Ankle Sprains Tag

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23 Jul Impact of Wearing Misfit Shoes

Are You on the Island of Misfit Shoes? A surprising number of people are not wearing shoes that fit them properly. They might be wearing the wrong size entirely, or they might be settling for shoes that pinch, rub and squeeze their toes. Doing that can have...

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17 Dec Pronated Foot Treatment

What is Overpronation? If you've ever bought running shoes or had a podiatrist examine your gait, you may have heard the word "pronation." If you're not sure what that is or why you should be concerned about it, read on for some pointers on pronation.   1. What...

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20 Sep Foot Care for Dancers

Treating Common Dance-Related Injuries Dancing has become enormously popular as a way to stay fit and have fun. The popularity of dance-related television shows and movies have contributed to this trend that shows no sign of stopping. There are roughly 76,000 professional dancers and choreographers in the...

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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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01 Sep What is a Pedorthist?

Pedorthist in Sterling VA At Shuman Podiatry and Sports Medicine, Dr. Shuman is proud to provide her Loudoun County patients with the services of certified pedorthist. A What? Simply put, a pedorthist is a healthcare professional who specializes in analyzing problems with walking. The pedorthist examines how you...

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17 Nov Top 5 Reasons to Use Orthotics

Do You Need Orthotics? If you’re experiencing foot or ankle pain, you’ve probably been told that custom foot orthotics are a good treatment option. With today's advanced fitting techniques, including 3-D imaging, and with many orthotics included in insurance coverage, there's no better time to put...

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