Although the Achilles tendon can withstand large amounts of stress, it is possible to tear. A ruptured Achilles tendon can be very painful and requires immediate attention. Watch this video to learn more about how the tendon can be injured and how to treat them.
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Achilles Tendon Rupture (Tear)
Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle)
Swelling, bruising, and tenderness are all symptoms of an ankle fracture. To learn more about how to avoid an ankle fracture, follow the link below.
Ankle Fractures in Children
The most common fracture in children is a broken ankle. For more information on growth plates and treatment options for broken ankles, click the following link.
Ankle Sprains in Children
Ankle sprains are the most common injury of young athletes and non-athletes alike. To treat a sprained ankle, use the following tips.
Foot and Ankle Conditioning Program
This foot and ankle conditioning program is a great way for you to rehabilitate your foot or ankle back to health after an injury or surgery. Click the following link to get started.
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury
A Lisfranc injury occurs in the middle of the foot and is often mistaken for a sprain. To learn the difference between the two injuries and how to treat a Lisfranc injury, click the link below.
Spraining your ankle is the easiest thing to do as an athlete or non-athlete. A sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle tear, and the severity of the sprain depends on the amount of damage to the ligaments. Use the link below to determine which grade of sprain you have.
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Many stress fractures are overuse injuries and occur when small tears in the bones form from constant use. The best way to treat stress fractures is to rest and stay off the fracture. Click the link to learn more.
When the toe is forcibly bent up into hyperextension, turf toe is likely to occur. The main joint of the big toe is sprained and can vary in severity. Click the link below to learn how to avoid turf toe this season.