Patient: Hello,I am 15 years old, and I am a gymnast. About seven months ago, I was at gymnastics practice. I fell off of the vault, and there was a ladder near by that I ran into. I cut the underside of my big toe in two places. I went to the doctor the next day, and they said I needed stitches, but it was too late. Since then, I have had a great amount of pain in that toe. I went to a podiatrist, and they said scar tissue formed underneath the skin by the joint. The podiatrist injected stem cells into my toe to help shrink the scar tissue. However, this did not work. My chiropractor suggested getting micro currents in my toe. Each of these procedures have shrunken the scar tissue but only by 3mm. My podiatrist said the next step may be surgery, but there is a chance more scar tissue will form. Do you think there is a big possibility of recurring scar tissue? Or, is surgery the way to go?
Symptoms: No symptoms of anything