Foot and ankle injuries resulting from sporting activities are very common across all sports. In fact, foot and ankle injuries can occur simply be stepping off a curb incorrectly. Whatever the cause, our specialists located on Dolson Avenue in Middletown NY can treat your sports related foot injury through physical therapy, chiropractic care or acupuncture.
Common foot and ankle injuries include sprains and tendonitis. A sprained ankle or twisted ankle is a common cause of ankle pain. A sprain is the stretching and/or tearing of ligaments – not a muscle. You sprain a ligament and strain a muscle. Tendonitis occurs when there is enlargement and thickening with swelling of the tendon. This usually occurs in the setting of overuse, or by doing a repetitive activity which irritates inflames the tendon over long periods of time.