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Pain Management - Splints, Wraps, & Other Supports

Splint wraps or other supportive devices can be a great way to either decrease or in some cases eliminate discomfort in the feet or ankles. They also are a good method for reducing swelling therefore facilitating healing to prevent further injuries. 

If you or someone you know is experiencing foot or lower-leg pain, contact Advanced Foot Clinic today. Dr. A can assess your situation and determine if supports are the way to go in order to get you the relief you need.

How do I know if I am a Candidate for lower-leg and foot supports?

Supports (such as Splint Wraps) for the Foot, ankles and lower-legs can be used to solve a number of issues, including: 

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Foot drop 
  • Heel spurs
  • Pain caused by damage to the muscles and/or tendons 
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Shin splints
  • Sprained ligaments
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

What are my treatment options?

Great question, support options can include: 

  • Dr. A may prescribe orthotics: Custom Orthotics are devices designed to comfortably fit a patient’s foot or leg therefore minimizing the stress put on the bones, joints and muscles. Orthotics are also used to rework the anatomical makeup of the foot or leg over a period of time, thereby improving the function of the foot or lower leg. 
  • Dr. A may prescribe splints, including night splints: Pain can be caused by over-contraction of the feet or leg muscles. Splints are used to reduce and/or prevent contraction of the foot and leg muscles. 
  • Wraps: Wraps are a great way to support the feet or ankles and are used reduce any discomfort. These supportive bandages can be used with hot and cold packs as well.


Call Advanced Foot Clinic today if you have foot or lower-leg pain and would like options for reducing and managing your pain.