It’s time for another sports season and we at Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center want to ensure that your child gets a safe start. Below are some do’s and don’ts to help prepare young athletes to have a successful and injury-free season.
5 Foot Exercises to Strengthen the Feet Even the finest athletes forget the importance of exercising the feet. However, the fact is that when your feet are weak, the rest of your body will need to compensate. In fact, those with weaker feet are near guaranteed to experience back pain as they age. To support your […]
Plantar Fasciitis: Causes and Treatment Of the different types of pains occurring in the heel, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common. Its name derives from the area of pain and inflammation: a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of your foot. Because the plantar fascia connects […]
What Could Be Causing Your Heel Pain? Do you ever find yourself walking on your toes because it’s too painful to plant your heel? Has your heel been sore for a while, but you just aren’t sure what’s causing the pain? Here’s a quick look at some of the causes of heel pain, why they […]
How to Treat Bone Spurs Have you been experiencing a sharp pain in your foot, but you can’t figure out why? Chances are that you have developed a condition called bone spurs. A bone spur is a small bony growth or a collection of growths which form on joints like the spine, shoulders, hands, hips, […]
Everything from regular exercise to foot massage is essential for maintaining your foot health. In addition, it is important to practice good nutritional habits in order to keep your feet healthy. Certain foods such as those that are high in sugar can cause inflammation, particularly in your feet. This inflammation can have a significant, and […]
Dealing with heel pain can be a real pain in the foot, and unfortunately it’s not uncommon. Affecting many, is a condition called plantar fasciitis, where the tissue existing on the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed and causes sharp, stabbing heel pain. Typically, this pain is strongest when you initially step out of bed […]