Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it po...
1/24/2019 4:52:38 PM
Dancing places more physical demand on the foot and ankle and increases their risk of injury. Ballet dancers also have added risk of foot and ankle injury because of specific positions, such as en pointe and demi-pointe , which can add stress to the toes and ball of the fo...
1/10/2018 11:36:58 AM
Watch for Heel Pain After Coming Out of Hibernation Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Spring Sports Foot Fractures Can Signal Osteoporosis Take the Foot Push-Up Test
3/22/2017 1:30:18 PM
Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Fall Sports Season Have You Heard of a Lisfranc Injury? Bunion Surgery FAQs Help Your Loved Ones Living with Diabetes Thrive
8/30/2017 11:47:58 AM
Foot Health Facts for Athletes From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sport...
11/8/2016 5:02:54 PM
Lisfranc Injury: Easy to Miss, Hard to Get Over Elite athletes like NFL quarterback Matt Schaub and wide receiver Santonio Holmes had productive seasons ended by the little-known and often overlooked Lisfranc injury, a serious foot injury that few have heard of and no one wan...
11/8/2016 2:34:37 PM
Pigeon toes (intoeing) is a condition in which the feet point inward when walking. It is commonly seen in children and may resolve in very early childhood with no treatment or intervention. The child should be examined by a foot and ankle surgeon if the intoeing causes signi...
1/10/2018 12:54:35 PM
A Winning Strategy: Don't Play Through Pain Timely treatment and rehabilitation are key to proper healing. Sometimes athletes can be their own worst enemy, especially when they continue to play following an injury to their foot or ankle. To ensure proper recovery from...
1/10/2018 2:35:16 PM
Field Sports Injuries on the Rise for Children Overuse and lack of proper equipment elevates risk for pain and injury ( View Full-Size Version ) Spring and summer bring longer days and, for many children, lots of outdoor activity. The American College of Foot an...
3/28/2019 3:40:59 PM
Prepare for Spring Walkathons to Avoid Foot & Ankle Injuries Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? Foot Health Facts on Children’s Foot Conditions How Smoking Affects Bone Healing
3/15/2018 1:21:15 PM
Shoes for patients living with diabetes are made of special protective inserts and soft shoe materials to accommodate for conditions, such as neuropathy (numb feet), poor circulation and foot deformities (bunions, hammertoes, etc.). The shoes decrease the chance of foot s...
11/8/2017 2:45:39 PM
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