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Foot Injuries and the NFL

Published on September 21st, 2017

As football has become increasingly popular, the National Football League has seen players become bigger, stronger, and faster. With this, they have also seen an increase in injuries, particularly of the foot and ankle. When players have a higher muscle mass, their feet and ankles must absorb greater force, leading to an increased risk of […]

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Boot Camp Training

Published on September 13th, 2017

During Dr. Anna’s eight years of service in the Army, she gained valuable experience and perspective in tactical-fitness exercise. This type of training is not only involved in the military, but also in many other professions such as firefighting, law enforcement, and emergency medicine. These professionals require high-level physical abilities and therefore need high-level medical […]

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Training for a Marathon

Published on August 24th, 2017

Running a marathon, or even a half marathon, is a huge accomplishment. It takes lots of training and hard work, but once you’ve done it, you can’t imagine not completing the marathon. You will want to make sure that you train in the healthiest way possible, and take precautions to keep your legs and feet […]

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Back To School Foot Pain

Published on August 15th, 2017

Unfortunately after a summer of fun and flip-flops, a lot of students return to school with nagging foot pain. For many of us, including our children, flip-slops are the summertime footwear of choice. They are relatively inexpensive, cool and stylish, but they don’t really cushion and support your feet. If worn too often your favorite […]

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Minimalist Shoes Risks and Benefits

Published on August 9th, 2017

Recent research has found that 74% of competitive cross-country runners experience moderate to severe injuries. Many footwear companies continue to claim that their running shoes will lessen injury and are better for runners. One such type of shoe is the “minimalist footwear”, which is designed to mimic a more natural running style. Runners looking to […]

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