Tendon and Other Foot Injuries in Athletes
Running and jumping can take a serious toll on feet, which is why it is so important to pay special attention to them. Many injuries suffered by athletes are due to overuse of the foot joints, repetitive motion and the recurring stress that is constantly placed on the bones in the feet.
Athletes are also much more likely to get fungal infections, in addition to the following foot ailments:
● Achilles tendonitis
● Inflammation and pain in the ball of the foot
● Plantar fasciitis
● Stress fractures
● Ankle sprains
Athlete Foot Care
As athletes are constantly active and regularly on their feet, it’s very important for an athlete to keep their feet dry and clean after exercising. Changing your socks and frequently applying lotion should be done in order to keep the skin soft and prevent any cracking from occurring. Athletes must also ensure they wear the right size of shoes to prevent irritation and rubbing on the skin.
At Thornhill Foot Clinic we have a passion for working with athletes that are suffering from foot conditions. We understand how important your feet are to you and we know how to treat the many common and specific issues that can occur.
If you have experienced an ankle or foot sports-related injury please call us at (905) 597-6638 today to schedule an appointment. We’ll let you know all of the advanced treatment options that are available to you. You can also connect with us through our website at www.thornhillfootclinic.com.
Don’t put off making an appointment since your injuries can worsen quite rapidly if you continue to use your feet without correcting the problem. Listen to what your feet are telling you and handle the discomfort and pain right away so that you can quickly return to normal life and your sport activities.
We are Thornhill Foot Clinic, Chiropodists & Podiatrists in Thornhill, Vaughan, North York & Markham and we look forward to helping you get back on your feet!