For common foot injuries, you have three basic choices of what to do: you can, of course, do nothing at all, but that is not recommended. Many such problems do not go away on their own, and may actually grow worse without the proper medical attention. You could go to your primary care doctor, also. But your best option is our office here at Premier Foot & Ankle Center, LLC and our foot injury treatment in Worcester. Here, you can depend on a specialist to diagnose, evaluate, and treat your foot injury effectively, safely, and as quickly as possible.
The treatment of common foot injuries begins with a physical examination and visual inspection of the foot. Sometimes there is swelling or inflammation obvious. Other times, there is evidence of an infection, such as one caused by a fungus. You may also have pain to the strain of muscle, tendon, or other tissue, the sprain of a ligament (ankles are very often prone to this), or the fracture of a bone. If you have type one or type two diabetes, then you have to be aware of injuries caused by neuropathy, or nerve damage, which is typically a concern for feet in those who are diabetic. The achilles tendon can become inflamed and may even rupture. Our foot injury treatment in Worcester may be as simple as the application of the appropriate orthotic, to provide needed cushioning or to relieve the stress on your joint by redistributing how your weight sits on it. Among the other ways to address such injuries, there may be cases where surgery is needed. Fortunately, our foot injury treatment in Worcester is done at our office on an outpatient basis.
For the very best in expert foot care, contact our office to set up a timely appointment.