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Playing Football? Foot and Ankle Injuries and Prevention

Playing Football? Foot and Ankle Injuries and Prevention

It may still feel like summer, but high school and youth football teams are gearing up for a new season. Football is a very demanding sport that requires lots of running in addition to side-to-side cutting. Participants are often hurt when tackled by another player.

Protect Your Children’s Feet To Avoid Summer Injuries

Protect Your Children’s Feet To Avoid Summer Injuries

Warm weather brings special challenges to your child’s feet. Children are more active in the summer with many outdoor activities and are often tempted to run around barefoot or in minimally-supportive footwear like flip-flops.

Learn about Arthritis of the Foot during Arthritis Awareness Month

Learn about Arthritis of the Foot during Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is inflammation of a joint. Let’s take inventory: Your feet each have 30 joints, including 3 in each of the toes. Add to that your 3 ankle joints and that is a lot of locations for arthritis to set in.

Crazy about Trendy Spring Shoes? – Avoid Floss Heels

Crazy about Trendy Spring Shoes? – Avoid Floss Heels

If you follow shoe trends – or maybe that special lady in your life does – you probably have heard of the new floss heels. A floss heel – named for the dental product because their straps are so wispy – has virtually no supportive structure for the foot, even with a thin ankle strap. The heel is flimsy and, at 2 ½ inches, is a little too high for daily wear.