Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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March Articles 2014
...Basketball, tennis or and gymnastics are activities where stress fractures occur more frequently...

Stress Fracture Barely Affects MLB Player
...Stress fractures are especially common among: -athletes (gymnasts, tennis players, basketball players) -runners/joggers -osteoporosis patients -those who engage in high-intensity workouts Stress Fracture Symptoms Pain from the fractures occur in the area of the fractures, and can be either constant or periodic...

July Articles 2015
...Individuals who run, play tennis or basketball, or practice gymnastics tend to experience these fractures more frequently...

Dancing With the Stars Champion Rumer Willis Sustains Stress Fracture
...Stress factors are most common among: -runners                                   -people affected with Osteoporosis -play tennis or basketball -gymnastics -high impact workouts Symptoms Pain from the fractures occur in the area of the fractures, and can be constant or intermittent...

4 Gifts for Happy Feet
... Fitting at a Sports Shoe Store: If you run, play tennis or basketball or another sport, a professional fitting at a specialty sports shoe store will ensure shoes that fit your sport and your feet...

Osteoporosis and Your Feet
...This can be as simple as walking or a sport such as tennis, or even leisure activities like dancing...

Treating Sesamoid Injuries
...At New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, we find risk factors that make patients more likely to injure the sesamoids include: Participating in sports and activities that put significant pressure or impact on the big toe and forefoot, such as ballet, football, running, basketball and tennis Having high arches Frequently wearing high heeled shoes There are several types of injuries that can occur to the sesamoids and the bones and tendons surround them including fractures, inflammation (sesamoiditis) and Turf Toe...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...They are often associated with activities requiring increased pressure on the ball of the foot, such as running, basketball, football, golf, tennis, and ballet...

Sports Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Baseball Basketball Field Hockey Football Injuries Golf Injuries Lacrosse Rugby Running Soccer Softball Tennis Volleyball

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
Tennis involves a great deal of foot work...

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