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Young Football Player’s Mystery Injury Revealed

Taylor MartinezThree weeks after the end of Taylor Martinez’s senior year, information has finally been released regarding the mysterious foot injury the Huskers’ quarterback received at the end of the recent season. Every fan knew, after only playing one Big Ten game, that the quarterback was injured somehow in early autumn—what they didn’t know was what had actually happened.

The truth is that Taylor Martinez suffered a torn plantar in one of the toes of his left feet. Casey Martinez, Taylor’s father, provided concrete details in an effort to clear up the rumors and give his son a shot at the NFL Spring tryouts in Nebraska.

The reality of the situation for any athlete is that they risk a sports related foot or ankle injury every time they play.If you suffered a foot or ankle injury while partaking in sports, seek out podiatrist Dr. Charles Chapel of Spring Hill, Florida. Dr. Chapel can treat your foot or ankle injury.

Sports Related Foot and Ankle Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries are a common occurrence when it comes to athletes of any sport. While many athletes dismiss the initial aches and pains, the truth is that ignoring potential foot and ankle injuries can lead to serious problems. As athletes continue to place pressure and strain the area further, a mild injury can turn into something as serious as a rupture and may lead to a permanent disability. There are many factors that contribute to sports related foot and ankle injuries, which include failure to warm up properly, not providing support or wearing bad footwear. Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Fasciosis
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains

Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method. This includes rest, applying ice to the injured area, compression and elevating the ankle. More serious sprains and injuries may require surgery, which could include arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery. Rehabilitation and therapy may also be required in order to get any recovering athlete to become fully functional again. Any unusual aches and pains an athlete sustains must be evaluated by a licensed, reputable medical professional.

If you have any questions, please contact our office in Spring Hill, FL. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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