Lower Limb and Foot pain

Lower Limb and Foot pain and is extremely common. Foot pain can be sourced from local structures such as muscles, ligaments, bones and joints. It can also be referred from other sources including your lower back (See Sciatica).

Causes of Lower Limb and Foot Pain

  • Poor footwear
  • Poor Running biomechanics/Technique
  • Muscle imbalances
  • Previous injury
  • Lower back referral


It is important for any lower limb or foot pain to be addressed promptly.

Continued dysfunction may lead to pathology such as:


Our Myotherapists are trained to thoroughly assess Lower Limb and Foot Pain and will put together an individualised treatment plan to help relieve pain and restore normal function back to your body. Furthermore they will assess your footwear, walking and running patterns and make any recommendations that will improve your biomechanics for pain free running.

Depending on your presentation treatment may include a combination of the following techniques:

  • Soft and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Myofascial Dry Needling
  • Stretching
  • TENS
  • Hot and Cold Therapies
  • Postural and Corrective Exercises


If you are experiencing Lower Limb and Foot Pain or know someone who is call Essential Health on 9663 5134 to book an appointment today or to further discuss how Myotherapy will benefit you.