Dr. Brad Schaeffer has been playing baseball almost his whole life. He has seen the spectrum for foot and ankle injuries while playing g as a child, as well, through his collegiate career. The best treatment for foot and ankle injuries is to be seen and treated early, so the problem doesn't get worse. A quicker treatment usually means a quicker recovery time.
Most baseball injuries stem from tendonitis or swelling problems. Along with common sports injuries, sprains and strains. In order to treat the cause of the inflammation that can hurt and even prevent a strong player from getting in the game, is usually cortisone injections and strapping. In extreme cases, surgery may be required. In order to limit your down time, get treated as soon as you feel any pain or discomfort.