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Foot & Ankle Pain

The foot and ankle are complex areas of the body that get repetitive use. MD Pain Sport, Spine, and Pain Management are a team of physicians committed to identifying and treating your foot and ankle pain in order to preserve your function and improve comfort.

Foot and ankle pain can be caused by many factors, such as a physical injury to muscles, bones and tendons, or nerve damage. Some symptoms that are related to foot and ankle pain include:

  • Burning
  • Tingling
  • Numbness
  • Swelling
  • Aching
  • Redness
  • Stiffness
  • Weakness

Injuries that do not improve with rest, ice, compression and elevation (RICE) may need further attention. If bone, blood, or tissue is exposed, or there is severe swelling, redness, bruising, or you are unable to place weight on your foot, seek immediate medical attention.

For more chronic foot and ankle pain, MD Pain Sport, Spine, and Pain Management has a variety of approaches for treatment. For example, pain caused by:

  • Achilles’ tendon
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Pain that radiates down the leg to the foot
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

Treatment depends on the cause of the pain and therefore can vary from physical therapy to spinal cord or peripheral stimulation. The physicians at MD Pain Sport, Spine, and Pain Management also work closely with Metro Denver area Podiatrists if surgery is required.

 


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