5 Ways to Get Stronger Ankles for Dancers
The ankle is that one unique body part which balances us carries our whole-body weight and makes our movement flexible and easy. Our ankles for the best support of our body hence needs to be taken care of all the time. Obviously, with a damaged ankle, you will not be able to perform any kind of sport, dance or any …
Why Do My Legs And Feet Hurt When It’s Cold?
Imagine sitting down with your family to eat dinner one evening, and before the evening news announces the arrival of the next cold front, you feel the twinge of an ache in your legs and knees – you know intuitively that a change in weather is coming. For many athletes, the pain gets aggravated not only due to the weather …
7 Useful Tips On How To Prevent Achilles Tendon Injury
Injuring your Achilles tendon or heel is quite common these days due to a number of reasons. Studies show that about 1 in 5,000 people in the US injure their Achilles at any given time. This is seen commonly between the ages of 30 and 50. In an unfortunate event when you do injure your Achilles tendon heel, it is …
Dislocated Ankle: Knowing About Its Symptoms and Treatment Options
The major problems which encounter the ankle joint are ankle sprain, ankle strain, ankle joint fracture, ankle arthritis, etc. Ankle dislocation is a problem that happens very rarely and it is one of the major orthopedic problems. The dislocated ankle is a condition in which the soft tissues around the ankle joint got damaged or tear. It may result in …
7 Ways to Keep Your Weak Ankles Protected while Hiking
If you are planning a hike, then one of the concerns you should address is protecting your ankles. All too often, most people do not think about their ankles until they sprain them. The sad part being, even a mild sprain can be quite painful and diminish your mobility, especially way out in the woods or the outdoors. Taking a …
Arthritis In Ankle: Causes Symptoms and Treatment Options
Arthritis is basically an inflammation of the joints (one or more) in our body. While it may occur in any of the body joints, it’s more common in smaller joints like in the foot and ankle. There can be many types of foot and ankle arthritis. Depending on the condition’s severity it may affect your lifestyle significantly. Although there are …
How To Wrap Foot For Arch Pain?
There is a total of 26 bones in the foot and two arches along the length of the foot called Longitudinal arch and along the width of the foot called Transverse arch. These bones are connected to each other through ligaments, muscles, and plantar fascia. There are also fat pads in the foot to help with weight-bearing & absorbing impact. …
What Are Ankle Pumps and How Does Ankle Pump Exercises Help?
Muscles in ankle and legs compress and loose, all around the day while you are performing normal activities. However, at times when you are sitting in the same position, for a prolonged period of time, your muscles and joints become stiff due to poor blood circulation. For encouraging proper blood circulation, simple exercises need to be done while moving yourself …
What Is Sesamoiditis and How To Get The Best Treatment?
People often witness pain under their big toe’s joint – it can be due to a medical condition called Sesamoiditis. A sesamoid is the 2 small oval seed shaped bones present in the foot and its purpose is to absorb the excess weight to protect the tendon that runs on the underside of the toe. These Sesamoid foot bones elevate …