Top Home Remedies To Relieve Ankle Pain

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22
Dec 2020

Your ankles are the key to running, jumping and just about any physical activity that involves movement. They support your body in unimaginable ways. In fact, your ankles have the ability to carry forces equivalent to several times your body weight. However, that’s not all your ankles can do. Your ankles bring virtue to movement […]

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Keys To Achieving Better Outcomes With Shin Splints

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23
Nov 2020

I love the academic challenge that shin splints pose to figure out what is wrong and what muscle or tendon is contributing to the issue at hand. I break down shin splints into medial, lateral, anterior and posterior shin splints. Medial shin splints involve the posterior tibial tendon, flexor hallucis longus tendon or the flexor digitorum […]

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5 Moves to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

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16
Nov 2020
Plantar fasciitis is a runner's recurring nightmare. It's a notoriously stubborn injury that strikes when the thick band of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. It often starts as a minor irritation but can advance and develop into a sidelining injury, especially if it's not treated promptly or properly. While [...]
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Should I Worry If My Child Is Pigeon-Toed Or Duck-Footed?

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28
Oct 2020
Babies regularly have their feet, legs and hips checked by their doctor in hospital, or at maternal and child-health nurse visits. As children grow, parents are often concerned about their feet pointing inwards when they walk (also called in-toe or pigeon-toed walking) or outwards (also called out-toe walking or duck-footed). These walking positions, commonly called [...]
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How You Can Fix Those Aching Feet

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26
Oct 2020

Next steps for dealing with chronic foot complaints One of the most momentous sports injuries of all time wasn’t a gruesome knee tear or a blown-out shoulder. It was Joe DiMaggio’s heel spur, a painful bony protrusion said to have ended the New York Yankee’s career in 1951. But DiMaggio’s foot troubles didn’t end there. […]

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Harnessing Your Body’s Natural Defenses

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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

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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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