Many ailments, activities, and injuries can lead to ankle pain in athletes. Ankle pain can be mild like discomfort or a sprain, or it can be something more debilitating and chronic such as arthritis or a break. For athletes, ankle pain can take them out of the game or put them at an increased risk…

Foot function has long been considered to predispose individuals to musculoskeletal injury.  Specifically, foot pronation (flat feet) has been associated with conditions such as plantar fasciitis, Patellar tendonitis, and Achilles tendinopathy. Away from the ankle, foot pronation may also play a role in the of medial tibial stress syndrome (shin splints) and patellofemoral pain syndrome. Anatomy of…

Ankle injuries are very common. One out of three clients I work with reports having an ankle sprain in their lifetime. When I’m working with anyone with an history of ankle pain or ankle sprains, I’m working on getting them back to their previous activity level. Whether you’re a high school football all-star or a…