For those who have flat feet, running barefoot may help strengthen muscles in your arch and ankles. Those who do a lot of physical activity or run often may experience their flat feet lacking pronation, when the arch compresses to help with shock absorption as force is exerted on the feet. The force
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Eric Nystrom of the Nashville Predators sustained a broken foot on January 26, putting him out indefinitely as he recovered from the injury. Nystrom has played up to three seasons with the Predators, but may be unable to continue as he recovers. Nystrom suffered the injury when he was clipped by
Siena Star Guard Marquis Wright suffered a podiatric stress fracture and is on recovery for as long as 6 to 8 weeks, unable to play in Siena’s games. Wright sustained the injury in late December during practice. Up until the injury, Wright “is one of just four players in Division I averaging at
A study conducted by the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal suggests that runners are more prone to injuries as they age. It is suggested that you take shorter strides as you run and run slower. As you run, “a force equal to three to five times body weight” hits the ground on
According to running shoe experts, finding the right running shoes can be tricky. What’s important is making sure you know what type of shoes your feet require. When buying a newer version of shoes you want to replace, make sure that the model is exactly the same and alterations have not been made.
Garbine Muguruza, Venezuelan pro tennis player, will be out due to her feet becoming too blistered to play. Muguruza’s left foot was bandaged but her foot blisters began restricting her movement as they became more painful. The No 3 player had to quit and joined the casualties list. Her withdrawal
Gout is a complex form of arthritis that often affects the foot; mainly the big toe. When managing gout attacks and treating the condition, many medical professionals recommend exercising and modifying one’s diet. While many medications exist that treat the condition, including non-steroidal