Category Archives: foot pain

Physical Therapy Video: Treat ankle Trigger Points for ankle pain

Learn how to use a “peanut” to help alleviate lateral (outer) ankle pain from trigger points in the muscles of the fibula. Please let know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy video: How to treat lateral (outer) ankle pain with fibular mobilizations

After a inversion ankle sprain or foot injury, it is very common to have residual ankle pain. Watch this short video to learn how to mobilize your fibula to restore better dorsiflexion to your ankle and hopefully reduce your pain. Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical […]

How to treat outer (lateral) foot pain

Outer foot or lateral foot pain can have multiple causes, but a common factor is tightness of the cuboid and 5 th metatarsal joints.  Watch the video below to learn simple ways to mobilize and treat your own cuboid and help your foot pain.  Please let me know if you have any questions or comments, […]

Cuboid Syndrome: Pain in the outer foot

Attention dancers, runners, and triathletes: Pain in the outer part (lateral) of your foot could be a result of Cuboid Syndrome. The cuboid is one of the small bones of the midfoot that can lose normal mobility as a result of an injury. A common complaint is pain with push-off along the outside of your […]

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, limb injury, and Vitamin C: What’s the connection?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic, difficult to treat, painful condition usually affecting either an arm or leg after an injury or trauma to that limb.  CRPS is thought to be an exaggerated response by the nervous system to the injury. Who can get it? Anyone can be affected by CRPS, but it […]

Foot mobility: Don’t neglect 25% of your body

Is your training program neglecting 25% of your body? How much time are you spending on foot and ankle mobility? As clinicians assessing foot mobility, here are just a few of the questions we need to ask: 1. does the talus move in the tunnel? 2. is the training wheel (5th Metatarsal) functioning well 3. […]