Rugby is hard on the feet and ankles! Injuries can occur from running and cutting, direct trauma during tackling and during the scrum. Rugby players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments and can also be associate...
1/10/2018 1:22:39 PM
Check Pain Management Off Your List of Foot Surgery Worries Foot and ankle surgeons share reassuring insight on managing pain after surgery With any surgery comes reasonable concerns. Depending on the person, your mind could start racing anywhere from the seriousness of you...
9/3/2016 11:20:18 PM
Potentially Deadly Infection, Once Seen Primarily in Hospitalized Patients, Is Now Linked to Common Foot Conditions in the Community More Americans are developing drug-resistant staph infections, known as MRSA, from common, relatively minor foot problems, such as cuts, crack...
11/23/2016 1:14:08 PM
What Is PTTD? The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the a...
1/10/2018 1:04:58 PM
The Dos and Don’ts for Diabetes Foot Care View full-size version View Spanish full-size version
12/4/2017 1:53:42 PM
Why Does My Heel Hurt? Michael T. Ambroziak, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Michigan Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?” While there can b...
1/26/2018 1:23:09 PM
Walkathons Present Foot Health Challenges for Sedentary Adults Lack of preparation or recovery measures increase risk for pain and injury. With warmer weather on the way and the push for participation in awareness walks in full swing, the American College of Foot and An...
11/23/2016 2:20:55 PM
Avoid Kids Foot Problems with the Right Shoes Before you head to the store to buy your kids shoes, follow these helpful guidelines to prevent or minimize foot problems from poorly fitting or worn-out shoes. Shoes Should Fit Your child’s feet can grow up to two sizes in six...
1/10/2018 2:38:47 PM
Boomers Not Backing Down from Foot and Ankle Arthritis Surgical advances keeping them active, pain-free. They danced to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and disco. They worked out with Jane Fonda and made jogging their national pastime. Now approaching retirement, man...
12/6/2017 1:29:48 PM
What Is a Fifth Metatarsal Fracture? Fractures (breaks) are common in the fifth metatarsal—the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe. Two types of fractures that often occur in the fifth metatarsal are: Avulsion fracture. In an avul...
1/10/2018 12:00:48 PM
Back-to-School Soccer Season Prime time for foot and ankle injuries. Parents and coaches should think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to "play through" foot and ankle pain, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. "Skeleta...
1/10/2018 2:41:16 PM
Healthy Feet Make the Best Dancing Feet Don’t ignore foot pain on the dance floor. Being "light on your feet" when dancing is not entirely true; dancing the night away can take a toll on feet and ankles. Both professional and amateur dancers can suffer foot injuries t...
4/18/2018 1:42:56 PM
Lawnmower Accidents Cause Thousands of Foot Injuries Your lawn could become a "toe-away" zone if you’re not careful when operating rotary-blade lawn mowers. The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission estimates more than 37,000 Americans suffer a power mower-relate...
3/28/2019 3:39:31 PM
Obesity is an ever-increasing problem in American society. Currently, up to one third of the U.S. population is considered obese, defined as a body mass index greater than 30. Although it seems obvious, many studies have found a direct link between increased BMI and foot prob...
1/10/2018 12:39:33 PM
The Doctor Is In! TeleHealth vs. In-Office Appointments Summer Footwear Creates New Problems Avoiding Running Injuries Weekend Warriors: Watch Out for Overuse Injuries
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