Archive for October, 2007

Foot Injuries in Football

About 10-15% of all football injuries occur in the foot, ankle and lower extremity. Common injuries include ankle sprains, shin splints, dislocated and broken toes, stress fractures and blisters. It doesn’t matter is you are playing college football, full contact flag football or touch football, you are at risk of foot and ankle injuries. Ankle [...]

Shoes With Springs

Gravity Defyer Shoes Gravity Defyer shoes are built with a hidden spring in the heel of the shoe. Shoes with springs or coils are designed to ease joint pain, especially at your feet, ankles, knees, hips and back. Some individuals swear by these shoes, especially those suffering with heel pain. Gravity Defyer shoes are not [...]

Fall Hiking – Not So Cold Feet

It is easy to mourn the loss of those long, warm summer days as we move into the Fall season. Cold, crisp mornings make winter seem just around the corner and many will put away their hiking boots until next Spring. But, Fall is one of the best times for hiking. The colors are vibrant [...]

Foot Tips For Colder Months

The following is part of a press release from the APMA on 10/1/07. FOOT-FRIENDLY TIPS OFFER FEET RELIEF DURING COLDER MONTHS BETHESDA, Md. – As the summer months dwindle, consumers everywhere switch gears in preparation for cooler temperatures. Sandals and flip-flops give way to heavy socks and close-toed shoes. Podiatric physicians from the American Podiatric [...]