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...s=a6c368865d04b18d6bcdca0f109a868a' }); Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, which may result in excessive stretching or tearing of one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle...

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"I Sprained My Ankle"
...Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of                     the Pittsburgh Steelers suffered this injury during the 2011 NFL season) A “sprain” occurs when there is either an abnormal stretching or actual tearing of a ligament, a fibrous tissue that connects’ bone to bone’...

Bigger Shoes: Just What the Doctor Ordered
...  It could also have to do with a lack of support leading to stretching of the ligaments that support the foot...

“Strug”gling Through an Ankle Injury
...  Sprains are given grades 1, 2, and 3, increasing in pain and swelling along with ligament injury from stretching to complete rupture...

Are Cramps “Cramping” Your Sleep Style?
...  It usually just involves slow and steady stretching or massaging of the cramping muscle...

Put your best foot forward - with these New Year’s Resolutions.
...If this was one of your resolutions, don’t forget to add stretching to the mix...

Plantar Fasciitis in Athletes and Even YOU
...Conservative treatments include icing and stretching the plantar fascia...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Each subsequent sprain leads to further weakening (or stretching) of the ligaments, resulting in greater instability and the likelihood of developing additional problems in the ankle...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...

Lisfranc Injuries
...Therefore, when they are weakened through a sprain (a stretching of the ligament), patients experience instability of the joint in the middle of the foot...

Pediatric Flatfoot
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...

 



 




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