Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Three Stages of Healing Foot Injuries

Take home points: All body tissue follows a predictable sequence of healing whether that tissue is bone, tendon, or ligament.  Understanding this pattern can help us to devise intelligent and rational methods of approaching these injuries.  This pattern is easy to understand even for someone without a medical background.  It is also important to understand that in long-standing injuries that all of these stages may be occurring in different areas of the injury.