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Athlete’s Foot Health Facts

Athlete's Foot Health Facts

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 sports indicates types of injuries that may occur in the sport you play. Whether you participate in sports regularly or are just […]

Ankle Disorders

Ankle Disorders Treatment & Prevention

Ankle Disorders – Key points The ankle is the most frequently injured joint in the body. Treatments include both surgical procedures and nonsurgical options. Most ankle disorders can be prevented by warming up before physical activity. Your ankle helps to balance and stabilize your body. It’s made up of bones that are supported with muscles […]

What should be the best socks for your feet?

Best Socks for your feet

Hosiery – Essential Equipment for the Athlete Best Socks and Your Feet.  For the serious athlete, socks have become recognized as an essential component of footwear that can determine the difference between success or failure on the playing field.

Get The Most Out of introduce arthritis medicine

Bunionette Correction

Arthritis Patients – Personalizing Medicine Arthritis Patients Joint injury can lead to post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). In fact, about half of all people who rupture the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee will develop PTOA within 10 to 20 years of the injury. But the molecular and cellular mechanisms leading to cartilage degeneration or PTOA […]

About Heel Pain in Children Calcaneal Apophysitis

Heel pain in children

Heel Pain in Children What Is Calcaneal Apophysitis? Heel Pain – Calcaneal apophysitis is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate. It typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old, because the heel bone (calcaneus) is not fully developed until at least age 14. Until then, new bone is forming […]

Men’s Foot Health Facts

Men's Foot Health

Men’s Foot Health Facts Men’s Foot Health –  feet and ankles take a beating, with jobs that often require long hours standing or walking and leisure activities involving running and jumping. But men tend to ignore foot and ankle problems until pain starts slowing them down. It’s important for men to know that pain is […]

Playing With Pain Can Ruin Tennis Game

Tennis Game

Playing with Pain Can Ruin Your Tennis Game Quick, repetitive footwork ID’d as culprit. Playing with pain can ruin tennis game – Foot pain began affecting Donna’s tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through […]

Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles


Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles. Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury. Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of “riding the rail” and “catching air.” But according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons […]

The most common types of Dance related foot and ankle Problems

foot and ankle

Dancing Feet 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 that can stop the show, as […]

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2 – Basketball Jones’ Fracture Being a basketball player is very tough on your feet. Even with high performance shoes available today, hardwood has very little give to it.  The combination of hardwood, the pounding and twisting motions basketball players make, and the individual athletes’ foot shape, contribute to a common […]

Keep Feet Safe at the Beach


KEEP YOUR FEET SAFE AT THE BEACH As millions of people hit the beach for vacation and fun. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offer these foot safety tips. DON’T FORGET SUNSCREEN ON YOUR FEET Feet get sunburned, too. The skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and other forms of […]

Olympic Sports Foot injuries are important for swimmers

Foot injuries

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries Injuries to the foot and ankle are common in gymnastics. Acute injuries are usually sprains which can be minor or more serious. Swelling, bruising and tenderness directly over the bones are signs of a more serious injury. Minor injuries typically have tenderness limited to one side of the joint without significant […]

How Are Your Arches?

Foot Push-Up Test Arches

Foot Push-Up Test to determine how your arches perform How Are Your Arches?  Take this simple test to check how well your arches are performing their important functions. In bare feet, stand facing a kitchen counter. Place your palms on the counter with slight pressure. Stand with your back straight, and lift one foot off the […]

The Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries.

The Right Shoe

The Right Shoe Wear the Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries. Do your athletic shoes bend in the middle? If so, they can put pressure on your heel and achilles tendon and cause injury, especially when playing any sport that requires running or jumping.

Foot & Ankle Conditioning

Foot Conditioning

Foot & Ankle Conditioning Foot & ankle conditioning and strengthening exercises help to improve the strength, control and movement of the foot. You may be wanting to overcome weakness following an injury such as an ankle sprain, or simply to improve the strength of your feet. Three types of foot and ankle strengthening exercises include: […]