Achilles Tears & Tendinitis

Achilles Tears & TendinitisConservative Treatment For Achilles Tears, Tendon Pain & TendinitisWhat Is Achilles Tendinitis?Achilles tendinitis, or inflammation of the Achilles tendon, can occur from overuse, tightness of the calf muscle, bone spurring or even as a side effect of certain medications. When patients develop Achilles tendinitis, there are a variety of treatments that an orthopedic specialist may suggest to …

Ankle Sprain Treatment

Ankle Sprain TreatmentBounce Back Stronger & Faster With G2 OrthopedicsWhat Causes an Ankle Sprain?Ankle sprains occur when patients twist or roll their ankle, especially in activities that include sudden or forceful side-to-side motions. Acute ankle sprains can often be treated with physical therapy, bracing, ice, and anti-inflammatory medications depending on the severity of the injury. If acute ankle sprains are …

Ankle Fractures

Ankle FracturesGet Back On Your Feet Again With G2 OrthopedicsLeading Richmond Doctor for Ankle FracturesBecause your ankles support your body weight and play an essential role in your mobility, any injury to these complex structures can be painful and even debilitating. Often, fractures in the ankle can be caused by overuse or trauma. Due to the complexity of the ankle, …

Treatments for Ankle Problems

Treatments for Ankle ProblemsRestoring Pain-Free Function And StrengthSolutions To Your Ankle Problems The ankle is made up of many bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, tendons and nerves. The complex structures within the ankles are designed to carry the body’s weight and perform a wide range of activities. Strengthening the leg muscles of the calf and shin will increase the stability of …

What are the signs of an Achilles tendon tear?

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Achilles tendons tear with a sudden injury with pushing off with the foot or the foot being forced toward the front of the leg. These tears are common for basketball and soccer players but can also be seen with other sports or even work injuries.  Patients with an Achilles tendon tear complain of swelling, bruising, pain and difficulty walking. Many …