Sports Injuries

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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05 Dec Do Orthotics Make Sense for Kids Shoes?

Custom Orthotics for Children's Shoes? Children can suffer from a range of foot problems. Can custom orthotics help them? Early Foot Troubles It can often be difficult to know if a child's feet are developing normally, or if your child is walking the right way for their age....

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