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06 Sep What Should You Do About a Bruised Toenail?

About a Bruised Toenail A bruised toenail is known medically as a subungual hematoma. You'll know you have a bruise when you see the discoloration that may be dark blue, black, or yellow. These bruises can be painful when bleeding under the nail causes pressure. Here...

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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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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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24 Nov Can you Sprain a Toe?

Do You Have a Toe Sprain? You’ve stubbed your toe, and now you’re wondering if it might be sprained. Your toes have joints like other parts of your body, and those joints can get sprained. Here’s what you need to know about this common injury. What Causes...

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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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