Facts About Peroneal Tendon Injuries For Soccer Players

If you play soccer, you may know how much your feet matter to the game. From kicking the ball, sliding and tackling, your feet take a beating to move the ball to the goal. Learn more about peroneal tendon injuries and how they are common in soccer players. What Is A Peroneal Tendon? Tendons are tough connective tissues responsible for holding muscle and bone together. The two peroneal tendons in each of your feet run alongside the ankle bone, one leading to the outer part of the middle area of the foot while the other goes under the foot and is attached to the inner part of the arch. [Read More]

How What You Eat Affects The Health Of Your Feet

You probably already know that your dietary choices can impact the health of your heart and joints, but did you know that what you eat can affect the health of your feet? Many people simply take their feet for granted -- until, of course, the day comes when they experience foot pain or problems that can no longer be ignored. Following a proper diet can help keep your feet functional and healthy. [Read More]

Make Your Recovery From Ankle Surgery Easy By Preparing Before Your Operation

Recovering from foot or ankle surgery is a lengthy, slow process. According to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, it can take a year to fully recover. At three months after surgery, the foot or ankle feels "fair," and it's "good" at six months. If you're going to have ankle surgery, preparing beforehand can make this process go easier -- especially if your ankle doctor requires you to stay off of your feet for a portion of the recovery period. [Read More]

Fashion Victim: What You Wear Could Really Be Hurting You

You wouldn't be caught dead without your $500 red-soled high heels or, for that matter, their just as expensive "sole" sisters. But, lately, your feet have been killing you. Unfortunately, there are times that your fashion and footwear choices could actually be doing permanent damage to your body. The following are a few fashion pieces that could potentially cause your health problems.  High Heels Your feet may look fabulous now in their four-inch stiletto heels, but down the road, you're probably going to pay for wearing sky-high footwear on a regular basis. [Read More]