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The NFL, Foot and Ankle Injuries, and Preventative Measures

    With another week completed in the National Football League (NFL) 2018-2019 season, arguably the most profitable organization of professional sports, injuries have made appearances among round one draft picks like offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn and beloved franchise players such as Larry Fitzgerald. The NFL’s injury rate does not appear to be dropping anytime […]

published at Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

 

Understanding a Stress Fracture

A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone in the foot or lower leg. These tiny cracks occur from a repetitive force, such as overuse. They can also occur from normal use if the bone has been weakened from osteoporosis or other conditions. While they may be more likely to occur from a […]

published at Monday, January 1st, 2018

 

Taking Care Of Your Ankles – Prevention and Symptoms

Ankle injuries are the most common injuries in not just athletes but really anyone. The twist of an ankle or sprain are what we see most, but the worst is an ankle break. An Achilles tendon rupture is one that will also cause a lot of pain in the lower leg and ankle. This is why […]

published at Friday, October 28th, 2016

 

Runner’s Knee

As the Arizona weather starts to turn cooler, we see more and more early morning and late night runners. With any physical activity, there also comes injury. One most commonly found in runners- usually those who push themselves farther than their body is ready, is runner’s knee.   The stress of running causes irritation where […]

published at Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

 

Avoiding Foot and Ankle Cycling Injuries

Avoiding Foot and Ankle Cycling Injuries Cycling is a great cardiovascular workout for all ages. You can go cycling on your own or with a group. You can also enjoy cycling indoors or in the great outdoors. Either way, you will find that cycling is more enjoyable than spending time on an elliptical machine or […]

published at Wednesday, July 13th, 2016