typical ankle sprain and surgery will almost undoubtedly cause pain and subsequent weakness of the ankle. However, pain can also begin with no known cause.

Ankle Sprains result when the ligaments of the ankle are stretched, partially torn or completely torn during an injury.

There are three grades of ankle sprains.

  • Grades I and II are when the ligaments are stretched or just partially torn causing mild to moderate pain, swelling, and tenderness over the inner or outer side of the ankle.
  • Grade III is when the ligaments are completely torn, causing the ankle to become unstable.

Physiotherapy is the most common treatment recommended when these soft-tissue impairments are significant or chronic and repetitive


Pain in your sole can be a result of inflammation soft-tissue plantar fascia due to Tend Achilles tightness, wear and tear of intrinsic foot muscle tendons. An expertly prescribed physiotherapy treatment can reduce or eliminate your problem