No matter the cause of your foot injury, experienced podiatrist Dr. Albert Giagnacova, DPM, is here to help. At Next Step Foot & Ankle in Philadelphia, Dr. Giagnacova treats a range of foot-related injuries and complications, devising effective customized treatment plans. Dr. Giagnacova’s primary goal is to reduce your pain and inflammation and assist your body’s natural healing process. Book your consultation online or call the office today to learn more.
Some of the most common foot injuries occur from accidents, falls, sports injuries, and other types of injuries that result in inflammation and trauma to your soft tissues and bones. Common foot injuries and complications include:
Medical conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis may cause chronic inflammation that results in damage or injury to your foot structure.
Dr. Giagnacova helps you take the appropriate steps to prevent future injuries from activities such as running, walking, or jogging. To prevent a foot injury from occurring, it’s helpful to:
It’s also important to listen to your body, and if you feel pain or warning signs that you might be overusing or irritating your muscles or tendons, or causing damage to your feet, take time to rest the affected area.
Dr. Giagnacova offers both surgical and nonsurgical treatment methods if you have a foot injury. The right treatment for your foot injury depends on the type, cause, and severity of your injury.
After conducting a physical exam, consultation, and any necessary testing, Dr. Giagnacova creates a personalized treatment plan and might recommend one or more of the following:
In addition to these measures, to help ease your foot pain at home you can:
Dr. Giagnacova uses the latest state-of-the-art techniques, procedures, and technology to diagnose and treat your foot pain and help you recover faster from your injury.
From sports injuries to a fall, if you’ve suffered a foot injury, call Next Step Foot & Ankle in Philadelphia or use online booking to schedule an appointment today.