When you suffer a sports injury, proper treatment is essential to healing. At his practices in Fort Hamilton Foot Care, Dr. Montalvo can work with patients from throughout Brooklyn, NY in the Dyker Heights area to treat sports injuries and ensure peak performance.
Sports injuries that affect the foot and ankle can occur during participation in physical activity or when trauma or stress damages the foot. The most commonly experienced injuries include:
If you have employed conservative at-home treatments such as ice to address the injury without seeing results, and are unable to walk or the pain is not reducing, you should see a podiatrist. Additionally, certain symptoms can lead to potentially larger problems if left untreated. Make an appointment with a podiatrist immediately if you have any of the following:
X-rays, a CT scan, or an MRI are generally the first step in treatment for sports injuries. This is so the injured body part can be properly diagnosed by seeing the underlying damage. From that determination a treatment plan is put together which can include the following:
Surgery is usually a last resort because of the time necessary for the patient to recover in full and be able to continue participating in their sport once again.
Major Insurance Providers Accepted. Aetna accepted (out of pocket). Please contact our office for more information about insurances or if you do not see your insurance listed. Financing is available for cash patients.
"Dr Montalvo was able to diagnose my problem immediately and better yet he was confident he could fix it. I had surgery and he was kind and gentle and understanding".
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