Individuals with sports injuries involving the foot and ankle most commonly include sprains and strains. Muscle strains and ligament sprains are injurious to the tissue in the foot as a whole. The ankle is especially prone to injury during sports, but the toes and heel can also experience sports injuries. When you are playing sports, especially contact sports or those involving running, your feet are put through a lot of pressure. This can also lead to chronic foot pain due to excessive force. Thankfully most common sports injuries can be treated effectively by Dr. Joshi and Dr. Kitrosser in Woodland Park, NJ.
If you have an acute sports injury this occurs suddenly. For example, not being able to stand or walk on your foot would be an acute injury. Other examples include swelling of the ankle, sudden foot pain, or an excessively weak ankle. Chronic sports injuries of the foot are those caused by long-term use or wear and tear. For instance, you may have a bunion or athlete’s foot caused by wearing certain types of footwear when playing sports, or due to kicking a ball repeatedly. These types of injuries to your feet accumulate over time and eventually cause you too much pain to play sports properly. If you have either type of sports injuries in your feet, ankles, toes, or heels, you want to seek treatment from a professional foot doctor.
Depending on the type of sports injuries you have, the treatment will vary at Advanced Foot Care of New Jersey. Immobilization of the foot and ankle is often the first round of treatment. This allows the ligaments, tendons, and bones to heal in the case of strains, sprains, and fractures. Foot surgery may be necessary to set broken bones or repair torn tendons. After treatment, Dr. Joshi and Dr. Kitrosser will work with you to create a rehabilitation schedule to help your foot heal after sports injuries.
For the convenience of our patients, Advanced Foot Care of NJ works with most insurance plans, including those that offer both in- and out-of-network benefits. Most patients have insurance options that allow us to fully treat their podiatry conditions while respecting their healthcare budget. No matter your insurance coverage, it is wise to seek the specialized expertise that our doctors can provide.
"Dr. Joshi is knowledgeable and kind. He took time to explain my condition with compassion. I appreciate his care and highly recommend him"
"Dr. Joshi was very knowledgeable and professional. He very patiently examined my foot and went over my X-rays to explain my ailment."
"Dr. Joshi was thorough in his examination and patient with all my questions. Office staff were also very pleasant and efficient."
"I was always impressed with Dr. Joshi's ability to communicate well with my son and treat him effectively, despite his age. I recommend Dr. Joshi to anyone."
"I highly recommend him for all podiatric care services as he is extremely competent, exceptionally skilled in his craft, and genuinely dedicated to his patient's needs."