LA Lakers Pau Gasol was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis; or inflammation of a tendon in the foot’s sole. According to Los Angeles Times Editor Eric Pincus, plantar fasciitis is an injury that can be resolved with treatment and orthotics. Gasol had missed eight games prior due to knee tendinitis.
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for full newsletter- click here Footprints_Spring2013 Running Shoes: Basic Guidelines People run for many different reasons. For some, it gives them a positive energy boost, and it’s an ideal way to keep their weight in check. For others, it’s the buzz of competition, or
Ellen Kreiter was able to walk again for the first time in seven weeks due to having surgery on her feet. Her walking was very limited due to the hammertoes she had on both feet. According to Kreiter, she had joint deformation and a tight tendon. Surgery was the way to go for Krieter and now she’s
American tennis star Serena Williams defeated Edina Gallovits-Hall in the Australian Open, despite suffering an ankle injury. “Oh, I’ll be out there, she said. “I mean, unless something fatal happens to me, there’s no way I’m not going to be competing. I’m alive. My heart’s beating. I’ll be fine,”
Podiatrist Terese Laughlin cautioned salon goers that “The easiest thing to pick up is athlete’s foot.” Being touched by unclean tools or putting your feet in an unclean whirlpool is just one of the ways you can catch the infection. She recommends that you only go to a salon that you can see