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Foot and Ankle Pain and Injuries

Information about foot and ankle pain and injuries, including cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention tips.
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Blister Prevention and Treatment First Aid Products
You may not always be able to prevent blisters, but these blister relief and treatment products can keep blisters from ruining your game.

Test Predicts Risk for an Ankle Sprain During Sports
The ankle sprain risk test can help predict your risk for an ankle sprain during sports.

Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain Treatment
These tips can help you treat and recover from plantar fasciitis

Talus Fracture
A fractured talus, or ankle, is a serious ankle injury that requires immediate evaluation and treatment in order to prevent problems in the future.

Talus Fracture Show and Tell
A talus fracture is a complicated fracture that generally requires surgical repair. Talus fractures often have a lengthy healing process and getting the right care quickly can be the difference in a complete recovery and a chronic injury. Share your tips for coping with a talus fracture.

Ankle Sprain Show and Tell
An ankle sprain is one of the most common sports injuries for athletes who participate in sports that require running or jumping. Here's your chance to Tell your story and provide tips and advice for preventing or coping with ankle sprains.

Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain
Plantar fasciitis, foot pain, heel pain, plantar fascia, heel spurs, bone spur and pain on the bottom of the foot.

Toe Pain form Turf Toe
Turf toe is a condition of pain at the base of the big toe. Usually the result of athletic activities on a hard surface, turf toe is especially common in athletes who compete on artificial turf. Treatment of turf toe is usually helpful, but the condition can return.

What Is a Broken Toe?
A broken toe is usually recognized immediately by severe pain and a cracking or popping sound that is heard as a small bone in the toe fractures. Most broken toes are the result of dropping something heavy on the toe but a missed step, a stubbed toe or aggravated stress fractures from repeated impact on a hard surface may also result in a...

How Do You Cope with Plantar Faciitis Heel Pain?
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of pain on the bottom of the heel and usually defined by pain during the first steps of the morning. How Do You Cope with Plantar Faciitis Heel Pain?

Blisters
Avoiding blisters while participating in sports isn't easy, but it is possible. Check out this guide on how to prevent blisters.

Shoe Inserts, Insoles, Orthotics
Not every athlete needs an insert, but if you are prone to overuse injuries, or have foot, knee or back pain or instability, you may benefit from one.

Ankle Sprains
An ankle sprain occurs when there is a stretching and tearing of ligaments surrounding the ankle joint.

Ankle Injury Rehab Program
A basic rehab program for most ankle injuries.

Immediate Treatment for Ankle Sprains
Immediate action can reduce recovery time after an ankle sprain. Here's what to do.

Achilles Tendon Rupture
A Ruptured Achilles Tendon causes sudden pain in the back of the lower leg.

Achilles Tendonitis
Achilles Tendonitis is a chronic injury that causes heel pain and occurs primarily from overuse.

Heel Spurs

Stress Fracture of the Foot
A stress fracture of the foot is usually the result of repeated trauma or overuse that occurs when muscles become fatigued or overloaded and can not absorb the stress and shock and repeated impact.

Foot Anatomy and Physiology

Athlete's Foot Treatment and Prevention Tips
Athlete's Foot, also called Tinea Pedis, is a common fungal infection of the skin of the feet that often occurs in athletes.

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