Posts in April, 2015

There are several conditions that may require a patient to eventually undergo foot surgery, as well as post-operative exercises to increase strength and speed recovery. Here are a few of the issues that may necessitate a surgical procedure. Achilles Problems If you have a torn Achilles tendon, you will need to have surgery to fix… Read more »

Ankle Sprains and Ankle Pain An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments on the side of the ankle. Ligaments, as you may know, connect bone to bone–usually across joints. Ligaments are bands of elastic tissue which allow motion but also provide resistance. They are particularly important in the ankle because they provide… Read more »

How to “Heal” Heel Pain Heel pain is a common problem that many runners will experience during their training. Heel pain is more correctly referred to as “plantar fasciitis,” or inflammation of the plantar fascia. This entity goes by many other names, such as heel spurs, heel spur syndrome, and plantar fasciitis to name a few…. Read more »