A guide to leg, ankle and foot injuries and how to help yourself


A guide to leg, ankle and foot injuries

The SV team explains how sports therapy can help with shin splints, ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinopathy and calf strains. And what exercises you can do to help yourself...

Lower leg anatomy

Muscles

Shin splints

Lateral ankle sprain

Plantar fasciitis

Achilles tendinopathy

Calf strain

How can sports therapy help with lower leg issues?

Gait analysis

Calf raises

Heel drops

Wobble board

Band work

Plantar exercises

Stretches

Plantar stretch