The limp from a sprained ankle can’t be mistaken and the moment you think it feels better, you twist it again. How many times have you heard, “Ever since I sprained my ankle it’s never been the same?”
At Flexogenix® our treatment programs are designed to provide the proper diagnosis and effective non-surgical treatment to make sure healing happens correctly and quickly. Here are common ankle and foot injuries we treat at Flexogenix®:
The VisCare-Flex® program focuses on treating ankle and foot pain associated with degenerative conditions like arthritis. This treatment protocol re-nourishes the joint to restore the lubricating fluid to improve range of motion and function, which ultimately alleviates pain. VisCare-Flex® was designed to address all the factors that have contributed or are contributing to your foot and ankle pain to help you eliminate the need for surgery.
Progeni-Flex™ is a regenerative treatment program that rebuilds tendons, ligaments and cartilage tissue with regenerative therapy and platelet rich plasma. We often recommend this as a treatment for acute injuries and patients experiencing early signs of arthritis. Progeni-Flex™ allows you to control the breakdown of cartilage and rebuild healthy tissue before it’s too late. This advanced regenerative medicine treatment program is also ideal for athletes and the “weekend warrior” who want stay active despite chronic or acute injuries.
Why Non-Surgical Solutions?
Orthopedic and sports medicine has made tremendous advancements over the past decade. These advancements are cleared by the FDA and provide new options for patients to help them harness their body’s natural healing potential. Another major benefit our non-surgical approach offers is little-to-no downtime. We encourage patients to explore these options before going under the knife and through an exhaustive rehabilitation process.
Chronic Ankle Pain? When a Sprain is More Than Just a Sprain
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, more than 25,000 Americans suffer an ankle sprain on a daily basis, and those 9 million collective ankle rolls make up for half of all sports injuries annually. While typically recovery from a mild sprain is just a week or two, 40% of sprains will actually result in a chronic pain condition.
Wearing the Right Shoes: Why It Matters
Most people know they should wear good, supportive shoes. It’s something their parents probably told them as children, and their doctors never seem to get tired of reminding them of it. However annoying as it may be to hear this repeated so often, there’s a solid reason for it: Wearing the wrong shoes can cause injury and chronic health problems, and not just to your feet.
Can Custom Foot Orthotics Help Relieve Joint Pain?
Just as “putting your best foot forward” has different interpretations, so, too, does the simple word “orthotics.” Most will think of something that slips into a shoe to make it more comfortable. And while this isn’t wrong, it’s not the whole picture. Orthotics have to do with anything that helps the body to mechanically accomplish what it can’t do on its own.