Stress Fractures Treatment in New Jersey
Stress fractures are small cracks that can occur in a bone because of overuse or activities that place high stress on the structures of the foot and ankle. Most stress fractures occur when a person increases the amount of high-impact activity within a short period. Placing undue stress on the feet and the ankles.
This stress can cause the muscles to become fatigued and lessen their ability to absorb shock from impacts. When this happens, the shock is transferred to the bones, which can create a fracture.
Common symptoms of a stress fracture include:
- Pain during activity that diminishes with rest
- Swelling on the top of the foot or outside the ankle
- Tenderness, redness and bruising
Treatment options include rest, taping of the foot and ankle, orthotic devices and crutches. In rare cases, surgery may be required.
Our physicians are trained and experienced in all foot and ankle conditions, including advanced trauma and fracture treatment. If treatments that are more conservative do not yield the positive results we believe are possible, we may utilize any of the following procedures:
Advanced Treatment Protocols
- Arthritis of the Great Toe Joint (Hallux Rigidus or Stiff Big Toe)
- Nerve Releases to Treat Diabetic Neuropathy
- Excision of Morton’s Neuroma
- Joint Implants/Joint Implant Surgery
- Flatfoot Correction
- Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
- Advanced Pain Management – the Anesthesis (Pain Pump)
- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to treat tendons, ligaments, heel spurs and to promote wound healing
- Advanced Injection Treatment for Aggravated Nerves/Neuromas (Alcohol Sclerosing injections)
- Advanced Wart (Verrucae) Treatment (Bleomycin Sulfate Injections)
- Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment
- Advanced Wound/Ulcer Healing
Our doctors at Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgeons are trained to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine the correct diagnosis. They will tailor a treatment program specifically designed for you.