Proper Healing Takes Time

foot and ankle injuriesFoot and ankle injuries don’t always heal quickly. And yet, modern society expects everything to happen fast! Your internet search is taking more than a few seconds to load? Ugh – cause for annoyance. Traffic jam on the interstate? – permission to feel impatient and anxious. On TV, the hero wraps up a crisis neatly and tidily. It’s easy to let this “get-it-done” mindset sneak…

Do You Have Weak Ankles?

ankle painIf you frequently feel unstable when you walk, you may be suffering from weak ankles or what our podiatrists call chronic lateral ankle pain. In addition to feeling unstable or off balance, you may experience. soreness, stiffness, or tenderness in your ankles or your feet ankles that regularly twist inward or outward frequent ankle sprains swollen ankles ankle instability when wearing high heels. Causes of…

Common Tennis Injuries and How to Prevent Them

3883331 S Tennis Man Injury Racket Court Kneel BallFoot and ankle injuries happen all the time in tennis. It comes with the territory. Players are continually running up and back, jumping, and stopping, and starting on hard surfaces. These actions set the scene perfectly for frequent injuries. Here are the 5 most common foot and ankle injuries that affect both amateur and professional tennis players: Sprains. If you watched or read about the…

How Bad is Your Ankle Sprain?

38075936 Basketball Player Holding Ball, On Dark BackgroundThe NBA is living and competing in a bubble to protect its players from contracting COVID-19. But it doesn’t mean they’re safe from injuries on the court. Gordon Hayward’s awkward fall and severe ankle injury earlier this month is a reminder where there is a basketball game; there will always be ankle sprains. The Celtics announced Hayward would be out for four weeks with a…

Some Ankle Sprains are Worse than Others

14805063 Injured Ankle With Bandage On A White BackgroundRaise your hand if you’ve ever sprained your ankle. How about knowing someone else who’s sprained theirs? We perceive lots of hands in the air. That’s because every single day in the United States, thousands of people will experience an ankle sprain. It’s no wonder: the ankle is a complex joint made up of bones held in place by several ligaments. A misstep, accident, or…