Answering Foot and Ankle Pain Based on Where It Hurts. What Could It Be?

ankle pain

Foot and Ankle pain can happen for many reasons. Depending on your activities and everyday wear and tear on your ankles and feet. Your foot and ankle may become stiff or swell and be so painful that you are unable to walk comfortably.  If it is not too severe and surgery is not needed, resting…

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What Are The Most Common Foot Injuries Causing Foot Pain? – Do you have one?

Foot injuries can be devastating.  Foot pain can take away your ability to balance and live an active lifestyle without compromise.  Since our feet are so important to keep us active and mobile, any injury to them can affect the way we work, exercise, and enjoy hobbies. Many people, including myself, may have posture, balance,…

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Avoid Foot Pain With These 2 Important Tips

Hiking is a highly sought-out activity in Arizona. Many people live or vacation in Arizona for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, rock climbing, trail running, and horseback riding.  With the sun beating down on you while enjoying the great outdoors,  your feet are surely going to start sweating and rubbing. This can cause foot…

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Achilles Tendonitis? Why You Can’t IGNORE It

Achilles

The Achilles tendon is a specialized material located at the back of the leg. It connects your calf muscle to your heel and is a visible cord just behind the ankle. It is largely responsible for our speed and power through the legs. Achilles tendonitis is a common injury among the mid-’30s to mid-50-year-old athletes.…

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Heel Pain When Walking? Top 3 Areas You Should Check

Heel Pain

Heel pain is so debilitating because every step serves as a constant reminder. We rely on healthy feet to get around the house, get to work, exercise, and play with our kids. But when all of that is painful we may get depressed, irritable with our kids, and can even gain weight because we can’t…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How to Limit it

Plantar Fasciitis

Luckily, plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. what is plantar fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is an injury characterized by a very sharp ‘pinprick’ like pain coming from underneath the foot. It can come from too much running, having a long-term Achilles tendon issue that wasn’t attended to, wearing shoes that…

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How to Ease Ankle Pain as Soon as it Strikes

Ankle Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace. You finally feel like you can run a little farther than you did last time, then all of a sudden- OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch, and give running another attempt, but nope!…

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These Shoe Mistakes Could Be Causing you foot Pain

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings, so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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Properly Recover From an Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury Recovery

Most people have twisted their ankles in some way at this point in their life. Whether it be stepping off of a sidewalk wrong, stepping incorrectly in high heels, or even playing your favorite sport, the sharp pain that comes with twisting your ankle inwards can be pretty hard to forget, giving you an ankle…

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Don’t Make these 6 Common Shoe Mistakes

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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