Dancer’s Fracture

Fifth Metatarsal Fractures: What You Need to Know The fifth metatarsal sits along the outside of your foot and connects to your littlest toe. On account of its position, it is the most common metatarsal to fracture. Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent fifth metatarsal fractures on account of how each break happens. Often, … Continued

6 Ways to Treat Diabetic Blisters

Diabetic blisters are a relatively rare symptom of diabetes. These blisters can pop up for a variety of reasons, and experiencing them for the first time is scary. Fortunately, the blisters themselves typically heal in two to five weeks without intervention. That leaves you and your doctor managing the symptoms and warding off potential infection. … Continued

Pros and Cons of Ankle Weights

Ankle weights have been part of training for centuries. These weights make the body work harder, so you can see more strength and cardiovascular gains in less time. However, ankle weights also have a dark side. That extra weight can result in everything from strains to actual injuries. What are Ankle Weights? Ankle weights come … Continued

Ankle Pronation

Pronation, also known as eversion is the term used to refer to the manner of movement of the foot when you are walking or running. Pronation, in itself, isn’t entirely a negative word. Naturally, you can walk, run or stand because of even distribution of your weight around your foot. This is also an aspect … Continued

Benefits of An Epsom Salt Footbath

Whether your feet are continuously stuffed in dress shoes or you’re an avid runner, you’ve probably noticed your feet hurting after a long day. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive solution that will have your feet feeling fabulous after the first treatment. You may even have all the essential ingredients at home already. What is Epsom Salt? … Continued

How to Strengthen Your Ankles

If you’ve injured your ankle, you know that it can be as painful as it is annoying. Ankle injuries are relatively common and can happen from doing pretty much anything, from rolling your ankle on the curb to taking a spill while you’re out on your morning run. The best way to prevent an ankle … Continued

Do you have Morton’s Neuroma?

Our feet take a beating every day. Day in and day out, we walk, run, and jump on them, with little thought of how well we’re taking care of our feet. After a while, our feet might develop conditions that cause us pain as a result of either an injury, too many repetitive movements, or … Continued

Brennin Hurt’s Broken Foot

Watching a live performance can certainly be more entertaining than watching something that’s been taped. It has the added “anything can happen” thrill that causes backstage jitters and keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Most of the time, live theatre goes off without a hitch (at least without a hitch that the … Continued

Tips for Winter Running

Photos by Kurayba, As the days grow short and the weather gets colder it can be easy to neglect exercise in favor of hot chocolate by the fireplace. Of course, many Coloradoans love the outdoors and want to stay in great shape all year round. For those of us that run, this means getting out … Continued

Foot Pain – Strain or Sprain

Sprained Ankle. Seems like the common childhood ailment. A kid’s out on the playground, steps wrong, rolls their ankle, comes hobbling in and spends a few days on crutches. How many of us had that happen when we were elementary students. Now, as an adult, when we step wrong and it gets painful it takes … Continued