Injuring any of the 26 bones of your foot is easy. The tricky part is figuring out how bad the injury is.
The expert podiatrists here at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland echo this one thing all doctors will tell you: exercise is right for you! Regular exercise chases away the blues and keeps your heart pumping efficiently. Working out helps control diabetes, builds lean muscle mass, and enables you to keep off unwanted pounds. It […]
With some thoughtful preparation, you can enjoy the outdoors while staying safe from foot and ankle injury. Here are three solid tips to get you started.
Keeping yourself and your family safe while mowing the lawn begins with awareness of the dangers. Then, commit yourself to the steps that will help you avoid them. Here are useful do’s and don’ts to consider
Dancers have some of the most overworked lower limbs you can find. Foot and ankle problems like tendinitis, stress fractures, and sesamoiditis just come with the territory.
Serious runners in Cuyahoga County are going to thank Mother Nature for providing that season called “fall.” Summer 2018 has been really hot and humid. Running is going to be much more pleasant when daytime temperatures fall to the 60s and 50s this month and next. Unfortunately, as any runner knows, a pleasant run can […]
Got sports? Then you’ve got injuries. No matter what sport you’re into, injuries are something you share with athletes all over the world. And whether you compete in the pool or on the field, road, track, or diamond, you’re putting demands on your feet that can leave you aching for relief from a bunch of […]
“Stay off your foot as much as possible.” Active people really hate to hear those words! Anyone who’s used to a particular fitness routine is loath to give it up for a bunch of reasons. For one thing, if you’re used to being active, it can be pretty boring sitting around with your foot elevated. […]
You’ve probably heard of medical professionals or even personal trainers recommending rice treatment for certain injuries. If you’ve never heard of it before, your first thought might be that you’re supposed to do something with actual kernels of rice – crazy visions of applying exotic grains to your ankle to draw out the pain swirl […]
What do you think of when you hear the words “fractured bone?” Do you conjure up an image of a bone broken up into a thousand little pieces? While it’s certainly possible that a bone could break in multiple places, that’s not the definition of a fracture. A fracture is the same thing as a […]