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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Muscle & Connective Tissue Injuries

Muscle & Connective Tissue Injuries

Muscle and connective tissue injuries include sprains and strains, which are the most common injuries for people engaged in physical sports. A sprain is an injury of a ligament, which connects our bones to each other. A strain is ...

an injury that can occur to a muscle or a tendon, which connects our bones to our muscles. If you have a muscle or connective tissue injury, you will likely experience pain, swelling, and limited movement of that body part. Sometimes these injuries are evident as soon as they occur, while others take time to develop. Usually rest helps to heal the area, and ice can reduce swelling. If these remedies dont help you, physical therapy or surgery may be necessary for a full recovery.

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