Articles for tag: Podiatry, Stress Fractures

Jones Fracture: How I Broke Both My Feet

It started out as a slight pain, completely ignorable and not worth wasting money on a doctor’s visit. What I didn’t know is that waiting the length of time I did would cost me more in movement and money. About two years ago I was having some slight aching in my right foot. I immediately ...

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Women in Some Sports Have Lower Bone Density, Study Shows

New research conducted at Michigan State University has shown that some college women athletes like swimmers, divers, and runners have lower bone density than other women athletes. Professor of Kinesiology Jim Pivarnik and his colleagues conducted the study by comparing the bone density levels of many different college women athletes, including gymnasts, softball players, cross ...

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Five Home Remedies for Shin Splints

Most people associate shin splints with athletes, dancers, or those who work out strenuously. But, while people who do a lot of running (like basketball players, aerobics instructors, and joggers) might be more prone to getting shin splints, you can get shin splints by doing something as simple as walking up a steep hill, especially ...

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Get Rid of Heel Pain – 5 Helpful Tips

Heel pain is probably one of the most common foot problems in most people. It’s important that you do whatever it takes to get on top of this problem as soon as possible. If pain in your heels persists for an extended period, it’s always best to check with your doctor or a qualified medical ...

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What Are Stress Fractures?

What are Stress Fractures? Stress fractures are considered an overuse injury occurring when the muscles become overtired and less capable of absorbing shock from high-impact sports. The muscles become fatigued and eventually transfer the excess stress to the bone and ultimately cause tiny cracks or fractures. Stress fractures usually occur at the second and third ...