Posts in: Sports Injury

Heel Pain in Children

One possible cause for heel pain in children is Sever’s Disease.  This is also known as Calcaneal Apophysitis. This is a condition that typically affects children, ages 8-14 years old.  It commonly affects kids that participate in physical activities, such as walking, running, or jumping.  This occurs because the heel bone or calcaneus does not… Read More

Shin Splints

Shin splints describe pain and swelling in the front of the lower legs. The pain typically appears after repetitive activities, ie running or walking. These activities can also exacerbate the condition, as well. Common causes of this condition are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoe-gear/sneakers, as well as running… Read More

Stress Fractures

Stress fractures, which are hairline cracks in a bone of the foot, are one of the more common injuries. They can make simple, everyday activities like walking or running, very painful. If left untreated, these injuries can lead to a complete fracture or break in the bone. Stress fractures are frequently ignored by people who… Read More

New Year’s Resolution

In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. Start new workouts gradually— Increase your stamina and the length of your workouts gradually to avoid overuse injuries such as stress fractures or tendon strains and sprains. Stretching your muscles before and after… Read More

Do You Suffer From An Ankle Sprain?

Recent ankle injury?  Do you roll your ankles often? Persistent pain and swelling in the ankle may be a result of an ankle sprain. Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot.  This may result in excessive stretching or tearing of one or more ligaments on… Read More