Preventing Foot Injuries While Skiing and Snowboarding

49758241 Winter Fun, Skiing Happy Family Ski TeamSome of you may be happy that winter is here because of the start of the skiing or snowboarding season! It’s a great workout and if you push yourself, the thrill can be more than enough to sustain you for the rest of the year! Of course, we want you to have the safe and enjoyable time, so we’ve got some tips as to how…

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Clark Podiatry Center For Your Foot/Ankle Injury

Fhm 5 Reasons Injuries HeaderPeople injure their feet and ankles. It’s a fact of life. Your child gets hurt on the playing field, you sustain a workout/running injury, or it could be an injury resulting from a fall or turning your ankle. Sometimes you’re not sure where to go to get your foot or ankle examined. Here are some reasons you should keep us in mind if you get…

Strengthening Weak Ankles

42109698 Woman Exercising In ParkSome people naturally have weak ankles, which makes them more prone to getting an injury. From strains and sprains to broken bones, an ankle injury can be immobilizing, and worse, it can be recurring. An injured ankle tends to get re-injured more easily. The best way to care for and prevent ankle problems is to be proactive. Strengthen your ankles and condition them to be…

Yankee Pitcher Suffers Double Foot Injuries: Turf Toe and Sesamoid Fracture

The professional baseball season has just started but already the injuries are mounting up. Yankee reliever pitcher Bryan Mitchell will be out until at least August because of injuries suffered in a recent Disney World game against the Braves. One injury is bad enough, but Mitchell had the unfortunate luck to suffer two at the same time: a fractured sesamoid bone and a grade 3 …

Kevin Durant’s Broken Foot: What’s a Jones Fracture?

Kevin Durant LebronKevin Durant of the Oklahoma CIty Thunder and the reigning MVP of the NBA will be out for a minimum of 6-8 weeks after suffering a fracture of the 5th metatarsal bone of his right foot that will require surgical repair.  This is a very common injury among basketball players and may indeed be the most common surgical procedure they undergo. It has been diagnosed…