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Watch for Heel Pain in Young Athletes

Watch for Heel Pain in Young Athletes

Young athletes often complain of heel pain. This condition, known as apophysitis, occurs when the heel plate becomes inflamed. This is a common condition among young athletes ages 10-15 because their heel bones have not completely matured yet. Children who engage in running and jumping sports, such as soccer or basketball, are more likely to […]

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Dangers of a Longer Second Toe

Dangers of a Longer Second Toe

Having a longer second toe causes your weight distribution to be thrown off and it affects your posture. A longer second toe can cause back and foot problems. A longer second toe increases your risk for developing hammertoes and bunions. Correcting this abnormality with orthotics can improve your body’s alignment and strengthen your athletic performance.* […]

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