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New Albany Podiatrist
...From bunions and ankle sprains to heel pain and toenail problems, you can learn more about the procedures we offer and the conditions we treat on our services page...

Our Services
... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot In Office Laser - since 1994 Ultrasound Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Digital Xray EMR Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Without Proper Care, Dance Classes Can Lead to Stress Fractures
... Some of the most common injuries are inflammation, stress fractures, and ankle sprains...

November Articles 2012
... An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones were broken...

Dr. Benjamin Johnson Finds Half of NBA injuries are to the Ankle
...Ladha can help examine your ankle and determine the appropriate treatment options for any ankle sprains or broken ankles you might have...

June Articles 2013
... A broken ankle is different from an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones have been broken...

September Articles 2013
... Flip-flops can cause more obvious short term problems as well, like ankle sprains and frequent blisters...

Switching Out Your Cheap Flip-Flops Can Improve the Overall Health of Your Feet
...  These symptoms include: Ball and arch problems in the foot Changes to the body’s natural gait Blisters Ankle Sprains Higher risk of infection Higher risk of scrapes and cuts to the feet Issues in the lower back, legs and ankles To avoid these symptoms (and minimize your risks), select a pair of flip-flops made of high quality materials that can offer protection...

November Articles 2013
... Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains, while not as severe as a broken ankle, are still a serious injury that needs immediate attention...

Ankle Injuries Left Without any Medical Attention Can Cause Bigger Difficulties
...Mercado had an ankle sprain, a tear of a ligament or tendon in the ankle...

Larisa ‘Comeback Kid’ Yurkiw attends Sochi Despite Injuries
...” Ankle sprains can put you off your game when you need it most...

March Articles 2014
... An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones were broken...

Michigan Quarterback David Gardner Back and Energized
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: • Plantar Fasciitis • Plantar Fasciosis • Achilles Tendinitis • Achilles Tendon Rupture • Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

August Articles 2014
... Flip-flops can cause more obvious short term problems as well, like ankle sprains and frequent blisters...

September Articles 2014
... Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains, while not as severe as a broken ankle, are still a serious injury that needs immediate attention...

Football Season Ends for NFL Player Due to Ankle Sprain
NFL player Dee Milliner of the New York Jets suffered a high ankle sprain, ending his season...

February Articles 2015
Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains can be quite the painful experience...

3D Printed Ankle Device EXO-L supports Ankles and prevents Sprains
The Netherlands based Delft University of Technology and the Erasmus Medical Centre have developed a new 3D printed ankle device that will reportedly prevent ankle sprains...

April Articles 2015
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

June Articles 2015
... A broken ankle is different from an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones have been broken...

July Articles 2015
... A broken ankle is different from an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones have been broken...

August Articles 2015
...They are custom designed by a podiatrist or orthopedic specialist to help treat foot problems such as flat feet, spurs, arthritis of the ankle or foot, ankle sprains, weakness, and drop foot, a condition in which the patient cannot raise their foot at the ankle joint...

September Articles 2015
...The most common foot and ankle injuries suffered by people involved in sport are plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains and Achilles tendon damage or ruptures...

Miami Running Back to miss 2015 Season
...Common injuries and conditions athletes face, including: •           Plantar Fasciitis •           Plantar Fasciosis •           Achilles Tendinitis •           Achilles Tendon Rupture •           Ankle Sprains Sports-related injuries are commonly treated using the RICE method...

Sports Injuries
... Martial Arts and Kick Boxing Injuries commonly seen as a result of martial arts and kick boxing include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, and ankle sprains...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
... Repeated ankle sprains...

October Articles 2015
... A broken ankle is different from an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones have been broken...

November Articles 2015
...   Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains can be a serious injury that should be given immediate attention and care, despite not being as severe as a broken ankle...

Chronic Ankle Injury can develop quickly
A study conducted at the University of North Carolina Charlotte used mice to study how the effects of ankle sprains can linger on for life...

April Articles 2016
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

August Articles 2016
... Aside from long-term problems, flip-fops can also create short-term issues as well, such as ankle sprains and blisters...

October Articles 2016
... A broken ankle is different from an ankle sprain, which occurs when the ligaments are ripped or torn but no bones have been broken...

November Articles 2016
...   Ankle Sprains Although ankle sprains may not be as serious as a broken ankle, they should be given immediate attention and care...

Anthony Davis Updates Status on Sprained Ankle
... Ankle sprains are very pain and inconvenient...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain Help
...It effects the outside part of ankle and happens usually after a bad ankle sprain if not corrected quickly...

Skipping Injury on the Court
... Injury Ankle sprains are one of the most common and usually are a result of a fast twist or roll beyond the normal range of motion...

