Athletes — especially those whose sports require a large amount of running — often suffer from foot injuries like fractures and sprains. It’s important to recognize the differences between these two conditions in order to seek appropriate treatment.
Orthotics can be a powerful addition to treatment plans for your foot or ankle condition.
Here’s what you need to know about the symptoms of plantar fasciitis and how to treat this common foot condition.
Runners’ feet do a lot of work. Here how to best take care of yours so foot injuries don’t slow you down. With summer around the corner, longer days mean one thing for runners: more daylight hours during which to hit the pavement. While runners often deal with minor aches and pains, it’s important to […]
While joint pain of any kind can put a serious damper on your ability to participate in sports or exercise regularly, pain in the feet can be especially debilitating. If you’re having difficulty simply staying on your feet throughout the day, a number of conditions could be to blame. From Morton’s neuroma in the ball […]
Our feet can withstand a tremendous amount of stress and pressure throughout the day. Putting your feet through too much though can cause an array of pain. Heel pain can be especially troublesome as it oftentimes makes walking difficult. These are some common syndromes involving heel pain. A stone bruise can be caused by small […]
If you took a look at some of the best-dressed celebrities at the Met Gala last night you would’ve seen some sky high heels. For those who can’t say no to fashion, heels are a must. But oftentimes heels can be a source of aches and pains. Here’s the truth about how high heels affect […]
If you’ve noticed that your big toe has started to bend inward and has a bump near its joint, you may have a bunion. Bunions are common and painful bony bumps located on the inner side of the foot at the big toe joint. Pressure on the big toe can cause it to bend toward […]
A hammertoe refers to a deformity of the second, third or fourth toe in which the toe is bent to the side at the middle joint. While a hammertoe may be corrected conservatively at first, it may begin to cause pain or discomfort and become fixed in its position if not treated. At this point, […]
You know how much it can hurt to stub or drop something on your toe. While you don’t need to see a podiatrist every time someone steps on your toes, fractures are pretty common injuries for your toes and should be treated properly. Mild fractures may heal on their own, but some can be recurrent, […]