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Sports Injuries Travis Snider of the Pirates originally thought the pain in his left foot came as a result of a simple ligament strain. However, Snider found out that he was more severely injured than expected. In fact, his injury even caused his 2013 batting average to be as low as .215.

Upon the season’s end Snider underwent surgery to have bone spurs and the sesamoid bones in the ball of his foot removed in order to heal his foot. “After Christmas I’ll be eight weeks (post-surgery) and hopefully get clearance to start progressing with some physical activity,” Snider stated in regards to his recovery.

If you are recovering from a foot injury and need foot therapy, contact podiatrist Dr. Mayer Salama of Salama Foot Care. Dr. Salama can provide rehabilitation as well as a general course for your road to recovery.

Most common injuries

People who are constantly on their feet are prone to a variety of injuries. Therefore, it is important to take part in physical therapy in order to get back on the right track quickly.

What to do when injured

Physical Therapy – This specialized treatment will focus on the affected area, speeding up recovery and the overall healing process. This is important for those wanting to get back into the game quickly. It is a proven method that has helped millions of people return from any injury.

During physical therapy you will undergo regimented training to get back into full form. Training is often very difficult, especially at first when the foot feels weak. These are some steps physical therapy often involves:

  1. Basic stretching & twisting exercises – getting the feet’s mobility and flexibility up.
  2. Massaging – the therapist will massage the injured area in order to activate the muscles and relax them.
  3. Strengthening Exercises – this allows the muscles in the affected area to regain their full strength, a vital step towards full recovery.

With the advancements in technology and greater knowledge of how muscles and joints work, physical therapists can turn things around dramatically.    

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices located in Farmington Hills, Dearborn, Clarkston, and Trenton, MI. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.

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Dr. Mayer Salama and Dr. Daniel Salama
3408 West Rd (In Grange Plaza)
Trenton, MI 48183 -(734) 676-4664

2200 Monroe
Dearborn, MI 48124 - (313) 274-0990

6770 Dixie Hwy. Suite 101
Clarkston, MI 48346 - (248) 625-1110

23800 Orchard Rd Suite 201
Farmington Hills, MI  48336 - (248) 474-0040