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Why Would You Need a Sports Podiatrist like Dr. Leonard J Knudson - Culver City Foot and Ankle Specialist? Call 310-876-1579 to Schedule a Consult!

Sports Injuries Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Diagnosis by Dr. Leonard J Knudson, DPM - Culver City Foot and Ankle Specialist Since 1982. Why you need a Sports Podiatrist at Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc. Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon near Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Brentwood, Calabasas, West Los Angeles, Venice, Venice Beach, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista. Call: 310-876-1579
Dr. Leonard J Knudson, DPM of Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc is a Foot and Ankle Specialist in Culver City Since 1982 and Specializes in Ankle Sprain, Bunions, Ingrown Toenails, and many more! Call: 310-876-1579

Sports injuries are common and can occur throughout your body-- bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and other structures. Minor injuries can be treated at home but for some injuries, they require medical treatment such as immobilization, physical therapy and surgery. In the world of sports, where athletes push their bodies to the limit, injuries are a common occurrence.


From sprained ankles to stress fractures, athletes face a wide range of foot and ankle problems. That's where podiatry plays a vital role in both preventing and treating these foot injuries.


Exercise is important to good health, but people often get hurt when participating in sports or other physical activities. A sports injury involves damage to part of your body due to sports, exercise or athletic activities. A sports injury can be acute (sudden) or chronic (develop over time). Sports injuries can happen to anyone, particularly people who:


Sports Injuries Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Diagnosis by Dr. Leonard J Knudson, DPM - Culver City Foot and Ankle Specialist Since 1982. Why you need a Sports Podiatrist at Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc. Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon near Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Brentwood, Calabasas, West Los Angeles, Venice, Venice Beach, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista. Call: 310-876-1579
  • Are out of shape.

  • Don’t wear proper protective equipment.

  • Exercise without warming up and cooling down.

  • Participate in contact sports that may involve tackling or collisions.

  • Take part in activities that involve jumping, running and pivoting or changing direction quickly.



A sports Podiatrist are specialized healthcare professionals who focus on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of foot and ankle conditions related to sports and physical activity. They understand the stresses that sports can put on the feet and the lower limbs, and how to alleviate these stresses. Sports injuries can affect any part of your body. They most often affect:


Broken bone: A broken bone (bone fracture) can happen when sudden force is applied to a bone.

Cartilage tear: Cartilage is a tough but flexible shock absorber that covers and protects the ends of some bones. Cartilage injuries can occur in joints such as your knee and shoulder.

Concussion: A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or blow to your head.

Dislocation: Dislocation occurs when the end of a bone moves out of its normal position in a joint. For example, if your shoulder pops out of its socket, it’s dislocated.

Tendinitis: Tendinitis occurs when your tissues that connect muscles to bones (tendons) become swollen and inflamed. It’s caused by repetitive movements over time. An example is jumper’s knee (patellar tendonitis).

Sprains: A sprain happens when a ligament stretches too much or tears. Ligaments connect bones and stabilize joints. These injuries can be mild or severe, and they’re common in your ankle, knee and wrist.

Strains: A strain occurs when you overextend a muscle and it stretches or tears. Examples include hamstring strain, back strain and abdominal strain.


Sports Injuries Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Diagnosis by Dr. Leonard J Knudson, DPM - Culver City Foot and Ankle Specialist Since 1982. Why you need a Sports Podiatrist at Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc. Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon near Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Brentwood, Calabasas, West Los Angeles, Venice, Venice Beach, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista. Call: 310-876-1579

What are the symptoms of a Sports Injury?


  • Aches, pain or tenderness.

  • Bruising.

  • Deformity, such as a bone or joint looking out of place.

  • Decreased range of motion.

  • Grinding, cracking, clicking or popping noise.

  • Inability to bear weight on your hip, leg or foot.

  • Skin that’s warm to the touch.

  • Stiffness or weakness.

  • Swelling


Why you should need a Sports Podiatrist?

Sports podiatrists work with athletes of all levels, from amateurs to professionals. They provide care for acute injuries such as sprains, fractures, and torn ligaments, as well as chronic conditions like tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and shin splints. In addition to treatment, sports podiatrists also focus heavily on injury prevention.


They analyze an athlete's biomechanics, including gait and foot positioning, to identify potential issues that could lead to injury. They then provide advice and interventions, such as specific exercises, shoe recommendations, and custom orthotics, to help prevent these issues from arising.



CULVER CITY FOOT DOCTOR SINCE 1982 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc. Dr Leonard Knudson, DPM - Board Certified Podiatric Surgeon Since 1982. Foot and Ankle Specialist in West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Marina del Rey, Venice, Brentwood. Address: 9808 Venice Blvd Suite 600 Culver City, CA 90232 Call 310-876-1576

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Our services and treatments includes; Arch Disorders, Arch and Heel Pain, Ankle Pain, Ankle Therapy, Arthritis, Bunions, Calluses, Custom Orthotics, Diabetic Foot Treatments, Feet Pain, Foot Injury, Hammertoes, Heel Pain, Ingrown Toenails and more. View Full Service by clicking here.


 

Dr. J Leonard Knudson, DPM - Culver City Friendly Neighborhood Footcare Podiatrist Doctor. Associated Foot Care Clinic, Inc. in 9808 Venice Blvd. Suite 600 Culver City, CA 90232 Call 310-876-1576 for an Appointment

The Associated Foot Care Clinic of Dr. Leonard J Knudson is located at 9808 Venice Blvd. Suite 600 in Culver City, California 90232. We are open from Mondays to Fridays, 9:00am to 5:00pm and we are closed during the weekends.


Dr. J. Leonard Knudson is a Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Culver City and near West Los Angeles. We also tend to patients from nearby - UCLA, Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del Rey, Venice, Santa Monica and the West Los Angeles area.



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