Do you have questions about foot care? We have answers!

Do you have questions about foot injuries or the causes of foot pain? Dr. Stephanie Carollo provides the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about foot injuries and foot care. If you would like to schedule an appointment to talk about your foot pain, call Dr. Stephanie Carollo’s office at (586) 298-1585.

Sports Injuries

Q: What is a stress fracture?

A: Stress fractures are a type of fracture that can occur in the lower limbs from sports or repetitive force to the area. There a number of factors that make people more likely to suffer a stress fracture, including osteoporosis, flat feet, running long distances and having high, rigid arches.  You can help prevent stress fractures by modifying your running equipment and running regimen.  Stress fractures require immobilization, so it’s important to have any persistent pain evaluated so that treatment can be instituted that will allow for proper healing to occur. 

Q: What type of shoes should I wear?

A:  This depends on many factors, some of which I have outlined here – What you need to know about shoes and foot health.