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01 Sep Using Braces to Prevent Sports Injuries

If you’ve ever had a sports injury, you may have worn a brace during your recovery. Bracing also has a role in prevention. Today, many trainers and sports physiotherapists recommend bracing to reduce ankle sprains and other common sports injuries. Here’s why bracing can be...

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05 Aug You’ve Broken your Toe – now what?

Broken Toes: Five Facts You May Not Know There are about 200,00 broken toes reported every year. This is a common, painful injury that responds well to immediate medical treatment. Here are five facts about broken toes that may surprise you. 1. You Can Tell If It’s...

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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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08 Jun Why Is the Bottom of Your Foot Itching?

Bottom of Your Foot Itching? Is your foot itching uncontrollably? Pruritis is the medical term for an irritating itch. It can occur anywhere on your body, but it’s more likely to happen to your feet. That’s because your feet are frequently exposed to moisture, irritants and...

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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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