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Category Archives: Foot and Ankle

16 Jan, 2020

Ankle Weakness

Overall ankle weakness can lead to a number of injuries, not only with the ankle joint specifically but it can lead to injuries at other joints such as the knee and also down into the foot. Typical ankle sprains (also known as “rolling” your ankle) can occur if the muscles on the medial and lateral

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27 Dec, 2019

Treating Plantar Fasciitis and Other Foot Problems

It’s common, no matter our age, to experience foot and ankle pain, or discomfort in our heels and arches. This discomfort and pain makes daily, functional activities such as standing, walking and using stairs difficult.  Causes Foot and ankle pain can stem from a number of factors.  Some common ones include: Poor footwear Weakness in

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24 Dec, 2019

The Solution to Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and ankle problems make daily, functional activities such as standing, walking and using stairs difficult. In addition to the daily functions mentioned above, it can also mean they have trouble going from a seated position to a standing one without pain. Even taking just a few steps can be painful due to muscle tightness

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17 Dec, 2019

Ankle Instability

10,000 steps is the Center for Disease Control & Prevention recommended step count for a day. While we are all shooting to hit those 10,000 steps in 24 hours, it’s quite likely that one of us will stumble, miss a step/curb or trip.  Those missteps can be a result of: Wearing high heels Incorrectly sized

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13 Dec, 2019

Solving Foot and Ankle Problems

Foot and ankle conditions are very common for every age group. 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 clinic is pain at the ankle joint that can radiate up into the leg or down into

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12 Nov, 2019

Walking and Standing Shouldn’t Be Painful

Foot and ankle pain, and discomfort in the heel and arches are common problems for every age group. This type of discomfort and pain makes daily, functional activities such as standing, walking and using stairs difficult. It can also mean we have trouble going from a seated position to a standing one without pain. What causes

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18 Oct, 2019

Sports Related Ankle Sprains

Defining Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are a common injury in sports and are a result of excessive stress on either side of the ankle causing excessive motion in the joint. Most commonly, people roll their ankle inward causing the ligaments on the outside of the ankle to stretch, tear or rupture. Some common causes of

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17 Oct, 2019

Shoes can be the Cause of Foot Pain

Extended time using sandals over the summer can result in pain and/or other symptoms of the foot and ankle. Why wearing sandals and flip-flops can cause foot pain: These sandals and flip-flops lack the arch and heel support provided by tennis shoes and other closed toed shoes, which can result in pain, nerve irritation, and/or

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6 Sep, 2019

Is Standing On One Foot Difficult?

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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21 Aug, 2019

Foot and Ankle Pain Should not be Ignored

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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