This past Friday, the Columbus Dispatch published a story in support of “Falls Prevention Awareness Day” in Ohio. The article discussed ways for the senior citizen population of Columbus to prevent falls and the serious injuries and hospitalizations that can accompany them. One crucial aspect of fall prevention not directly stated in the article is […]
Month: September 2011
Understanding what Charcot Means for Your Feet!
Many diabetic patients may have heard warnings to look out for “charcot foot” but they may not know exactly what this means. Different from diabetic charcot foot is an inherited disease with another characteristic foot type called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. As a part of September’s Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease awareness month, it is critical for patients to […]
Running Tips To Keep Feet Healthy This Cross Country Season & All Year!
This is the time of year when all runners want to be in their best shape possible and stay injury free during this critical training season. With high school and college runners beginning their season and the Columbus, OH marathon coming up in October, runners of all ages need to be functioning at their peak […]
Nadal’s Rare Foot Problem Almost Lead to Golf Career!
In July, we posted a blog on international tennis champion Rafael Nadal’s troublesome heel pain he was forced to play through at this year’s Wimbledon games. In Nadal’s new memoir titled “Rafa” he discussed another foot problem that has worried him throughout his career and in 2005. The pain caused by the problem was so […]