You’ve suffered a crush injury to your foot. Maybe it was injured at work when heavy machinery fell on it. Or maybe someone stepped on your child’s foot during a sporting event. However, a significant foot injury deserves greater attention, so you would visit a podiatrist. Whatever your reason for looking for specialized care, you will find it here at the Advanced Foot and Ankle Centers of Illinois.
Our podiatrists each have several years of experience dealing with crush injuries. We can evaluate your injuries and recommend the best treatments to promote proper healing. If you have had a crush injury, you can trust we will find the most effective way to repair the damage to your foot.
Seek Professional Care When Dealing With a Crush Injury
Crush injuries can range from simple and non-threatening to severe and intensive. Sometimes it’s simple to determine the extent of the injury, and sometimes it’s not. Regardless of how much the injury hurts, you should see a podiatrist as soon as possible. Crush injuries can result in:
- Severe bruising
- Internal bleeding
- External lacerations
- Broken bones
- Nerve damage
- Compartment syndrome
Our podiatrists will use a combination of physical examinations, diagnostic tests, and scanning equipment to come up with an accurate diagnosis for the injury. We can discover any complications and mitigate their impact.