Winter Falls Can Cause Broken Ankles

  For many, winter is fall season and Icy conditions cause falls and broken ankles.  With the hectic pace of the holidays, serious injuries from ice-related falls inevitably occur. Dr. Frank Oware says falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures, and it’s critical to seek prompt treatment to prevent further damage […]

Winter Foot Health Advice

The holidays are over, but most regions of the country face a few more months of winter. Whether you’re slogging through deep snow and sub-zero temperatures in the north, or contending with dampness, chill, and muddy conditions in the south, it’s important to take care of your feet all winter long. You’ll want them to […]

Keep Your Feet Safe At The Gym In The New Year

In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. Foot and ankle surgeon,  Taral Shah, offers tips for foot safety while at the gym.  Don’t let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions! Start new workouts gradually— Increase your stamina and the […]

Hikers and Hunters: Long, Vigorous Hikes Take Toll on Feet, Ankles

As brightly colored leaves dazzle the fall landscape, hikers and hunters nationwide will migrate to mountains, woods and fields, but many, unfortunately, are ill prepared for the beating their feet will take, warns a local foot and ankle surgeon. “Hikers, hunters and others who love the outdoors often don’t realize how strenuous it can be […]