Archive for January, 2008

Why Was Tom Brady Wearing a Walking Cast for a Sprained Ankle?

Jan 30th, 2008 by keelyh | 3

You don’t have to be a New England Patriots fan to have heard about Tom Brady’s recent mysterious ankle injury. Safe money says if you have even a passing interest in football you’ve probably caught a bit of the hype. The scoop: although no official reports are due to come out until Wednesday, Jan. 29 […]

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Ask a Podiatrist – Flat Feet in Children

Jan 23rd, 2008 by keelyh | 20

Reader Question: Dear Blog, I am the mother of a 3 1/2 year old boy. His left leg pronates more than his right and his right foot seems to be flatter than the other one. When I ask him to put his ankles together for me his left knee sticks inward. I’ve heard that […]

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Choosing the Right Orthotic, Arch Support, or Insole for Your Lifestyle

Jan 14th, 2008 by keelyh | 1

We seem to be hearing a lot these days from medical professionals and health experts about the importance of preventing foot pain and injury through the use of orthotics. What we haven’t been hearing about is how to make sense of the various types of insoles, inserts, pads, arch supports, and other orthotic devices. Sometimes […]

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Walking Shoes vs. Running Shoes – A Walker’s Dilemma – Why It Makes a Difference

Jan 8th, 2008 by keelyh | 1

While everyone agrees that a comfortable pair of shoes is absolutely essential for the success of any walking routine; there is much less consensus as to which type of athletic shoe best fits that description. As is often the case, in foot care and in other aspects of life, the answer to this question can […]

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