Human feet have numerous bones and joints apart from the muscles and ligaments. Some of the common problems encountered on the feet are warts and bumps and corns and calluses. Though many of these conditions can be brought about due to wrong choice of design or size of footwear, there may be other reasons also, like ageing and overweight.
HOW IS FOOT INJURIES DIAGNOSED?
Usually an orthopaedics expert would diagnose this problem by asking you to stand or balance yourself on injured food. He/ she may conduct an X-ray or scan to check for internal damage.
HOW IS FOOT INJURIES TREATED?
Treatment for the toe, foot, or ankle injury may include first aid measures such as the application of a brace, splint, or cast, a special shoe (orthotic device), physical therapy, medicine, and, in some cases, surgery may be recommended.
DID YOU KNOW?
Warming up prior to physical activity can prevent ankle sprains and fractures. Wearing proper shoes can help prevent foot injuries.