The human foot and ankle are constantly used throughout the day, which makes them susceptible to Foot Sprains and Fractures. Dr. Stuart Feldman offers various treatments to help treat any sprains or fractures that you are suffering from.
Foot Sprains and Fractures can occur when you are participating in sports or any vigorous activities, but they can also happen when you are simply walking on an uneven surface. These injuries can happen to anyone at any age. However, men between the ages of 15 and 24 are more likely to suffer from a sprain or fracture, and women older than 30 years old are more likely than men to suffer from these injuries.
Foot sprains, often involve damaging the, ligament, or tendon. A sprain is the process of damaging ligaments while they are stretched beyond their normal range of function, and a fracture is a break in the bone. There are many different things you can do to cause a sprain or fracture; some of these include tripping, falling, landing awkwardly after a jump, walking or running on uneven surfaces, twisting or over-rotating the ankle, or sudden impact from some sort of accident.
Treatment would include bracing and casting Prescribing anti –inflammatory medicine, ice, and rest.
If you are suffering from a Foot Sprains and Fractures, please call us as soon as you can. Dr. Feldman and his team are happy to care for you.