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Benefits of Foot Massage

Foot massage is a practice that offers numerous benefits and is something that can be incorporated into a good foot care routine. Our feet work tirelessly, supporting us daily, and deserve regular pampering. Foot massages can induce profound calmness and psychological well-being. These massages promote overall foot health by stimulating muscles, enhancing circulation, reducing stiffness, and detecting issues like blisters, bunions, corns, and toenail problems. For heel pain, especially in plantar fasciitis cases, foot massages provide immediate relief, beneficial for flat-footed individuals. Improved circulation, critical for diabetics, is another advantage. Additionally, they expedite injury recovery and reduce the risk of future ones when combined with strengthening exercises. If you have foot pain or would like to learn more about therapies like foot massage and good foot care practices, it is suggested that you make an appointment with a podiatrist who can provide treatment and information you are seeking.

Foot therapy is often necessary for those recovering from either foot deformities or foot injuries. If you have concerns regarding therapy, consult with one of our podiatrists from ABC Podiatry. Our doctors 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 our office located in Columbus, OH . We offer the newest diagnostic tools and technology to treat your foot and ankle needs.

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