Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 , Vol 55 , Num 1

Periarticular Foot and Ankle Disorders

Serpil Savaş 1
1 Department of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation, Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey

Foot pain is common, especially owing to inappropriate footwear. Females are nine times more likely to have foot pain compared to males. Overuse and repetitive strain may result in chronic foot and ankle pain. In this review the most common ankle and foot disorders will be presented as rear foot, mid foot and fore foot disorders. 

Keywords : Foot, ankle, pain, plantar, heel