Why Being Vocal About your Health is Important

Recently a U.S. football team made headlines because of a dispute between the head coach and one of his players The cause of the drama? An injury. A wide receiver revealed to members of the press that he had suffered a broken ankle during an offseason workout. The disappointed head coach subsequently spoke to the…

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What we can learn from walkers

When was the last time you went for a casual stroll? I’m not talking about a required walk because you were unlucky enough to park far away from a store‚Äôs entrance or even taking the long way around the block because your dog needs to be out of the house longer. I mean a nice,…

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The connection between ankle injury and arthritis

If you are dealing with an ankle injury, you’re probably mostly worried about getting it healed and getting back to the activities that you love. That’s because many think an ankle injury is only a minor and temporary setback that requires a procedure and some physical therapy. Although there are many treatments and procedures that…

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What today’s top exercises mean for your feet and ankles

The US national physical activity guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week with additional muscle-strengthening exercise for adults and 60 minutes a day for children. It is interesting to think about the way fitness and exercise has been viewed over the course of modern decades. At one…

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How foot and ankle concerns change with age

Have you noticed that you aren’t as spry as you were in your youth? Perhaps you are experiencing foot or ankle pain that is different from anything you have experienced before. Maybe you are undergoing a life change that is forcing you to re-examine your level of activity. Our bodies are notorious for changing with…

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Common misunderstandings about an Achilles rupture

Like most New Yorkers, I love the Internet. It simplifies scheduling, allows me to connect with loved ones in an instant, and offers a world of information at my fingertips. What I don’t love is the misinformation that can spread online. Sometimes, I see patients experiencing an Achilles rupture who are confused or misunderstand what…

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Flip-flops? Just say no

With warm weather officially here, New Yorkers are making plans for summer and spring. For many, that means relaxing evenings, exciting trips, and exploration. With all this adventuring, it might be tempting to slip on a pair of flip-flops and leave your worries behind. Unfortunately, this type of sandals isn’t the best choice for keeping…

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