Ankle Care Tips for the Fall Sports Season

07
Oct 2022
One of the best parts of this time of year for many students is the return of fall sports. Whether it’s playing football under the Friday night lights, racing on the cross-country course, or taking the field for a soccer match, there’s no shortage of opportunities for competition, self-improvement, and team bonding. Student-athletes know as [...]
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Summer Foot Care on Vacation

27
May 2022

Summer is just around the corner, and that might mean you’re getting ready for your next vacation to the beach or another bucket-list destination. Many vacationers neglect to properly take care of their feet. Don’t let pain and discomfort get in the way of enjoying your sunny vacation. Here is a list of tips for […]

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How to Wrap an Ankle Sprain

25
Jan 2022

We know that life is busy for our patients, and this can mean that even when injuries happen, you cannot always make time to see us immediately. But what can be done if you suspect you’ve injured your foot or ankle between the time it occurs and coming in for an appointment? And how can […]

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Callus 101: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

15
Sep 2021
Foot Callus 101: Causes, Prevention and Treatment Foot calluses, or rough patches of skin found on the ball, heels or small toes, is a normal occurrence for most people. Caused by compression and friction, foot calluses are your body’s way of protecting the skin underneath from irritation and pressure. Though calluses are a normal occurrence [...]
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Video: Plantar Fasciitis

Balance Foot & Ankle - Plantar Fasciitis
06
Apr 2021
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the thick piece of tissue that runs under your foot. This tissue, called the plantar fascia, can become inflamed if you have high or low arches, are wearing the wrong shoes for you, or from injury or overuse. Over time, continuing physical activities, like running and dancing, or constant [...]
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Daily Stretches To Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Balance Foot & Ankle - Plantar Fasciitis
31
Mar 2021

If you’re waking up with a stabbing pain in the heel of your foot with your first steps, you could be among the more than 2 million Americans with plantar fasciitis. There are many times in which discomfort from plantar fasciitis occurs, especially during long periods of walking, standing or running. Sometimes, even wearing the […]

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Video: Bunions

Balance Foot & Ankle - Plantar Fasciitis
06
Mar 2021
Bunions are bony bumps that develop on the joint of the big toe. Because they progress slowly over time, bunions may only cause occasional or mild discomfort initially. As they progress, they can begin to affect your daily routine, making it challenging to do normal tasks. The pain is usually made worse by pressure from [...]
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Harnessing Your Body’s Natural Defenses

Balance Foot & Ankle - PRP
03
Jul 2020
Regenerative MedicineAutologous Platelet Rich Plasma (A-PRP) Therapy In recent years, doctors have learned that the body has the ability to heal itself. Autologous platelet rich plasma (A-PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that can harness your body's own natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue. At Balance, this method is used [...]
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Technology for a Better Patient Experience

Balance Foot & Ankle - Running
02
Jul 2020
Technology that EmpowersVisualize Joint Injuries without an MRI Following the patient-centered philosophy, Balance Foot & Ankle recently invested in new technology to offer patients greater choice in their medical care. Most people that suffer from joint pain may assume that an MRI is required to view an injury. However, Balance now offers technology solution at [...]
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