Posterior Ankle Impingement

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We treat a variety of foot and ankle conditions, including the following:

Posterior Ankle Impingement

This involves increased sensitivity of structures at the back of the ankle (opposite to anterior impingement). It is common in footballers, dancers and sprinters and tends to cause problems in terminal plantar flexion i.e. when the foot is pointed (e.g. when kicking a ball). Similar to anterior impingement the causes can be multi- factorial so a detailed assessment is required.

Treatment will include soft tissue release and joint mobilisations. Taping techniques and home exercises addressing ankle stability and strength are also paramount. Lastly footwear and technique may need to be assessed to prevent re-occurrence.

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We treat a variety of Foot and Ankle conditions, including the following:

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