Exercises you Can Perform with an Achilles Tendon Rupture

Keeping an Exercise Routine with an Achilles Tendon Rupture An Achilles tendon rupture is a debilitating injury that affects the back of your lower leg. Surgery is often the best option to repair an Achilles tendon rupture. After this surgery you may be limited to laying down and keeping the injured foot elevated to properly […]

published at Thursday, August 13th, 2015

 

How Orthotics Can Help Runners Prevent Injuries

Preventing Running Injuries With Orthotics If you’re serious about long-distance running, you should also be serious about orthopedics as a measure of injury prevention. Even with perfect running form and the best running shoes on the market, an intensive training regimen will take a toll on your body and can lead to permanent damage. Here […]

published at Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

 

2 Common Arizona Foot and Ankle Injuries

According to Medline Plus, the most common ankle problems are sprains and fractures. When you sprain your ankle, you injure one of the ligaments that connects bone to bones. However, you might also damage the tendons, which connect muscles to bones. Your foot contains more than one-quarter of the bones in your body. An ankle stress fracture in […]

published at Monday, May 18th, 2015

 

Flatfoot Correction: Is it for me?

3 Things You Need to Know About Flatfoot Correction Whether a person is born with flatfoot or acquires it as an adult, this condition may lead to problems if left untreated. Certain people with flatfoot may experience much pain, and they may even become temporarily disabled. If you are dealing with the effects of flatfoot, you might […]

published at Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

 

3 Ways To Loosen Foot Muscles And Prevent Injury

The arch of your foot is made of a muscle called the plantar fascia, which extends from the heel bone to the toes. Overexerting or overstretching this muscle can cause this muscle to be tight and inflamed, causing mild to severe foot and heel pain. Tension in the feet can make walking difficult and distract […]

published at Thursday, March 12th, 2015