Exercises for plantar fasciitis

When a foot or ankle injury occurs, it can be difficult to get around, let alone perform your daily activities. Our Ultimate Guide to Foot and Ankle Injuries will help you understand the causes of foot and ankle pain, injury prevention, how to treat an injury at home and when to seek care from a doctor.

What is a heel spur?

Heel spur pain flares up when you strain your foot. This leads to a buildup of calcium deposits which will turn into a bony projection, the heel spur.

What is chronic ankle instability?

Chronic ankle instability is lingering pain on the outside of your ankle that usually occurs after you suffer an ankle sprain that doesn’t heal properly. This will cause the soft tissue between your bones to stretch or tear.

What is adult acquired flat foot?

There are several causes for adult flatfoot, but most often flat feet is caused by posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, which is when the posterior tendon that supports your arch becomes stretched out, irritated and worn down.

How safe is skateboarding?

Skateboarding is a popular activity among kids and teenagers to have fun. OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, Dr. Chris Bales talks about preventing injury.

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