Foot and Ankle Injuries in Rock Climbing

Foot and Ankle Injuries in Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a physically demanding sport that can put a lot of strain on the feet and ankles. Injuries to these areas are common, and they can range from mild to severe. The most common injuries are tendonitis, stress fractures, and ankle sprains. Some comments regarding rock climbing shoes One piece of gear that … Read more

Top 5 Tips for Hammertoe Pain Relief

Is there long-lasting hammertoe pain relief? A hammertoe is a foot condition whereby one or more of the joints in your toes is contracted. This leaves the toe deformed leading to pain in the ball of your foot, as well as callouses and corns. Hammertoes can be quite painful and make walking difficult for some … Read more

How do you fix retrocalcaneal bursitis?

Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

The retrocalcaneal bursa plays an important role in our ability to walk and run without pain, but unfortunately, it can also become irritated. This condition, known as retrocalcaneal bursitis, often manifests itself as pain and swelling around the heel. The most common cause of bursitis is repetitive movements, particularly in activities that involve running or … Read more

What Foot and Ankle Conditions Does a Butterfly Ultrasound Help Diagnose?

Today, conducting tear and fracture assessments is quicker and more streamlined. Thanks to the Butterfly ultrasound, a portable ultrasound device we can now carry out a fully-integrated foot and ankle imaging anywhere, anytime. This is particularly useful if we must do out-of-office consultations and don’t have immediate access to our Sonosite machines, allowing a more … Read more

Achilles tendinitis treatment: How to heal your Achilles tendon

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles tendinitis is a common injury that can cause pain and inflammation in the Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. It connects the calf muscles to the heel bone, also the calcaneus. What is Achilles tendinitis and what are the symptoms? The Achilles tendon is the largest and … Read more