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Sports Medicine

By Rebecca D. Stack, DPM, and Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS

High ankle sprains can be challenging with their unique recovery time and treatment options. Accordingly, these authors share insights from the literature as well as their experience to discuss evaluation, treatment and associated sequelae…

Tim Dutra, DPM

Overuse by serious runners can result in various forms of heel pain, including plantar fasciitis, calcaneal apophysitis and Achilles tendonitis. This author discusses the classification and diagnosis of heel pain due to overuse injuries, and…

Richard Bouché, DPM, FACFAS

Lesser metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) instability defines a clinical problem that presents as varied degrees of sagittal and/or transverse, and/or frontal plane instability of the “internal” toes (second, third and fourth). Pathology can vary…

Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

A navicular stress fracture can be a devastating injury for the recreational and high-level athlete. The issues often derive from difficulty in diagnosing the injury and the fact that there is no consensus on the best treatment regimen for the…

Eric Feit, DPM, FACFAS, Alona Kashanian, DPM, and Jonah Feit

With the increasing participation of children in sports, clinicians are seeing more overuse injuries in this population. Using data from their experience, these authors review the treatment of overuse injuries such as Sever’s disease, navicular…

Patrick Nunan, DPM, FACFAS

Getting runners back on the run after heel pain can be challenging at times. Accordingly, this author offers key diagnostic insights, reviews a variety of possible etiologies ranging from biomechanical causes to nerve-related heel pain, and…

Suneel Basra, DPM, FACFAS

Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries that foot and ankle specialists treat. These injuries most frequently involve the lateral ankle ligament complex.

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