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Safer Ski and Snowboard Tips

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  ‘Tis the season to hit the slopes! Skiing and snowboarding present their own unique risks to the feet and ankles. Knowledge is power; keep these things in mind when heading for the hills on your next holiday.   Different Sports, Different Injuries A four-year study published by the NCBI found that there are significant30

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How to Tell if Your Toe is Fractured (And What to Do About It)

Is My Toe Broken? Stubbing your toe on a piece of furniture is exquisitely painful, but the pain quickly dissipates. But what do you do when you injure a toe and the pain doesn’t disappear? What are the signs of a fracture of the bones in the toe, and what should you do if you30

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Common Basketball Foot and Ankle Injuries

What is the number one purchase most basketball players think about? Kicks. Jordans. Laces. Straps. Sneakers. Trainers. We think about how great our shoes look, how high they’ll help us jump, and how fast they’ll help us run. But how often do we stop and think about whether they will protect us from foot and30

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Foot Health For Former Dancers

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There are few sports that place more of a demand on the foot and ankle of the athlete than dancing. Ballet dancers are universally known to have regular foot injuries. New Jersey foot and ankle specialists report that a large percentage of patients with acute or chronic foot and ankle injuries are professional or competitive30

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Professional Care For Faster Healing With Less Scarring

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  As children, our wounds would heal almost regardless of what we did. Yet, somehow, as we age and suffer some of the accompanying illnesses, our skin’s ability to heal from lacerations decreases and many of us find ourselves with a wound that simply will not heal. If you are suffering from a foot or30

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Chronic Ankle Instability: What You Need To Know

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  Does the outside of your ankle constantly “give out”? Do you find yourself consistently feeling wobbly or unstable when walking or engaging in physical activities? Are you suffering from persistent pain or swelling in your ankle?   If any of these questions ring true for you, you might be suffering from a condition called30

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Heel Pain: Causes and Treatments

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Out of all 26 bones and 33 joints that make up your foot and ankle, your heel is the largest bone in the region. Therefore, it’s only logical that it can require the most amount of care and is most susceptible to injury. For those suffering from regular heel pain, determining the cause and deciding30

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Tips for Winter Runners: Keeping Your Body Safe While Running in Cold Weather

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Don’t let the colder weather slow you down! Learn how to keep up your running routine during the winter months without sacrificing your health or putting your body at increased risk of injury.   Tips for Winter Runners: Dress Appropriately: Your clothing is your first defense against the winter weather. Be sure you’re dressing appropriately30

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Maintaining Foot Health In The Winter

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Winter can wreak havoc on our overall health. From colds and flus to increases in Athlete’s Foot flare ups and sores in diabetics, the colder and wetter weather brings a host of medical problems with it. All too often, we bundle ourselves up to protect against the colder air, spend hours in waiting rooms for30

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Ice Skating Injuries

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  Ice-skating is a cherished part of many winter sports and traditions. Romantic dates, fierce hockey games, figure skating just to name a few. There are lots of reasons to check out the rink. Cold, hard, slippery ice obviously presents some serious risks. Remember to keep the following in mind this winter:   Most Common30

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Twenty-six joints make up the foot and ankle, making this one of the most interesting structures in the entire body--and also, one of the most vulnerable. Injuries and pain in the foot and joint area can be debilitating, even immobilizing. Our experts are here to help you find your footing, and identify a course of treatment that will allow you to hit the ground running.