Foot Pain, Ankle Pain, and Podiatric Medicine
The Doctors at Foot Pain Doctors of Jacksonville have extensive training and many years of experience at treating and diagnosing the causes of foot & ankle pain, skin disorders, toe nail disorders, wound care, neuropathy, Diabetic foot care and foot beautification.
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Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age.
Sports injuries occur during exercise or while participating in a sport.
The most common types of sports injuries include:
- Knee injuries.
- Swollen muscles.
- Achilles tendon rupture.
A chronic wound is one that has failed to progress through the phases of healing in an orderly and timely fashion and has shown no significant progress toward healing in 30 days. Factors contributing to the chronicity of the wound may include:
- Pressure, trauma and/or lower extremity wounds
- Increased bacterial load
- Excessive proteases: Degraded growth factors, matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), degraded cell surface structures
- Senescent/Aberrant cells
- Inappropriate treatment
Successful Wound Closure:
If left untreated, mild foot and ankle discomfort could lead to pain that disrupts day-to-day activities, or even lead to a more severe injury. Pain and noticeable discomfort are signs that there could be something wrong.