Running after an ankle injury

It’s finally time! You’ve had your ankle surgery, patiently waited through your recovery, worked regularly with your physical therapist, and are now ready to hit the road and get back into running! Whether your ultimate goal is regular jogging around the park, training for the New York Marathon, or something in between, the running world…

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What’s the difference between…

Have you ever had that feeling where something in your body feels off, but you can’t place exactly what it is? Perhaps you are feeling symptoms that come and go at a moment’s notice, leaving you left puzzled. Maybe you are experiencing pains that you have felt in the past, but can’t place why they…

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Shoes: What you put on your feet matters

You’re probably a very busy person with responsibilities to worry about and fun activities to take part in. On a day-to-day basis, you probably don’t give much thought to the shoes that you put on your feet. But you really should. A recent episode of Freakanomics focused on the history of shoes and how they…

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Here’s the scoop on PRP treatment

We depend a lot on our ankles, so it can be frustrating when they aren’t performing the way that we are used to. While this is true for anyone who is being prevented from doing the activities he or she loves, it’s almost unbearable for an athlete who is having to sit out of the…

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Here’s why individualized treatment plans matter

This February, Nick Mangold, then an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, received word that the ankle surgery many expected him to soon undergo was no longer going to be necessary. Mangold, who had played for the Jets since 2006, was out for several weeks following damage to his knee and ankles. According to…

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Traveling? Take care of your feet and ankles

When you’re constantly on the go or caught in a 9-to-5 rut, vacations are essential for balance and well-being. Whether you’re exploring Europe for a month or simply taking a few days off for a New York City-style stay-cation, your feet and ankles are going to help you get there. It’s important to keep them…

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