As millions of people hit the beach for vacation fun, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers these foot safety tips.
Your feet must last a lifetime, and most Americans log an amazing 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they reach age 50. Regular foot care can make sure your feet are up to the task. With proper detection, intervention, and care, most foot and ankle problems can be lessened or prevented.
Soccer season is in full swing and a local foot and ankle surgeon strongly urges parents and coaches to think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to “play through” foot and ankle pain.
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.