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Sports Injuries: The Achilles Tendon There are many famous athletes that have injured their Achilles tendon including Kobe Bryant and David Beckham.  A torn Achilles tendon can lead to prolonged period of not able to participate in the sport. In many instances the torn tendon requires surgical repair and rehabilitation that likely requires 6-9 months before the athlete is able to...

Posted by on in Common Foot Disorders
Suffering from Athletes Foot?     Athletes foot is a common problem caused by a fungus infection of the skin. The name tends to be a source of confusion, it's not just athletes and weekend warriors who get athletes foot. The foot is at high risk for fungus infections; wearing socks and shoes tends to create a dark, moist, warm environment...

Posted by on in Running
Importance of Compression Sleeves Compression sleeves where developed to provide the optimal amount of compression for athletes, triathletes, and cyclists. Compression sleeves increase the amount of oxygenated blood delivered to the muscles, helping to force out lactic acid build up that causes muscle soreness post-workout. This increase in oxygenated blood helps to energize your legs pre-workout, enhance athletic performance...
This series will explore the most common running injuries, their treatment, and prevention. In this entry, Hallux Limitus.

Posted by on in Orthotics
How often should you wear your orthotics to get their full benefit? Certified Pedorthist Demon Thompson tackles the subject (with football analogies to boot!).
New York Giants players have had some difficulty with injuries to the plantar fascia.

Posted by on in Celebrity Foot Problems
So it looks as though Serena Williams fell prey to a mishap in a restaurant that ultimately led to her suffering a toe injury (here's the article on ESPN). From what was described, it looks as if she had an Extensor Hallucis Longus laceration from stepping on glass. The Extensor Hallucis Longus is a thin...
While there are many skin conditions that can affect the feet, athlete’s foot is one of the most common. Athlete’s foot can be very painful and take away from a healthy, active lifestyle. However, it is relatively easy to cure, with the help of your podiatric physician.Athlete’s foot is a skin disease caused by a fungus,...

Posted by on in Diabetic foot care
The quarterback of the New York Giants was just diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. It's a problem that usually develops over time and lingers. The Giants (4-0) have listed Manning as day to day with the plantar fasciitis, which has caused soreness and swelling in the heel and arch area on the bottom of his foot. It's...

Posted by on in Sports and injuries
Proper foot and nail care are vital in getting your feet healthy for the summer. When cutting your toe nails, cut straight across to avoid in-grown toe nails. Do not cut in the corners.For dryness around the heel, after your shower or foot soak, use a pumice stone or foot file. Make sure your tools are...

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