Tres Tinkle Recovers from Surgery

Tres Tinkle was spotted in late August stretching his leg with a resistance band, a workout meant to help rebuild the calf muscle strength he had lost from the past 4 months from recovery. The Oregon State forward was expected to return to court by mid-September, after one more appointment with foot specialist Donald Jones. Tinkle was wearing a walking boot and participating in physical therapy to rehabilitate and strengthen his leg muscles.

A broken foot requires immediate medical attention and treatment. If you need your feet checked, contact Dr. LeKeisha George from Forest Hills Podiatric Medical Care. Dr. George can provide the care you need to keep your pain free and on your feet.

Broken Foot Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A broken foot is caused by one of the bones in the foot typically breaking when bended, crushed, or stretched beyond its natural capabilities. Usually the location of the fracture indicates how the break occurred, whether it was through an object, fall, or any other type of injury. 

Common Symptoms of Broken Feet:

  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Blue (foot)
  • Numbness
  • Cold
  • Misshapen
  • Cuts
  • Deformities

Those that suspect they have a broken foot shoot seek urgent medical attention where a medical professional could diagnose the severity.

Treatment for broken bones varies depending on the cause, severity and location. Some will require the use of splints, casts or crutches while others could even involve surgery to repair the broken bones. Personal care includes the use of ice and keeping the foot stabilized and elevated.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact one of our offices located in Forest Hills, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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LeKeisha Y. George, DPM, Forest Hills Podiatric Medical Care, 71-11 110th Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375 718-520-8811