A crush injury in the foot is serious and can cause major changes in your day to day activities if not treated properly. It occurs when the foot is compressed with considerable force between two hard surfaces. This can happen as a result of a car accident, heavy objects falling, or heavy machinery running over a foot. Always seek medical attention in the event of a crush injury.

You may experience a variety of symptoms resulting from a crush injury. Some can lead to further complications so it is important to be aware.

Symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Bruising
  • Fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Swelling
  • Numbness

Infection and other serious complications can arise from a crush injury depending on the severity of the foot injury. Don’t delay calling us to help you recover from a crush injury. contact us today so we can do a physical examination of the foot and take X-rays to check for fractured bones. From there, a treatment plan will be developed for your specific situation.