This is a library of every article written by a FAANT doctor or staff in the last few years. The collection is quite extensive and there are some overlapping articles, but basically this is everything you ever wanted to know about your feet and ankles! Throw in some running and triathlon advice mixed in with all about shoes and socks; and you have a FAANT lasagna of articles. Enjoy!

PS. If you want more content, send us an email and we will blog or write about it.

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  • Heel Pain Slowing Your Runs? Why do so many runners suffer from heel pain? Shoe technology has advanced remarkably in the last 20 years, but chronic plantar fasciitis has not subsided!
  • Painful Corns on Your Toes? Got painful corns on your toes? Corns: such a simple name for a relatively complex problem. Corns can be very painful and are caused by several foot ailments.
  • Got the Ball of Foot Pain Blues? Got the ball of foot pain blues? Pain under the ball the foot is known as "Metatarsalgia" in the podiatry world.
  • Got Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness? It's the day after the marathon. You get out of bed feeling like you should have gotten the license plate of the truck that just ran over you. You find you can walk small steps but notice you can go upstairs but downstairs is nearly impossible.Does this sound familiar? I think every runner who races has felt this pain I'm describing at one time or another. It could be after a marathon, a PR in the 5K or just an extra hard track workout. Why is this? What did you do wrong? How could you have done differently so this post-race soreness wasn't so acute? Or is this the price you pay for a fast time? Let's explore delayed onset muscle soreness.
  • Simple Tips to Preserve Diabetic Foot Health The most common reason diabetics are hospitalized in the United States is foot infections. I know that's hard to believe, but true. Diabetes can be dangerous and devastating to your feet. Here are some simple tips to preserve diabetic foot health.
  • Winter Court Sports Can Equal Foot and Ankle Pain! With the pounding and movements that feet, ankles and the Achilles and other tendons around the ankle endure, court sports such as basketball, racquetball and tennis present unique problems for athletes, whether they're a professional athlete or weekend warriors.
  • Wobbly Ankles? There is Hope For Chronic Instability Ever notice that you seem to sprain your ankles multiple times a year? Afraid to walk on uneven surfaces because you know that will result in pain or a sprained ankle?
  • Goal Setting Motivates Your Training Success A very smart person once said that a goal not written down is just a mere wish. I passionately believe this is true and have proven the power behind written goals in many aspects of my personal and professional life.
  • Surviving Injuries With A Twist! Let's face it, there will be a day when you get injured. Just like the fact that there are 2 kinds of cyclists: those who have fallen and those that will fall!
  • Got Heel Pain? Heel pain is the most common complaint podiatrist see in our offices. The pain is greatest usually when you get up in the morning, but continues to worsen over time, until it hurts with every step you take and can even ache at night when resting.
  • Does Every Runner Need Foot Orthotics? The foot is a very complex structure which when functioning optimally supports and balances the weight of the entire body. Walking alone puts up to 1.5 times one's body weight on the foot.
  • Knee Pain Slowing Your Run to A Crawl? What is Patellofemoral syndrome? Patellofemoral pain a.k.a. chondramalacia patella is the most common running-related knee problem.

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