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Holiday Foot Care

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The bustling holiday season is here and in full swing. You may be on your feet quite a bit this season, whether it is for shopping for gifts, visiting family, or simply taking in the views of the beautiful season. It sometimes gets to be overwhelming and so busy that…

Protect your feet from the heat this summer!

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Summer is quickly approaching, and warmer weather is already taking place. Protect your feet from the heat this year to fully enjoy the summer weather. Beach trips, pool days, and bare feet are all at the center fold of summer activities. The feeling of freedom as your toes dangle in…

Star Wars Injury

Ankle Problems

Seventy-one year old actor, Harrison Ford, sustained an ankle injury while on set this week and was flown by helicopter to the hospital.   The injury apparently occurred when a door fell and hit the actor. An ankle fracture was suspected, but hasn’t been confirmed.   The movie Ford was working on…

Shinedown Bassist Eric Bass Sprains Ankle During Show

Ankle Problems

Shinedown Bassist Eric Bass Sprains Ankle During Show   Eric Bass, bassist for Shinedown, has suffered an ankle sprain. The injury occurred during the band’s show on Friday night, March 22nd, in Lubbock, Texas. After the show, the band tweeted a photo of Bass’s swollen ankle and a photo of Bass…

Brian Cashman, New York Yankees General Manager, Fractures Ankle While Skydiving

Ankle Problems

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman fractured his right ankle Monday while skydiving with the Golden Knights of the U.S. Army. The injury occurred at Homestead Airforce Base in Florida when Cashman’s foot caught on the ground when he landed after his second jump. The jump was made to…

Kelly Osbourne’s Ankle Sprain Doesn’t Keep Her Away From The Academy Awards

Ankle Problems

Kelly Osbourne, who has worked as a fashion designer, a singer, and as an actress, sprained her ankle recently and is now wearing a boot on her foot. The ankle sprain occurred when the heel of her shoe caught in a public bathroom drain. The star has been tweeting about how painful…

Is My Ankle Fractured?

Ankle Problems

A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. The severity of ankle fractures varies depending on the type of break. People often confuse an ankle fracture with an ankle sprain. Something that most people don’t know is that both can actually occur at the same time. You can have an…

Portland Trail Blazers Meyers Leonard Out With Ankle Injury

Ankle Problems

Meyers Leonard, center for the Portland Trail Blazers, injured his right ankle during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s (December 29) game against the Philadelphia 76ers. The ankle sprain occurred when Leonard leapt for a rebound and landed awkwardly. Apparently, x-rays on the ankle were negative and Leonard is scheduled to see a…

Causes of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Ankle Problems

You have probably heard of carpal tunnel syndrome and tarsal tunnel syndrome is very similar. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a compression or a squeezing of the posterior tibial nerve. The posterior tibial nerve runs along the inside of the ankle into the foot and symptoms can be produced anywhere along the nerve….

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ike Taylor Out For At Least Two Weeks With Ankle Fracture

Ankle Problems

Ike Taylor, cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be out for at least two weeks after injuring his right ankle during Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, which the Steelers won 23-20. Mike Tomlin, the Steelers’ coach, confirmed the injury was an ankle fracture on Tuesday, December 4. Ankle injuries are common…