A fracture is a break in the bone, as opposed to a soft tissue injury such as a sprain or strain. A stress fracture is a tiny bone break caused by overuse, and often developing over time rather than suddenly. Injuries are the most common causes of foot and ankle fractures, especially during sports like […]

Posted on August 27, 2019


Sometimes a muscle imbalance causes a hammertoe, or a bending of the toe at the first joint. The bent toe looks like an upside-down “V”. The abnormal imbalance of muscles increases the pressure on the toe’s joints and tendons. A flexible hammertoe is still moveable at the joint and can be treated, but a rigid […]

Posted on August 26, 2019

Ankle Sprains

  An ankle or foot sprain is a soft tissue injury that occurs when an injury stretches or tears the ligaments that connect bone to bone. Many sprains happen during sports, especially basketball and football. However, you may sprain your ankle just tripping on uneven ground or stepping the wrong way off a curb. Symptoms […]

Posted on August 9, 2019