The foot and ankle form a complex system of bones and joints that allow multidirectional movement, that is especially important in ambulation (walking, running etc).
Walking is socially embedded, and deeply health promoting. An injury to the foot and ankle can impede someone’s walking greatly and significantly impact their independence.
Your GP, Advanced Practitioner or Physiotherapist might have given you a diagnosis already, and directed you here.
Below you will find some of the more common presentations of foot and ankle injuries.
Whether you are undergoing treatment, or waiting to be seen, you might find some helpful resources below to get you started on your journey to improving your foot and ankle pain.
If you would like a more in depth understanding of the anatomy of the foot or ankle, Check out AnatomyZone – Your Guide to Human Anatomy and search ‘foot’ or ‘ankle’.