Month: October 2015

Relieve Painful Haglund’s Deformity

You may notice a bump on your heel or on a family member’s heel. Haglund’s deformity is a bony enlargement that can form at the back of the heel bone where the Achilles tendon is located. This bump is sometimes called “pump bump” because it often appears in women who wear pump-type shoes. Shoes like […]

Don’t Suffer with the Pain of Turf Toe

Turf toe is an appropriate name for an injury that often occurs on artificial turf in football stadiums. Sometimes when an athlete is pushing off the ground with his toes during sports like soccer, football, wrestling, basketball and gymnastics, the ligaments around the big toe are sprained. Dancers can similarly injure their feet when they […]