The doctors at Shoal Creek Foot & Ankle Season are seeing an increase of sports injuries in children. Basketball, cheerleading, and volleyball are sports likely to lead to sprains, broken bones, and other issues. Here are five tips to keep your child in the game this season:
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Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?
The barrier to a perfect golf swing could lie in your big toe. Or your heel. Or on the ball of your foot. These are the three areas of your feet most likely to cause pain that can ruin your golf swing.
Tips for Avoiding Achilles Tendonitis
If you start experiencing pain and swelling in the back of your lower leg or heel following exercise, or your lower leg feels stiff and tired during or after exercise, you may have Achilles tendonitis.
Prevent Foot & Ankle Running Injuies
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.
Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips
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.
Prevent Foot & Ankle Running Injuries
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.
Pro Athletes Not the Only Ones at Risk for Achilles Tendon Problems
You don’t have to be an accomplished athlete to suffer Achilles tendon injuries. They can happen from household tasks like climbing a ladder.
Hikers and hunters: Long, vigorous hikes take a toll on feet and ankles
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.