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How to Prevent Running Injuries

Many common running injuries are caused by overuse and overtraining. Several common injuries can occur due to running. When the back of the kneecap starts wearing away and starts causing pain in the knee, this is commonly referred to as runner’s knee. Runner’s knee can occur because of decreased strength in the quadricep muscles or … Continue reading How to Prevent Running Injuries

How to Prevent Running Injuries

Many common running injuries are caused by overuse and overtraining. Several common injuries can occur due to running. When the back of the kneecap starts wearing away and starts causing pain in the knee, this is commonly referred to as runner’s knee. Runner’s knee can occur because of decreased strength in the quadricep muscles or … Continue reading How to Prevent Running Injuries

Podiatric Care Not Priority Even In Spite of Pain

The American Podiatric Medical Association found through their survey that seventy-seven percent of Americans report experiencing some form of foot pain. One third of those surveyed who said they had foot pain aid mentioned seeking the care of a podiatrist. Additionally, half of the respondents who suffer from foot pain say this pain happens to … Continue reading Podiatric Care Not Priority Even In Spite of Pain

Sport Related Foot And Ankle Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries are common among people who participate in sports. Several factors contribute to this. They include failing to stretch or warm up properly, not wearing the proper type shoe and not taping or providing other types of support for the ankle or foot. The most common foot and ankle injuries suffered by … Continue reading Sport Related Foot And Ankle Injuries

Joshua Battram Nearly Loses Foot, Still Completes Great North Run

Joshua Battram Nearly Loses Foot, Still Completes Great North Run Boston Lincs-native, Joshua Battram, had his left heel sliced in two and almost lost his foot during a sailing accident. The 19-year old spent the rest of his recovery period attempting to complete a miracle; complete the Great North Run. After considering amputation, doctors salvaged … Continue reading Joshua Battram Nearly Loses Foot, Still Completes Great North Run

Foot Rehabilitation for Athletes

There is no sport that completely prevents the foot or ankle from becoming injured. In fact, even simple activities such as darts and pool might cause injuries to the foot. When an athlete does suffer from a foot injury, he needs to find a way to get back on his feet right away. Immediate results … Continue reading Foot Rehabilitation for Athletes