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Foot and Ankle Injury Prevention and Treatment Options

Foot and Ankle Injury Prevention and Treatment Options By Dr. Damien Richardson Foot and ankle injuries are among the most common injuries affecting millions of people every year. Hoag Orthopedic Institute foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon Dr. Damien ...

Football Pre-Season Prep and Preventing Injuries Q&A with Dr. David Gazzaniga

With professional, collegiate and high school football season on the horizon and many teams getting ready for their summer training camps, Dr. David Gazzaniga, Hoag Orthopedic Institute affiliated orthopedic surgeon and one of the team physicians ...

Ankle Mobility, Ankle Instability, and Exercises to Strengthen Your Ankle

Complexities of the ankle joint The ankle is primarily considered a hinged joint in which it only allows one plane of motion, similar to a hinge on a door. This means that the ankle itself is responsible for up and down motion, or what we refer to as ...

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that affects individuals from all walks of life. From the weekend warrior, to the professional athlete and everywhere in between, this painful condition can be debilitating. We sat down with Dr. Andrew Gerken, one of ...

What Women Need to Know about Picking the Right Shoes

Women have countless numbers of shoe styles to choose from – ranging from stilettos, pumps, wedges, flats – the list goes on and on. But walking may be difficult if your feet hurt with every step you take. Finding the perfect shoe fit and ...