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Kansas City Chiefs Center Suffers Foot Injury

Monday, 11 December 2017 00:00

Kansas City Chiefs Center Mitch Morse has reportedly suffered a foot injury according to a Tweet by the Kansas City Chiefs. Morse was holding his leg after being taken off the field of the first half of the Chiefs and New York Jets game. The extent of the injury is unknown, nor is it known how long he will be out for. Morse had missed most of the 2017 season due to a high ankle sprain he suffered in Week 2. The Jets ended up defeating the Chiefs 38 to 31.

Sports related foot and ankle injuries require proper treatment before players can go back to their regular routines. For more information, contact Dr. Celeste M. Borchers of Lone Star Podiatry & Surgery. Our doctor can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.

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 feel free to contact one of our offices located in San Antonio, and Floresville, TX. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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