High Heel Hell!

Sky High Heels! There are some serious risks of wearing high heels frequently.  That said, probably the most comfortable shoes in your closet are NOT those sky-high heels that you HAD to have!  You were sucked in by the ‘Carrie Bradshaw look’.  You tried them on, and you instantly felt taller, with longer legs, you […]

Avoiding Injury While Summer Biking

Summertime is the perfect time to jump on your two-wheeled pedaler and get moving!  Before you do, take some caution and read on about some common bike riding related foot injuries.  We will also share some tips on avoiding injury while summer biking! Common Biking Injuries and ways to prevent them 1.  Hot Foot Definition: […]

3 of the Top Ways to Help Prevent Summer Youth Injuries from Sports Activities

Summertime is in full swing, and kids are participating in summer sports and heading off to camp!  Organized sports and Camps offer experiences where kids can learn and play.  Some camps also offer physical activities that can include participating in high injury risk sports like soccer, basketball, tennis, and running.  Injuries that are commonly associated […]

Achilles Tendon and Heel Pain in Kids and Adults

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Heel and Arch Pain With fall sports in full swing, it is time to be on the lookout for heel and arch pain! One of the most common areas where we see the pain this time of year is the back of the heel, where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone. This tends […]

Achilles Tendon Pain in Runners

Are you a serious runner planning to take on the Kansas City Marathon this year? Or maybe you just run on occasion to relax, or are trying to get back in shape for the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot?  With the Kansas City Marathon less than three weeks away, many runners are finishing up their training […]