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Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

Stress fractures occur in the foot and ankle when muscles in those areas are weakened from too much or too little use. When this happens, they stop cushioning the foot and ankles from the impact of hitting the ground. Because there is nothing to protect them, the bones of the foot begin to absorb the … Continue reading Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

Golfers at risk for Injuring Toe

While golf is not typically seen as a rigorous sport, repeatedly swinging a golf club can lead to hallux limitus—the jamming and deteriorating of the big toe joint. Swinging can create an overextension of the big toe joint on the back foot, wearing out the cartilage or jamming the big toe joint. Golfers who suffer … Continue reading Golfers at risk for Injuring Toe

Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

Stress fractures occur in the foot and ankle when muscles in those areas are weakened from too much or too little use. When this happens, they stop cushioning the foot and ankles from the impact of hitting the ground. Because there is nothing to protect them, the bones of the foot begin to absorb the … Continue reading Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

NFL Player Plays In Spite of Foot Injury

Colin Kaepernick’s foot injury had landed him a place on the 49ers’ injury report last year. Despite this injury, Kaepernick played through the injury, even joking about it. Kaepernick would say his injury was just a hangnail and nothing to worry about. Now Kaepernick says otherwise—a chipped bone on his forefoot and a ruptured capsule … Continue reading NFL Player Plays In Spite of Foot Injury

Tigers Shortstop Sidelined by Stress Fractures

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will have to miss at least four to six months’ worth of games to recover from stress fractures in both of his legs. The Tigers’ manager, Dave Dombrowski, indicated that he doesn’t think it’s likely that Iglesias will be able to play at all this season, although he sees no … Continue reading Tigers Shortstop Sidelined by Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures Can’t Stop Teenage Figure Skater

14-year-old Presley Chandler isn’t just a normal teenager. She’s also practically a professional figure skater, and has been training for the past 10 years. Presley goes to skating classes for at least six hours a week, and piles on additional practice on her own. All this training has taken a few tolls on her body. … Continue reading Stress Fractures Can’t Stop Teenage Figure Skater