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Foot and Ankle Program

The Foot and Ankle Program is designed to bring patients with conditions of the foot and ankle to their maximum level of physical activity and function. Our overriding goal is to return patients to normal activity with the knowledge needed to prevent re-injury or disability. Patients are evaluated and treated by physical therapists experienced with pain and/or dysfunction of the foot and ankle.

Effective rehabilitation begins with obtaining a detailed history and evaluation of the foot or ankle problem. Related and possibly aggravating conditions, such as diabetes, arthritis and vascular disease, are investigated. The therapist then observes the patient as he or she walks and/or runs to assess gait and range of motion.

Additional tests are performed to assess strength, sensation and circulation. Biomechanical assessments may be used to determine how the foot and ankle align with the lower extremities. Evaluation may also include assessment of individual joints and ligaments.

Foot and ankle therapists work with patients with the following conditions:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Heel spur syndrome
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Post bunionectomy
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Shin splints
  • Total ankle replacements
  • Morton’s neuroma

A customized treatment  program is developed for each patient based on the physical therapist’s comprehensive evaluation. To help restore motion and strength of the foot and ankle, improve balance, decrease pain and soft tissue restriction,  improve ambulation and prevent re-injury treatments may include:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Balance and proprioceptive work
  • Gait training
  • Gentle stretching
  • Mobilization
  • Modalities for pain control
  • Iontophoresis
  • Myofascial Release
  • Orthotic management
  • Anodyne Therapy

Our Locations

In Motion at Eagle Harbor
13609 Carrollton Boulevard, Suite 15
Carrollton, Virginia 23314
Phone: (757) 238-2690
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In Motion at Amelia
Amelia Medical Building
885 Kempsville Rd Suite #300
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 955-2800
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In Motion at Chilled Ponds
1416 Stephanie Way, Suite A
Chesapeake, VA, 23320
Phone: (757) 391-7676
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In Motion at DePaul
Norfolk Fitness & Wellness Center
7300 Newport Ave., Ste. 300
Norfolk, VA 23505
Phone: (757) 217-0333
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In Motion at Denbigh
14703 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23608
Phone: (757) 947-1230
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In Motion at Harbour View
Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View
5838 Harbour View Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23435
Phone: (757) 673-5971
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In Motion at Downtown Suffolk
1417 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: (757) 934-3366
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In Motion at Hilltop
1817 Laskin Rd., Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Phone: (757) 437-0471
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In Motion at Redmill
1253 Nimmo Parkway, Suite 105
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Phone: (757) 943-3060
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In Motion at Town Center
4677 Columbus St. Suite 201
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 463-2540
Fax: (757) 463-2554
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In Motion at Mary Immaculate
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, Health Resource Center
2 Bernardine Drive
Newport News, VA 23602
Phone: (757) 886-6480
Fax: (757) 886-6077
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In Motion at Victory YMCA
101 Long Green Blvd
Yorktown, VA 23693
Phone: (757) 952-1900
Fax: (757) 952-1911
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In Motion at Boo Williams Sportsplex
Boo Williams Sportsplex
5 Armistead Pointe Parkway,
Hampton, Virginia 23666
Phone: (757) 224-4601
Fax: (757) 224-4618
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