Orthotics for Atheletes

Sports Related Foot Injury

08 Jul How long for an ankle sprain to fully heal?

Recovery from a Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is one of the most common lower-body injuries. Ankle sprains are 40% of all ankle injuries and about half of all sports injuries. A sprained ankle happens when you pull or tear a ligament. It is painful, but a...

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05 Feb How can a Sports Podiatrist help your team?

A Sports Podiatrist Can Improve Your Team's Performance Can a sports podiatrist help your team? If you’re a coach, team manager, or sports program director, you probably deal with a lot of foot injuries. A podiatrist who specializes in sports injuries can help your players perform...

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19 Jun When Custom Orthotics are Best for Kids Feet

Does Your Child Need Custom Orthotics? Foot problems in childhood can lead to a lifetime of chronic, painful conditions. Are you seeing signs that your child is having trouble learning to walk, run, hop or balance? Treatment with custom orthotics might be in order. Don't Do Anything...

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16 Dec What is Sever’s Disease?

What Is Sever's Disease? It's the most common cause of heel pain in children, but most people aren't sure what Sever's disease is. Here's a quick reference to this painful childhood condition. About Sever's Disease? Known medically as calcaneal apophysitis, Sever's disease is an injury to the growth...

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