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Reflexology For The Feet

Monday, 03 February 2020 00:00

Patients who have chronic foot pain may be aware of the benefits that reflexology may have on the feet. This may be a result of engaging pressure points that relate to different organs in the body. Having reflexology performed on the feet may help patients who suffer from plantar fasciitis, in addition to general wear and tear of the tendons and ligaments. It may also be beneficial in cleansing the immune system, as well as improving circulation. If you would like additional information about reflexology and how it is performed, it is suggested that you schedule a consultation with a podiatrist.

Foot therapy is often necessary for those recovering from either foot deformities or foot injuries. If you have concerns regarding therapy, Dr. Douglas Webb of Texas. Our doctor can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.

Most Common Injuries

People who are active or athletes are prone to a variety of injuries. Therefore, it is often important to take part in physical therapy in order to quickly get back on the right track. 

What to Do When Injured

Physical Therapy – This specialized treatment will focus on the affected area, speeding up recovery and the overall healing process. It is a proven method that has helped millions of people return from any injury.

During physical therapy you will undergo regimented training to get back into full form. Training is often very difficult, especially at first when the foot feels weak. Physical therapy often involves:

Basic stretching and twisting exercises – getting the feet’s mobility and flexibility up.

Massaging – the therapist will massage the injured area in order to activate the muscles and relax them.

Strengthening Exercises – this allows the muscles in the affected area to regain their full strength, a vital step towards full recovery.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact one of our offices located in Alvin and Webster, TX. We offer the newest diagnostic tools and technology to treat your foot and ankle needs.

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