All Ankle / Foot Injuries Archives – Mike Ryan Sports Medicine

Running Foot Pain or Stress Fracture?

Running Foot Pain or Stress Fracture?

Running Foot Pain or Stress Fracture? Pain is often a runner's most loyal training partner, free from the busy social calendars or alarm clock failures…

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Managing a Foot Stress Fracture the Right Way

Managing a Foot Stress Fracture the Right Way

Managing a Foot Stress Fracture the Right Way A stress fracture in the foot is usually associated with an overuse injury to weight-bearing bones. Most…

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Tame Heel Pain Flareups From Plantar Fasciitis

Tame Heel Pain Flareups From Plantar Fasciitis

Tame Heel Pain Flareups From Plantar Fasciitis Understanding Plantar Fascia Strains Plantar fasciitis causes localized pain in the backside portion of the arch that attaches…

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Solving the Stop and Go Issue of Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Understanding Sinus Tarsi Syndrome Sinus Tarsi Syndrome is a rather common foot injury for stop-and-go type sports, which can leads to pain in the sinus…

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Metatarsalgia: Foot Pain’s Evil Brother

Metatarsalgia: Foot Pain’s Evil Brother

Metatarsalgia: Foot Pain’s Evil Brother Metatarsalgia is a general term relating to forefoot pain, secondary to inflammation in the distal foot and toe area.  Joints…

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Sprained Ankle Management

Sprained Ankle Management

Sprained Ankle Management Year over year, ankle sprains are the most common lower extremity injury in all of sports.  From a minor “tweak” to a…

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Turf Toe Management

Turf Toe Management

[caption id="attachment_274" align="alignleft" width="200"] Turf Toe Caused By Hyperextension[/caption] Turf toe is an injury with a short name but a long history of pain in…

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How To Eliminate Heel Pain

How To Eliminate Heel Pain

How To Eliminate Heel Pain In order to eliminate heel pain, it is important to understand its underlying cause(s). Although the term "heel pain" is…

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How To Recognize And Treat Achilles Tendon Ruptures

How To Recognize And Treat Achilles Tendon Ruptures

How To Recognize And Treat Achilles Tendon Ruptures Your Achilles tendon is remarkably strong. It connects the calf muscles (comprised of the gastrocnemius and soleus)…

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis Understanding Achilles Tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is a common injury associated with the presence of inflammation and scar tissue in the largest tendon in…

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