A recent study in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy asserts that corticosteroid injection is more effective than arch-contouring foot orthoses for plantar heel pain at week four but orthotics are more effective at week 12.
When Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant collapsed to the court in Game 5 of the NBA Finals last month, many people watching knew right away what he had done.
Overall, 11.9 percent of patients diagnosed with an ankle sprain fill an opioid prescription within seven days of diagnosis, according to a research letter published online July 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
An Achilles tendon tear is a traumatic injury that causes sudden pain behind the ankle. Patients may hear a pop or a snap, and will almost always say they feel as though they have been kicked in the heel (even though no one has kicked them).
New research has made a surprising finding about the function and effects of foot calluses, leading investigators to question how good orthopedic shoes really are for foot health.