5 Sports that are Easy on Your Feet

Ever taken a close look at a runner’s foot? The ends of the toes have calluses on them from constant slamming against sneakers. Blisters torment the toes as well, and when they break, the skin peels off in chunks. Toenails frequently turn black and fall off from all the trauma. Runners’ feet are not a […]

Don’t Let Injury Sabotage Your Workout Routine

“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. […]

Preventing Running Injuries

At Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we see an awful lot of injuries in people who run. Of course, we are privileged to treat those who consult us with stress fractures, sprained ankles, Achilles tendonitis, runner’s knee, and any number of other conditions that afflict those who pound the pavement. But it makes sense […]

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

On the inside of your ankle, under the skin and covered by some ligaments, lies a narrow space called the tarsal tunnel. Within that tunnel you’ll find some arteries, some veins, and the posterior tibial nerve. Under a number of conditions, the posterior tibial nerve can become compressed, causing numbness, tingling, or pain in various […]