Treat Ankle Injuries Properly

Treat Ankle Injuries Properly

If you have yet to experience an injury to your ankle, rest assured that at some point in your life you will suffer from an ankle sprain or strain, and probably several. These injuries are among the most common treated by podiatrists, yet some people make the mistake of trying to treat a more serious injury with inadequate care. Ankle injuries can be hard to treat and take a long time to properly heal so seeing your foot care professional is the best way to avoid any chronic complications in the future.

Improperly treated twists and sprains that occurred many months ago can come back to haunt you and create chronic ankle problems. These problems include:

An old ankle injury requires implementation of a variety of physical therapy exercises and other techniques that you can discuss with your foot doctor. Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX, is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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