Adler Footcare Blog

New Study Confirms High-Heels Cause Damage to the Foot and Ankle

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

High-heel shoes seem to be a necessary evil for women. They are necessary because women like the way they look, they tend to dress up an outfit, and accordingly to the fashion magazines each season, they are always on trend in some form. High-heels are an evil because of the foot and ankle problems they cause, briefly explained in the excerpt below.

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Topics: News, Ankle Pain, Injuries

4th of July Foot and Ankle Injuries You Haven’t Thought About

Posted by Jeffrey L. Adler, DPM

Jul 4, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Everyone loves a good picnic, day at the beach, or fireworks display to honor our nation on Independence Day. When you think of 4th of July celebrations, foot and ankle injuries probably aren’t what immediately come to mind; however preventing them should be something you’re aware of as you put on your red, white, and blue and prepare for a fun, safe holiday.

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Topics: foot problems, Ankle Pain, Injuries

3 Signs Runners With Foot and Ankle Problems Should See a Podiatrist

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 30, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you’re a runner, you’re bound to “run into” some foot and ankle problems. Sometimes, these can be easily treated on your own at home. Other times, it’s crucial that you see a podiatrist so your issue or injury doesn’t get any worse. If it’s bad enough, you’ll know, but when you’re unsure, there are some noticeable signs that will show up fairly quickly.

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Topics: foot problems, Ankle Pain, Running

5 Most Troublesome Running-Related Foot and Ankle Injuries

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you like to run, it doesn’t matter if you have all the best gear and practice every safety precaution you can – at some point, you’ll probably experience foot and ankle injuries related to running. There are many preventative measures you can take, and signs you can learn to recognize, but some injuries can be more troublesome than others. If you’re experiencing chronic foot, ankle or body pain, it could be related to one of the running injuries below.

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Topics: foot problems, Ankle Pain, Running

Side Step Foot and Ankle Problems: Guide to Running Surfaces

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Knowing the pros and cons of different types of running surfaces can help you get a leg up on the best type of running surface for you, especially if you’ve had running injuries that still cause foot pain or you want to prevent foot and ankle problems.

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Topics: foot problems, Ankle Pain, Running

How to Help a Child Who is Experiencing Severe Foot and Ankle Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 17, 2015 3:55:41 PM

When your child is sick you will do anything to make him feel better. Usually a bowl of chicken noodle soup, a day spent watching movies in his pajamas, and some good old fashioned cuddles will do the trick. But when he has a physical limitation that seems to be getting worse – not better – in his short 6 years of life, you become desperate to find a solution.

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Topics: foot pain, HyProCure, Ankle Pain

Beware of Baseball Injuries Causing Foot and Ankle Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 11, 2015 3:30:00 PM

Get out your Cracker Jacks, oil up your glove, and practice your swing – it’s baseball season! Whether you’re a player, coach, team Mom, or just an avid fan practicing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” it’s important to be aware of potential injuries that are common among baseball players and what to do about them – especially when it involves foot and ankle pain.

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Topics: foot pain, Ankle Pain

Why Am I Experiencing Ankle Pain Without Injury to My Leg or Foot?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Mar 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM

You’ve been experiencing ankle pain on and off for the last few years. It creeps its way into your life at the most inopportune times, like when you’re making an important business presentation in your ultra-professional black heels; jogging through the park in your well-worn tennis shoes miles from your car; or spending the day walking the mall and shopping with your best friend. You can’t think of a time when you’ve hurt your foot or ankle, so why are you experiencing ankle pain without injury to the lower extremities of your body?

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Topics: HyProCure, Ankle Pain

10 FAQs to Help You Understand a New Procedure for Foot and Ankle Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Feb 11, 2015 12:35:17 PM

Ankle arthroscopy is a procedure that’s been used by the orthopedic community for a while, and now Adler Footcare is excited to begin using the procedure to help people suffering from problems causing foot and ankle pain. Quickly learn how it works and how you can benefit from it in the frequently asked questions below.

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Topics: foot pain, Ankle Pain

The 411 on Ankle Injuries & What to Do About Them

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jan 21, 2015 1:45:47 PM

A hiker stumbles over a rock on the path. A mom trips over a toy car in the family room. A twenty-something is out on the town in heels that are a tad too high. A boy jumps off the jungle gym on the playground at recess and lands awkwardly. You trip over a raised part of the sidewalk and your friend jokes, “Have a nice trip? See you next fall!” (You laugh but actually your ankle really hurts now!). It doesn’t matter how young or old or how coordinated or clumsy you are. Because we’re human we’re all at risk for ankle injuries.

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, Ankle Pain