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Category Archives: Foot and Ankle

8 Jul, 2019

Enjoy Your Walk on the Beach This Summer

With warm weather and sunny skies, you are likely to go out to purchase a new pair of flip flops to rock on your summer vacation. While your new flip flops may be your favorite, and most comfortable pair of shoes, how much support to they actually provide? Flip flops can fall into two categories

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30 Jun, 2019

Is Foot and Ankle Discomfort Disrupting Your Everyday Life?

We spend a lot of time on our feet so it’s no wonder foot and ankle pain, and discomfort in the heel and arches are common problems for every age group. How do Foot and Ankle Problems Affect You? Foot and ankle problems make daily activities such as, walking, standing, using stairs,and running difficult. It

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15 Jun, 2019

Put Your Foot Down

Can you put your foot down without experiencing any pain or discomfort?  We don’t typically give our feet much thought.  However, when we think about it, our feet and ankles do quite a bit for us on a daily basis. They help propel us as we walk, they help us stay level when we are

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4 Jun, 2019

Ankle Sprain Symptoms

Ankle sprains are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries and can have long-lasting effects on daily living and recreational activities.  Initially, ankle sprains will present with pain, swelling, bruising (bleeding under the skin), and loss of function, which can mean time off from work, without being able to stand, walk and possibly no driving

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29 Apr, 2019

Common Foot & Ankle Injuries

When is the last time you could walk the dog, go shopping, take your kids to the amusement park, go for a run, or even just stand for prolonged periods of time without experiencing nagging foot & ankle pain? Have you ever gotten up in the morning and felt pain in your heel when you

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3 Apr, 2019

How your shoes can impact your feet and ankles

Foot and ankle conditions are very common for every age group. We treat general pain and injuries in this part of the body often at Loudoun Sports Therapy because even if it’s just general discomfort, foot and ankle conditions cause a lot of problems with daily, functional activities. The most frequent complaint we see in the

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3 Apr, 2019

Standing a lot during the day?

We spend a lot of time on our feet so it’s no wonder foot and ankle pain, discomfort in the heel and arches are common problems for every age group.  Foot and ankle problems make daily, functional activities such as standing, walking and using stairs difficult. In addition, it can also mean we have trouble

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18 Mar, 2019

How does Plantar Fasciitis Start?

Have you ever experienced a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot when you take your first few steps in the morning? Does your ankle feel unstable or painful when you’re walking or running? Do you have difficulty balancing on one foot without holding onto something for support? These are all signs of common

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18 Mar, 2019

Is Discomfort Impacting Walking Routines?

When was the last time you could go for a run, walk your kids to the bus stop or go shopping without experiencing nagging foot or ankle pain? If you or someone you know is experiencing foot/ankle pain, know that you are not alone. Approximately one-fourth of the population is affected by foot/ankle problems at

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13 Mar, 2019

Discomfort While Standing

By Devin Wurman, DPT Have you ever gotten up in the morning and felt pain in your heel when you put your foot down on the floor? You’re probably wondering why your foot would hurt after you’ve been off your feet and sleeping all night. One of the most common causes of heel pain is

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