By gary@michaelwynndpm.com
September 09, 2013

Fabregas pulls out of Spain squad with ankle injuryFootballer Cesc Fabregas injured a ligament in his ankle during a game against Malaysia on Saturday. Unfortunately for the Spanish footballer, Fabregas won’t be participating in Spain’s friendly against Ecuador as a result.

The club’s official website stating:  “Club doctors have contacted the Spanish FA to recommend that the player should not join the national squad for the friendly against Ecuador so that he can undergo treatment in Barcelona”. The 26 year old midfielder has scored an impressive 11 times in his 32 league appearances last season, and is in a race against time to recover for the title defense against Levante.

Facing such an injury can be daunting, but with proper care returning to sports and activities is not impossible. Receiving treatment from a podiatrist such as Dr. Michael Wynn of Foot Care Associates of Texas, P.A. can help you manage your injury as well as provide solutions for how to get back into the sports you enjoy.

Getting Back into Sports after Foot and Ankle Injuries

Sprained ankles are a frustrating and painful ordeal many athletes go through. Recovery from a sprained ankle usually involves the RICE method. This includes:

  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation

In addition, athletes should consider wearing an ankle brace in order to keep the ankle stabilized and alleviate any pain as it heals.

Stress fractures that occur in the foot and ankle come in two types. This includes stable and displaced. Stable stress fractures do not consist of any shifting in bone alignment while displaced stress fractures involve bone ends that do not line up.

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

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