Recover Fully and Regain Stability After Injury.

Your feet and ankles collaborate to offer your body mobility and support. With 33 joints, 26 bones, and over 100 tendons, ligaments, and muscles in each foot, any trauma to these areas can result in a soft tissue injury or fracture.

Causes of Trauma
The primary causes of foot or ankle trauma often include sports injuries, tripping, or falling. Other factors contributing to trauma include sudden impacts, ankle rolling, awkward landings, walking on uneven surfaces, jumping from heights, or being struck by heavy objects.

Symptoms of Trauma
Symptoms of trauma may include bruising, swelling, pain, and difficulty walking on the affected foot or ankle.

Treating Foot and Ankle Trauma
Initial treatment typically involves the RICE method:

Resting the affected area
Icing the area to reduce inflammation
Compression using an elastic bandage
Elevating the foot or ankle to minimize swelling
Seeking medical attention from a foot doctor is crucial to assess the severity of the injury. Imaging tests like x-rays, CT scans, or MRIs help identify the areas needing attention.

Treatment of Trauma Injuries
Our center offers personalized treatment plans tailored to your needs. Minor injuries may require rest, activity modification, soft casts, medical equipment, and pain relief medications. More severe injuries, such as broken bones or torn ligaments, may necessitate surgery involving the use of metal plates, screws, or ligament repairs.

At our foot and ankle center, we specialize in managing various foot and ankle traumas, ensuring a treatment plan that fully addresses your needs and yields optimal results.