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What is the treatment for soft tissue injuries in the foot?

James P. Ioli, DPM
Podiatric Medicine
As your feet age, your muscles, tendons, and ligaments may weaken or degrade, providing less support to the bones. This can lead to painful deformities. Your surgeon may repair the damage by tightening, loosening, or realigning the imbalanced tissues. Examples of such procedures include the correction of flexible toe or flat foot deformities.

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