Crush Injury Treatment
Infection and other serious complications can arise from a crush injury depending on the severity of the foot injury. Don’t delay calling us to help you recover from a crush injury! Schedule your crush injury treatment with our foot doctor/podiatrist at Scottsdale office now! A in-person evaluation on your wound and crush area will make treatment easier. It will also help you recover from the injury faster. Timing is everything.
Crush injury is a serious problem. Treat it immediately!
A crush injury in the foot is serious and can cause major changes in your day to day activities if not treated properly. It occurs when the foot is compressed with considerable force between two hard surfaces. This can happen as a result of a car accident, heavy objects falling, or heavy machinery running over the foot.
Always seek medical attention in the event of a crush injury!!!
You may experience a variety of symptoms resulting from a crush injury. Some can lead to further complications so it is important to be aware.
When a foot or ankle crushed foot injury occurs, you need to see a foot doctor immediately. Your injuries will become more dangerous with time, and infections, necrosis, and other severe conditions are likely to develop without medical intervention. Acute compartment syndrome occurs primarily after foot injuries. The longer you wait, the more difficult to diagnose without a physician. Please treat your condition as a medical emergency. Even if you are unsure whether a bone has broken or soft tissue is damaged, see a foot doctor or podiatrist immediately.
Crush injury symptoms
- Swelling, tightness, and bruising
- Internal bleeding around the wounded area
- Persistent and deep ache in the affected area.
Fast crush injury diagnosis!
Do not try to self-diagnose your crush injury, which may put your own health at risk of developing an infection from a hidden injury or internal bleeding.
A timely diagnosis is the key to treating a foot crush injury and ensure the faster recovery. Our podiatrist in Scottsdale office can accurately assess your situation and help you make the right treatment decisions for the best possible outcome. Our foot doctor will start with a physical exam, with attention given to the areas of wound. Our foot and ankle physician may take X-rays and other forms of imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomography (CT).
Proper crush injury treatments!
A proper crush injury treatment is the most important procedure to reduce the complication of the wound. There are many procedures involved depends on the condition of the injury, the location of the wound and the cause of the condition. It is important to get the treatment as soon as the injury occurred. Our podiatrist will go over all the treatment options to match your condition.
Our foot doctor Dr. Kosak is one of the best podiatrists in Arizona, who is specialized in foot and ankle treatments. A crush injury without proper treatment can lead to more complicated physical problems and serious medical consequences.
It is extremely important to treat any crush injury on your foot or ankle as soon as it happens. Don’t make your condition worst. Infection and loss of blood will create more complicated conditions and make your wound much hard to treat!
Contact our Scottsdale office today at (480) 247-8443 so we can do a physical examination of the foot and take X-rays to check for fractured bones. From there, a treatment plan will be developed for your specific situation.