Archive for the ‘Foot Injuries’ Category

Preventing Sports Foot Injuries: Preparation is Key

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Spring is here, and many people are participating in outdoor sports in the warmer weather. Any intense physical activity raises risks of injuries, and these injures often occur in the feet. Fortunately, these injuries are also frequently preventable. Here is a look at how you can prepare for the outdoor sports season and minimize your risk of sports foot injuries.


Foot Pain from Running: Benefits of MLS Laser

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Sprains, tendinitis, muscle strains and other foot injuries associated with running frequently can respond well to MLS laser therapy, as it’s minimally invasive. Below, you can read about some of the ways that this therapy helps injured runners.

Common Foot Injuries During the Winter Months: Treating Sprains and Fractures

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Ankle sprains and fractures are more common this time of year as people walk and run outdoors in hazardous conditions brought on by ice and snow. Knowing which types of common foot injuries occur and how to treat them can help prepare you in case of an accident.


Why Are My Heels Painful?

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Heel pain is among the most common complaints involving the feet. So, what causes heel pain? A wide variety of risk factors and conditions have been linked to pain in the heel, and diagnosing the cause correctly is essential to finding a solution and regaining mobility. Here’s more about what causes heel pain.

The 3 Most Common Foot Injuries from Running

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Foot injuries from running are painful and can prevent you from staying healthy through exercise. A wide variety of injuries occur in runners, but three stand out as the most common. Here is a look at each of these and the solutions available.


Correcting Flat Feet: Know Your Options

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Flat feet or fallen arches are a common condition that often causes no discomfort but can result in serious problems when it is painful. Although a variety of causes have been linked to flat feet, developmental problems are often involved. This is particularly true among children, who can experience long-term debility if the condition is left untreated. Here is more about the symptoms and causes of this condition and when patients may benefit from flat feet treatment.


Ankle Pain Relief: All About Ankle Pain, Sprains & Strains

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Ankles are complex and hard-working joints. They carry our weight while flexing and bending. Most of the time, they never give even a twinge of complaint. Often, the joints go unnoticed until something goes wrong, leaving the sufferer to seek out ankle pain relief and wonder, “What is wrong with my ankle?”


Ballerina Foot Problems: How to Treat These Common Foot Injuries?

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Ballet foot problems are a well-known hazard of a dancer’s life, whether you are a professional dance or regularly taking ballet classes.  A dancer’s feet can take a significant beating, with long practice sessions, a variety of movements and stresses against a hard surface. Good foot care can help to minimize problems and increase the dancer’s ability to perform well.


Ways to Avoid Plantar Fasciitis, Stress Fractures and Any Overuse Injury for Children

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Adults are not the only individuals experiencing overuse injuries of their ankles or feet. Today, more children are having medical problems with their feet and ankles that require professional treatment from a podiatrist. As a parent, you want to know the ways to avoid painful overuse injuries in children to ensure they are still able to attend school and participate in everyday activities.


Common Foot Injuries in Runners

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Since runners often exert themselves while out in action, they are more prone to injuries than the average person. These injuries can affect all sorts of body parts like the knees and legs. However, the most common place for a runner to injure themselves is in the foot. Below is a list of the most common foot injuries in runners.