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Five Common Foot Injuries in Athletes

Five Common Foot Injuries in Athletes

by Gianina (SU)
With 33 joints, 26 bones, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments, the human foot and ankle are vulnerable to any number of injuries and many more medical conditions.

Ailments of The Ankle Your Podiatrist Can Help

Ailments of The Ankle Your Podiatrist Can Help

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The ankle is one of the most frequently injured joints in the body.

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

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Problems with the arches in your feet are often hereditary. Whether the arch is too low or too high, it can cause problems with how your foot meets the ground when walking, running, or playing sports. If you have problems with the arch of your foot, pain can limit your activities and make even the most basic walking difficult. Fortunately, orthotics can help with pain and performance for people with flatfoot or high arches.

Foot Specialist and Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Specialist and Plantar Fasciitis

by Shearly (SU)
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition causing foot and heel pain. Supporting the arch, the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot, can become inflamed or even tear. The condition develops when repeated weight-bearing activities put a strain on the plantar fascia, which is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen, and irritated (inflamed).

Things Your Podiatrist Really Wishes You Wouldn't Do

Things Your Podiatrist Really Wishes You Wouldn't Do

by Shearly (SU)
You're hard on your feet, likely taking at least 5,000 steps a day. Research shows that it is common for the health community to actually encourage people to walk 10,000 steps per day. However, let's be honest, how much TLC do you really give your feet, except for an occasional pedicure? It is time to start paying more attention.