How to Pack the Best Shoes for Your Summer Travels
... When packing shoes for travel, it’s best to stick with the tried and true if you wish to avoid ankle sprains, fractures, and other common foot injuries...

Office Fashion for Healthy Feminine Feet
...This makes wearers more prone to potential injuries such as ankle sprains or fractures...

The Dos and Don’ts of Back to School Shoe Shopping
...For example, if you know your child is prone to ankle sprains, choose a pair of supportive boots or high-top shoes...

Treating Peroneal Tendonitis
...This often occurs in conjunction with a severe ankle sprain...

Why Does My Ankle Hurt?
...Upwards of 23,000 ankle sprains occur in the US on a daily basis...

Ankle Sprains & How to Treat Them
Ankle sprains often happen suddenly and unexpectedly when you’re just out walking, maybe going for an early spring run, or playing other sports...

How to Deal With High Arches
...Ankle sprains and strains related to instability are also very common with individuals who have high arches...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON   Ankle Sprains Bone Spurs Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Stress Fractures Tailor’s Bunion   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Plantar Warts Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Peripheral Arterial Disease   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Kinesio Taping Orthotics   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Treatment for Pain Management   WOMEN/CHILDREN/SENIORS & EXERCISE Children’s Feet Overuse Walking Women’s Feet  

Preventing Sports Injuries
...Of course, it isn’t always possible to prevent injuries, but there are quite a few interventions you can take to decrease the chances of sustaining one of the many types of injuries that frequently affect athletes, including shin splints, plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, and ankle sprains and strains...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Ankle Fractures
...Many people mistake an ankle fracture for an ankle sprain, but they are quite different and therefore require an accurate and early diagnosis...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...This condition often develops after repeated ankle sprains...

Ankle Pain
Ankle pain is often due to an ankle sprain but can also be caused by ankle instability, arthritis, gout, tendonitis, fracture, nerve compression (tarsal tunnel syndrome), infection and poor structural alignment of the leg or foot...

Ankle Sprain
What Is an Ankle Sprain...

Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls, stepping on or sliding into bases...

Basketball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Basketball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries, fractures, and chronic ankle instability...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...Calcaneal fractures can also occur with other types of injuries, such as an ankle sprain...

Cavus Foot (High-Arched Foot)
...In addition, one or more of the following symptoms may be present: Hammertoes (bent toes) or claw toes (toes clenched like a fist) Calluses on the ball, side, or heel of the foot Pain when standing or walking An unstable foot due to the heel tilting inward, which can lead to ankle sprains Some people with cavus foot may also experience foot drop, a weakness of the muscles in the foot and ankle that results in dragging the foot when taking a step...

Field Hockey Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Field hockey players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
...Avulsion fractures are often overlooked when they occur with an ankle sprain...

Football Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...They should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Fracture-Ankle
...Many people mistake an ankle fracture for an ankle sprain, but they are quite different and therefore require an accurate and early diagnosis...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...Calcaneal fractures can also occur with other types of injuries, such as an ankle sprain...

Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal
...Avulsion fractures are often overlooked when they occur with an ankle sprain...

Fracture-Toe
...It is often misdiagnosed as an ankle sprain, and misdiagnosis can have serious consequences since sprains and fractures require different treatments...

Heel Bone Fractures
...Calcaneal fractures can also occur with other types of injuries, such as an ankle sprain...

High-Arched Foot
...In addition, one or more of the following symptoms may be present: Hammertoes (bent toes) or claw toes (toes clenched like a fist) Calluses on the ball, side, or heel of the foot Pain when standing or walking An unstable foot due to the heel tilting inward, which can lead to ankle sprains Some people with cavus foot may also experience foot drop, a weakness of the muscles in the foot and ankle that results in dragging the foot when taking a step...

Jones Fracture
...Avulsion fractures are often overlooked when they occur with an ankle sprain...

Lacrosse Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Lacrosse players should be aware of the following risks:  Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Lisfranc Injuries
... Diagnosis Lisfranc injuries are sometimes mistaken for ankle sprains, making the diagnostic process very important...

Os Trigonum Syndrome
...    Os trigonum syndrome is usually triggered by an injury, such as an ankle sprain...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
...The inflammation is caused by activities involving repetitive use of the tendon, overuse of the tendon, or trauma (such as an ankle sprain)...

Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Rugby players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Soccer Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Soccer players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Softball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Softball players should be aware of the following risks: Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls, stepping on or sliding into bases...

Talar Dome Lesion
...   Talar dome lesions are usually caused by an injury, such as an ankle sprain...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... An injury, such as an ankle sprain, may produce inflammation and swelling in or near the tunnel, resulting in compression of the nerve...

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Tennis players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...It is often misdiagnosed as an ankle sprain, and misdiagnosis can have serious consequences since sprains and fractures require different treatments...

Volleyball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Volleyball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains are a common injury in this sport...