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Ankle and Foot Pain: Management

by Charles Vega, MD
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    The lecture Ankle and Foot Pain: Management by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Acute Care.


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    1. Prescribe a regimen of stretching and ice massage
    2. Perform an x-ray to evaluate for calcaneal spurs
    3. Prescribe orthotics
    4. Perform an injection of triamcinolone and lidocaine near and around the fascia
    5. Prescribe an alternating regimen of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opiate-acetaminophen combination drugs
    1. Refer to physical therapy for eccentric calf strengthening
    2. Refer to physical therapy for monitored hill workouts and interval training for calf strengthening
    3. Refer to orthopedic surgery for surgical repair
    4. Perform an injection of triamcinolone and lidocaine around and near the tendon
    5. Recommend strict rest and prescribe lateral heel wedges
    1. Obtain and x-ray of the foot and ankle
    2. Refer to orthopedic surgery
    3. Recommend early mobilization and refer to physical therapy to avoid recurrence
    4. Recommend ice, elevation, and apply a lace-up ankle brace
    5. Apply an elastic ankle wrap prescribe acetaminophen for pain

    Author of lecture Ankle and Foot Pain: Management

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD


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