Feet and ankles are vulnerable to all kinds of accidents and injuries. Some of these injuries develop slowly and gradually, while others have a more sudden (and often severe) onset.
When you’re out on your feet and suddenly feel a pop, tear, crack, or stabbing sensation followed by sudden pain, it’s pretty clear that you’ve suffered an acute, traumatic sports injury.
Such injuries almost always require immediate medical attention, and quick thinking in the minutes and days following the incident can make a big difference in terms of how quickly you’re able to get your pain under control and how well your injury heals.
Why Choose Capital Podiatry Associates for Your Acute Foot or Ankle Injury?
You may wonder why you should call us instead of going to the emergency room, urgent care, or your primary care physician. While these are all certainly alternative options, there are several reasons why Capital Podiatry Associates should be first on your call list:
- We deal exclusively with foot and ankle concerns, and extensively with sports injuries of the feet and ankles. Would you rather get diagnosis and treatment from a doctor who works with feet only sometimes, or a doctor who works with feet all day, every day?
- Same-day and next-day appointments are often available. We understand that time is critical after an acute injury, and can often accommodate an urgent need for an appointment. We may even be faster than urgent care.
- We offer advanced therapies that can help you heal and rehab your injury faster. Athletes and working folks usually want every possible edge to aid their recovery, and we excel at providing that. Advanced treatments and services available at our office include MLS laser therapy to provide rapid pain relief and accelerated natural tissue regeneration, as well as blood flow resistance training to help you start rehabbing and rebuilding muscle strength sooner, without risking further injury.