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How To Deal With Peroneal Tendon Injuries

November 10, 2015 12:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Managing injuries of this type can make an enormous difference to your recovery time and to your mobility and fitness following the injury, and understanding how these injuries occur can be very useful. How Do I Know if I Have a Peroneal Tendon Injury? Any unexplained or sudden pain in your feet should be checked... View Article

Plantar Fasciitis: How Arch Supports Can Help You.

November 10, 2015 12:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful and frustrating condition that occurs when the plantar fascia, the tendon connecting the front of the foot to the heel, is damaged or torn. Heel pain is usually the first sign that there is a problem, and the condition is common amongst runners and also in pregnant women, for whom... View Article

Recovering from a Broken Foot Bone

September 30, 2015 8:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you ever experienced a broken foot bone?  Or are you one of those who had a broken foot bone but did not realize it?  Even if our feet are designed to handle substantial amounts of force from running, jumping, or just walking, with 26 different bones, at least one of them will eventually give... View Article

High Ankle Sprain: A Dreaded Strain of Sprain

September 27, 2015 8:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ankle sprain is considered as one of the most common among foot injuries.  But did you know that there is also a thing called a high ankle sprain?  This is different from the common (low ankle) type of sprain and has a considerably longer healing period.  This is attributed to the fact that a different... View Article

10 Common Causes of Medial/Lateral Foot Pain

September 25, 2015 8:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Medial/Lateral foot pain is a condition where there is considerable pain felt at the inner/outer side of your foot.  There are a couple of things that can cause this type of pain; but you have to ask yourself whether the pain suddenly developed or came gradually.  Sometimes the pain may be caused by an injury... View Article

Do You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Feet?

September 23, 2015 8:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With rheumatoid arthritis the ligaments, cartilage, and softer bone of the body is attacked by its own immune system; which is why it is known as an autoimmune disease.  This chronic disease starts from the small joints of your hands and feet and works its way to different joints of the body. How do you... View Article

How to Identify Stress Fracture of the Foot

September 21, 2015 8:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Did you know that stress fracture is common for people who play high impact sports?  The crack in the bone is usually the result of repetitive running or jumping causing pain in the feet or legs.  Around 25% of stress fractures occur at the bones of the instep of the feet.  What are the stress... View Article

How to Choose Your Running Shoes

September 19, 2015 8:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you ever been influenced to buy running shoes because of an advertisement?  Well, that has happened to most of us at one time or another; buying into the hype.  However, you must be aware that there is no one-size-fits-all shoe in the market simply because of the different shapes of feet and their biomechanics. ... View Article

Tips on Dealing with a Sprained Ankle

September 17, 2015 8:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

How common is a sprained ankle?  Believe it or not, approximately 25,000 people twist and sprain their ankles daily!  This usually happens when you miss a step, awkwardly lose your balance, or while engaged in sports. Normally when the sprain is severe you will feel a pop on your ankle once it happens.  Sprains can... View Article

How to Stay Away from Foot Injuries When Hiking

August 5, 2015 4:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you been hiking for a long time?  Are you hitting the trail for the first time?  No matter what type of hiker you are, keeping your feet in tiptop shape should be a priority.  It is important to understand the amount of stress and strain that our feet go through when we walk long... View Article