This blog is an up-to-the-minute guide on news relating to diagnosing, avoiding and treating common foot and ankle ailments. The doctors at Foot and Ankle Associates of North Texas wants you to have the most accurate, up-to-date information regarding foot and ankle ailments. Think of us as part of your family in Grapevine, Texas giving you useful and accurate advice on how to deal with common foot and ankle problems. Want more content, contact us and ask a question! We are happy to be your "Dear Abby" for foot problems!
Steve Smith Tears Achilles Tendon Likely Ending His Career
During a game, Smith felt a pop in his Achilles tendon. He went down and it was later confirmed he would be pout for the year with a torn Achilles tendon. Smith announced earlier this year that he would be retiring after the end of this season so this injury likely will end his career.
Avoid Slipping and Falling on Winter Ice and Snow!
Winter has decided to visit North Texas today. Two inches of ice covered by snow, and just in time for the Super Bowl. Time to think about trying to prevent slip and fall injuries. Lots of people fall on ice and snow every year-without serious injury. Not so fortunate were some 16,000 Americans who die each year from falls, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
People in North Texas hardly ever think about falling on ice and snow, but serious injuries can occur. If you are a klutz or are planning to spend a lot of time in the cold; following these guidelines may help protect you from serious injury this winter. If you do happen to fall and sprain your ankle or foot, call the office. Help is just a phone call away! And remember, just because you can walk on it doesn’t mean it is not broken.