Sprained Ankle vs. Broken Ankle: What Are the Differences?
A sprained ankle and a broken ankle can result from twisting and rolling the ankle. While both conditions cause ankle pain and instability, a broken ankle is a more serious injury that requires different treatment compared to a sprained ankle.
Stress Fractures: Causes, Risks, and Treatment Options
Stress fractures occur from tiny cracks in the bones from repetitive activity, referred to as cumulative trauma. Usually, stress fractures occur in the tibial and metatarsal bones (see diagrams below), but they can occur in any weight-bearing bones.
MLS athletes with fifth metatarsal fractures have high rate of return to sport
Major League Soccer athletes who sustain a sports-related fifth metatarsal fracture return to sport at a high rate with low risk for refracture, according to a recent report.
8 of the best running shoes for shin splints 2021
Shin splints cause pain at the front of the lower leg, which may occur during or after exercise. Runners with shin splints should opt for shoes that adequately cushion and support their feet.
Achilles injuries skyrocket as America returns to normal
During June of 2021, as many Americans started spending more time outside, physicians at Michigan Medicine diagnosed more Achilles ruptures than they did in all of 2020.