A sprained ankle can be painful and debilitating, but luckily your recovery time will usually be short — especially if you take steps to protect your ankle as it heals!
Ouch! You hurt your ankle. But is it a sprain, strain, or tear? Here’s how to tell the difference between these similar tendon and ligament injuries — and how to treat them.
Playing basketball is a hugely popular pastime — and for good reason! But if you aren’t careful, you can seriously injure yourself playing the game. Learn how to keep that from happening.
Ankle sprains are some of the most common and painful orthopedic injuries. But you can prevent ankle sprains if you’re careful! Learn how.
Getting ready for a hike? Make sure you have the right shoes to support your feet and ankles.
Before you take off on the trail, follow these precautions to protect yourself from injury.
Do you have an ankle sprain or an ankle fracture? Learn how to spot the signs for each condition.
New Yorkers often take advantage of the warmer months to step up their exercise routines. Here’s how athletes can stay in top shape this summer.
Love to run? Orthopedic specialist Dr. Popovitz explains how to avoid common knee, foot, and ankle injuries.
Knick’s Kristaps Porzingis rolled his ankle to an extreme angle, making everyone watching believe that he had a serious breakage. In reality, Porzingis is well enough to walk, having only sprained his ankle. His X rays show no signs of bone damage, but an MRI may reveal some ligament damage that may take some time to […]
Sudden impacts, especially a kick to the shin with cleats that we often see in soccer, can cause tibia fractures. A shinbone fracture is a serious injury that can cause pain not only in the leg but in the knee and ankle as well. You may have a shinbone fracture if you experience any of […]
Our feet can withstand a tremendous amount of stress and pressure throughout the day. Putting your feet through too much though can cause an array of pain. Heel pain can be especially troublesome as it oftentimes makes walking difficult. These are some common syndromes involving heel pain. A stone bruise can be caused by small […]
We have been following the NY GIant’s wide receiver,Odell Beckham, and his ankle troubles for some time now. Last week, he aggravated an old ankle injury, which was almost to be expected since recurring ankle injuries are so common. However, this weekend Odell suffered a nasty fall, completely twisting his ankle leading to an immediate diagnosis of […]
Odell Beckham had to leave practice early this week after aggravating an old ankle injury. Beckham sustained an ankle sprain during the season opener in Dallas. Since healing, he’s reported pain in the area that has interfered with his performance. Because ankle sprains are such a common injury, many do not realize how vital physical […]
Denzel Perryman, linebacker for the LA Chargers, hobbled off the field Sunday after a severe ankle injury. Without any mention of a diagnosis, the Chargers announced he would need ankle surgery and will most likely be sitting out for the next 2 months. What injury may Perryman be facing? Well, ankle sprains are the most […]