Understanding Ankle Sprains

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Ankle sprains are a serious injury, even when they are minor. Whether you just roll the ankle a little bit or fully twist it, it can be one of the most painful injuries you’ll experience. Despite how painful they can be, many people don’t take these injuries seriously, so they don’t get the care and treatment that they should. Left untreated, ankle sprains can actually lead to future joint problems and an increased chance of re-injuring yourself.…

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Tips For Choosing Shoes That Relieve And Prevent Foot Pain

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Many foot problems are caused by wearing shoes that don’t fit well or that don’t support your feet. You may not realize how important it is to wear proper shoes to prevent pain in your feet and back. A foot specialist, or podiatrist, can help you select the right kind of shoes for the shape and size of your feet. If you have problems with chronic foot pain, it is worth having your shoes fitted or even custom made.…

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Heel Pain After Wearing Ski Boots? Don't Let A Pain In The Heel Keep You Down

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Whether you are an avid skier for pleasure or you work on the slopes as a ski instructor or ski patrol, one thing that can make you miserable on the slopes is painful heels. Here’s what you need to know if wearing ski boots causes you to have pain in your heels and what you can do to prevent pain in the future: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heal pain …

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