Sports Medicine

Diabetic Foot Care by Dr Shuman serving Sterling, Ashburn and all of Loudoun County

12 Jun Bone Growth Plates in Kids Feet

Growth-Plate Injuries in Children Playing sports and taking part in fun outdoor activities is a great way to keep children mentally and physically fit. But these activities can also lead to foot problems, from minor ones like a fungal nail or ingrown nail to serious ones...

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Ingrown Nail care Lansdowne VA

16 Feb 5 Reasons to Treat an Ingrown Toenail

Treating Ingrown Toenails Most foot problems can be prevented by wearing comfortable, supportive shoes, getting regular exercise and routinely checking your feet for pain, blisters and other symptoms. But even with the most conscientious foot care, you might still wind up with an ingrown nail. When...

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foot and ankle bracing for basketball by Shuman Podiatry and Sports Medicine in Sterling VA

05 Jan Ankle and Foot Bracing for Basketball and More

Bracing for Basketball You might know about using braces and orthotics to help sports injuries heal. But there's one sport where using braces, orthotics and other devices should be used proactively, to prevent injuries from happening in the first place. Basketball players experience some of the highest...

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orthotics for spinning shoes - Shuman Podiatry Sterling VA

16 Mar Orthotics for Spin Class?

Orthotics for Spinners If you've been in any Loudoun County gym in the past decade, you've seen lively spin classes everywhere. Maybe you've taken part in this fast-paced, enjoyable and super-effective form of exercise. Spinning is great for you, but it can also lead to foot...

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