Common Runners’ Injury: Stress Fractures of the Foot Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to South Jersey foot and ankle surgeon Robert Warkala, DPM. The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase […]
If hearing the name Kevin Ware doesn’t make you automatically cringe, then you probably aren’t familiar with what happened to the Louisville basketball player on March 31st, 2013. In the first half of the Elite 8 round of the March Madness College Basketball Tournament, Kevin Ware landed awkwardly after attempting to block a three-point shot […]
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 […]
If our teeth ache, most of us will head quickly to the dentist for treatment. But if your feet hurt, do you just chalk up the pain as a discomfort of modern life? Sadly, most of us do. Most Americans say they have foot pain at least some of the time, and more of us […]
What Is Charcot Foot? Charcot arthropathy, also known as Charcot foot and ankle, is a condition in patients who have neuropathy or loss of sensation. It includes fractures and dislocations of bones and joints that occur with minimal or no known trauma. The bones are weakened enough to fracture, and with continued walking the foot […]
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What is a Jones Fracture? A Jones fracture is a fracture of the 5th metatarsal bone of the foot. The foot has five metatarsals, which are the long bones of the forefoot that are located at the base of the toes. When you have a break at the base of the 5th metatarsal bone, the long bone […]