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Professional Athletes’ Broken Ankles Capture Headlines in Early 2015

Professional Athletes’ Broken Ankles Capture Headlines in Early 2015

In early 2015, a number of professional athletes were temporarily put out of commission thanks to broken ankles. Among them were University of Kentucky’s Janee Thompson and Los Angeles Kings’ Tanner Pearson. Thompson reportedly broke her tibia and Pearson, as it later turned out, actually broke his fibula. Both are two of the three bones […]

Managing Pain in the Arch Of The Foot

Managing Pain in the Arch Of The Foot

There are a myriad of conditions that can affect the health of your foot. Ill-fitting shoes, blisters, corns, calluses, and tough footwear are just a number of the reasons why you might be suffering from pain in the arch of foot . Learn how you can manage the pain at home – however, if the […]

5 Tips for Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries/Fractures

5 Tips for Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries/Fractures

Foot and ankle injuries, particularly stress fractures, are an unfortunately all-too-common side effect in many runners, athletes, and sports enthusiasts alike. Soccer and tennis players, as well as track and field participants are among the many people who need to adhere to strict training routines in order to avoid any lengthy and nagging problems from […]

Broken Ankle & Foot Injuries May Warrant Testing for Compartment Syndrome

Broken Ankle & Foot Injuries May Warrant Testing for Compartment Syndrome

As we all know, there are many different foot and ankle injuries that may befall an individual. However, some of the most life altering ones are crushing injuries. They, by their very nature, have the ability to cause widespread and sometimes irreversible damage to the foot and ankle. That’s why many Philadelphia podiatrists believe in […]

Toenail Disorders May Be More Serious Than Many People Realize

Toenail Disorders May Be More Serious Than Many People Realize

When Americans think of toenail disorders, cancer is typically the last thing that comes to their minds. However, it is not uncommon for cancer to show up on the feet and underneath of a person’s toenails. Unfortunately, many people often mistake the signs of toenail bed cancer as blood blisters from impact injuries or other […]

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