Sprains, Strains and Pains: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

I am constantly amazed when patients come into my busy sports medicine practice with pain from a sprain or strain, who — because they can walk — assume nothing could be broken or seriously injured.

Just today, I treated a torn plantar fascia, a heel fracture, a sesamoid fracture and a metatarsal fracture — and every single one of those patients believed they were suffering from nothing more than a simple sprain.

I talk about this in the following video and hope that — after watching — whether you twist your ankle, stub your toe or even just plant your foot the wrong way and it continues to hurt or swell, you’ll seek treatment right away.

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One response to “Sprains, Strains and Pains: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

  1. Another GREAT post and video! This is the type of information that can help runners like myself from really trashing our bodies. Video is really professional.

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