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WHAT DO I DO ABOUT MY ANKLE PAIN?

WHAT DO I DO ABOUT MY ANKLE PAIN?
Ankle Pain Ankle pain can make routine day-to-day tasks seem like a challenge. The pain could be the result of an injury or inflammation of some of the structures in the ankle area. Read on to find out more on the topic of conditions, common causes, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Conditions Ankle pain could result from any one of these common conditions: Tendonitis – Inflamation of the tendons surrounding the ankle. Arthritis –  Inflamation and stiffness of...
Posted on 2017-09-04

I HAVE PLANTAR FASCITIIS. NOW WHAT?

I HAVE PLANTAR FASCITIIS.  NOW WHAT?
Are you currently suffering from pain at the bottom of the heel? It is necessary to identify when symptoms occur, where they happen and what the symptoms feel like to be able to classify the pain as plantar fasciitis (PF). What Causes PF? A level foot (decreased/flattened arch) places increased stress on the plantar fascia. This typically ends in pain at the heel surface that is interior. Approximately 10-20 percent of injured athletes can be impacted by PF, but just 5-10 percent advanceme...
Posted on 2017-08-31

HOW BAD IS MY ANKLE SPRAIN?

HOW BAD IS MY ANKLE SPRAIN?
I JUST INJURED MY ANKLE. WHEN CAN I PLAY SPORTS AGAIN WITH MY SPRAINED ANKLE? Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries when playing sports.  Ankle injuries are especially frequent in athletics including tennis, soccer, football & hockey – sports which involve a lot of direction adjustments. When we refer to ankle sprains, it's the lateral ligaments of the ankle that are most commonly injured. The lateral ligaments are a group of 3 ligaments – the Anterior Tal...
Posted on 2017-02-13

IS RUNNING BAD FOR MY KNEES?

IS RUNNING BAD FOR MY KNEES?
Many people think that running for exercise can lead to wear and tear on the knee joint, which in turn may lead to knee pain and early arthritis.  Is this true? The good news is that this issue has been examined extensively and the good news is that the evidence demonstrates that in fact the opposite is true.  Regular runners have less joint pain and wear/tear that non-runners.  This is something that has been studied in-depth by many researchers over the years, and in fact ...
Posted on 2017-01-19

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