Posts Tagged ‘foot and ankle’

How to Tell The Difference Between a Broken Toe and a Sprained Toe

Injuring one of your toes is never a good situation. But considering the toes are such small bones within the body, it can difficult to tell when a toe injury is serious or not so bad. One of the most frequently asked questions among patients is how they can tell the difference between a broken…

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Do I Have An Achilles Tendon Tear or Rupture?

Dr. Vladimir Alexander assessing a knee injury patient

An achilles tendon rupture is an injury that occurs in the back of your leg. It usually affects people playing sports. Your achilles tendon is a cord that connects your muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone. If you overstretch your achilles tendon it can tear, rupture, completely or partially. Your…

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