When you should and shouldn’t wear flip-flops
There are over 2,000 ER visits per year for ‘shoe- related’ injuries. Flip-flop shoe wear gone wrong accounts for 25,000 visits a year or 12% of ‘shoe-related’ injuries.
Do I have a broken ankle?
Severe ankle sprains often feel the same as an ankle fracture and are often treated similarly.
What is sever’s disease?
Children with Sever’s disease usually have symptoms go away on their own within two weeks to two months; however, there are treatment options to relieve pain.
What is the difference between a strain and a sprain?
Although there is a difference between a strain and a sprain treatment is usually R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression and elevation).
What is posterior tibial tendonitis?
Left untreated posterior tibial tendonitis or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction can gradually result in flatfoot.
What is plantar fasciitis?
The most common cause of plantar fasciitis is too much pressure on the bottom of the feet; however there are treatment options that don’t require visiting a doctor.
How to treat a broken metatarsal
A metatarsal fracture occurs when one of the five long bones of the midfoot is broken and you experience an inability to walk.
What is a bunion?
Usually bunions are treated without surgery to reduce pain and keep the it from worsening; however, it will not reverse development.
Do I have a sprained ankle?
Ankle sprains are extremely common injuries that can usually be treated without surgery using rest, ice, compression and elevation.
Ankle arthritis: Symptoms and treatment
There is not a cure for ankle arthritis; however, there are many nonsurgical options for people suffering from the disease.
Ruptured Achilles tendon: Symptoms and treatment
Younger and more active people often choose surgery to repair the Achilles tendon rupture; however, there are nonsurgical options as well.
What is Achilles tendinitis?
The majority of Achilles tendinitis cases can be treated without surgery; however, in rare cases surgery may be necessary.
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