Although the Achilles tendon can withstand large amounts of stress, it is possible to tear. A ruptured Achilles tendon can be very painful and requires immediate attention. Watch this video to learn more about how the tendon can be injured and how to treat them.
Achilles Tendon Rupture (Tear)
Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle)
Swelling, bruising, and tenderness are all symptoms of an ankle fracture. To learn more about how to avoid an ankle fracture, follow the link below.
Ankle Fractures in Children
The most common fracture in children is a broken ankle. For more information on growth plates and treatment options for broken ankles, click the following link.
Ankle Sprains and the Athlete
Inward rolling of the ankle is one of many causes of an ankle sprain. Learn how to spot an ankle sprain by clicking the link below.
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury
A Lisfranc injury occurs in the middle of the foot and is often mistaken for a sprain. To learn the difference between the two injuries and how to treat a Lisfranc injury, click the link below.
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Many stress fractures are overuse injuries and occur when small tears in the bones form from constant use. The best way to treat stress fractures is to rest and stay off the fracture. Click the link to learn more.
When the toe is forcibly bent up into hyperextension, turf toe is likely to occur. The main joint of the big toe is sprained and can vary in severity. Click the link below to learn how to avoid turf toe this season.
The running shoes you wear can affect your running form and your chances of sustaining a foot or ankle injury. Learn which type and style of shoe is right for you.