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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.

Fall Proofing Your House

  • Install hand rails near door and stairways
  • Pick up or remove clutter 
  • Remove loose rugs from floor. Use rugs with nonskid backing if you cannot avoid using rugs. 
  • Keep cordless phones within reach in case of fall.