There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]
Learn how to Treat Shin Splints So They Don't Derail Your Run If you are a runner then there is a very high probability that you've experienced shin splints. We get it, they are no walk in the park... literally. That annoying pain that is concentrated in the front of your leg along the tibia [...]
Dr. Alan MacGill, New Member of Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
We would like to start by congratulating, Dr. Alan MacGill, on his achievement and contributions at the Annual Scientific Conference. At the conference, he was installed as a new member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. However, if not properly managed, diabetes can result in severe complications such as poor blood flow and nerve damage. Which can ultimately lead to diabetic ulcers in the feet which can worsen [...]
What are the most common football injuries? If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is a “rough” sport. Players are rough on the field. They tend to have little mercy. However, regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are typical. Therefore, football players tend to be more susceptible [...]
It’s understandable that parents worry when they see their child walking around with the sole of their feet making contact with the floor. Especially due to the list of issues which come with flatfeet as an adult. Naturally, parents are concerned about this. Therefore, if your child has flat foot does that mean they are [...]
Time definitely takes a toll on all of us. As years go by, our feet seem to be affected by the pressure of our footwear, our body weight, playful activities, sports, and, age-related issues such as circulation problems. These problems can affect our lower extremities and our capacity to walk and stand. Sometimes feet problems [...]
Most people wouldn’t even think that there’s any relation between foot and spinal health. The truth is that certain physical conditions affecting your feet can have severe consequences in your spine, and vice versa. You can understand more clearly this complicated relationship if you know the trajectory of the sciatic nerve, and understand a little [...]