For runners, the feet and ankles are vulnerable to injury. Be on the alert for signs of foot problems that can slow you down if not treated promptly.
Before you head to the store to buy your kids' shoes, follow these helpful guidelines from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. They'll help prevent or minimize foot problems from poorly fitting or worn-out shoes.
Both long-distance runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot problems common in runners.
You don’t have to be an accomplished athlete to suffer Achilles tendon injuries. They can happen from household tasks like climbing a ladder.
As brightly colored leaves dazzle the fall landscape, hikers and hunters nationwide will migrate to mountains, woods, and fields, but many, unfortunately, are ill-prepared for the beating their feet will take, warns a local foot and ankle surgeon.