Ankle & Foot Trauma

Foot tendonitis (tendinitis) is inflammation or irritation of a tendon in your foot. Tendons are strong bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Overuse usually causes foot tendonitis, but it can also be the result of an injury

Ankle and Foot Trauma Symptoms

  • Pain in a tendon that gets worse when you move.
  • Difficulty moving the joint.
  • Feeling a grating or crackling in the tendon.
  • Swelling, sometimes with heat or redness

Ankle and Foot Trauma Treatment

  • Corticosteroid injections: Corticosteroids (often called “steroids”) are often used because they work quickly to decrease the inflammation and pain.


  • Surgery: This is rarely For severe problems that do not respond to other treatments.

Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle is comprised of multidisciplinary podiatric physicians in Manalapan, New Jersey.

What is ankle trauma?

As a member of the AO Trauma Foundation, Dr. Sharobeem located in Manalapan, New Jersey is fully equipped to manage all ankle traumas that you may have sustained. This includes but is not limited to fractures, strains, and sprains.

The most common ankle traumas reported are fractures and sprains. But it is also possible to tear or strain a tendon.

Ankle trauma is characterized by the following symptoms: swelling, pain, bruising, and inability to bear weight.

What causes ankle trauma?

Though ankle traumas are often grouped as sports injuries, they are not exclusive to athletes. Ankle trauma could be a result of something simple as walking on an uneven surface, tripping or falling, landing awkwardly, sudden impact, twisting, or rolling the ankle.

What is the treatment?

Different ankle traumas call for various treatments. At New Jersey Foot and Ankle in Manalapan we cater to every patient by customizing a treatment plan that will reap optimal results.

What is foot trauma?

As a member of the AO Trauma Foundation, Dr. Sharobeem is fully equipped to manage all foot trauma that you may have sustained. This includes but is not limited to fractures and sprains. Dr. Sharobeem’s background while serving as an army surgeon has provided him ample experience in various case scenarios making him better equipped than most leading physicians in his field.

What causes foot trauma?

Jumping from a height, impact with a heavy object, landing on the foot, or development over time from the constant stress of either walking or running.

What is the treatment?

Treatment varies based on the type of trauma you have sustained. Some activity modification may be encouraged as well as durable medical equipment dispensed. In some cases, surgical intervention is recommended.
New Jersey Foot and Ankle in Manalapan, is available to serve all your foot conditions and ankle health care needs. We treat arthritis, sports injuries, foot deformities, ankle and foot trauma, plantar fasciitis, bunions, and nail diseases in the Manalapan, NJ area.

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Common Foot & Ankle Conditions Treated at Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle

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