All About Foot Fractures and Sprains

All About Foot Fractures and Sprains

Guest author, Mike Sganga, DPM Fractures and sprains of the foot can be treated surgically and non-surgically, depending on the locations of the injuries. We know that many fractures can heal with crutches and a boot, and some have shown that they need operative fixation for the best outcome. The fifth metatarsal can be involved in many different fracture patterns. As you see from the chart, one can have an avulsion fracture, a Jones fracture,...

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

You step out of bed to make it to the 5:30am class and heel pain stops you dead in your tracks. That first step is excruciating, but by the time you’ve finished the warm up, the pain is alleviating. You go about your day, only to experience the same thing the next morning. Sound familiar? Symptoms of plantar fasciitis: Stiffness/pain in the morning starting at your heel and radiating to your toes Pain that gets worse when you climb stairs,...

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About Me

Dr. Sean Rockett is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. His group is Orthopedics New England with offices in Dedham, Natick and Newton, Massachusetts. Dr. Rockett is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and has been a CrossFitter at CrossFit New England since 2007. Dr. Rockett is on the Medical Team for the CrossFit Games and the Northeast Regionals.

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“Thinking Inside the Box” An injury Prevention Seminar

This interactive talk specifically designed for CF boxes emphasizes human anatomy, early signs of injury, modification for injuries, treatment, but most importantly PREVENTION. Many boxes have signed up and have asked for repeat lectures. There is a $20 drop in fee with profits going to a variety of charities. Please email Ronda at to have Dr. Rockett speak at your box.

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