Five Common Foot Problems, And How To Avoid Them

Foot Problems

Keeping your feet healthy is no easy task, but it can get a little easier if you know how to prevent some common problems. Today, we discuss five foot maladies and how to prevent them. 1. Blisters Blisters are pretty common for avid runners, but they can make it painful to work out. To prevent blisters, ensure that you're wearing properly fitting running shoes, and make … [Read more...]

Dr. Silverman Answers Your Foot Questions

Doctor Questions

We had a lot of foot-related questions come in to our blog this weekend, so instead of responding to our readers individually, we thought the responses could make a good blog post. If you have a question for Dr. Silverman, submit it in the comments below, or click here! Below are some questions from our readers. Q: Five weeks ago I tripped while running and bent my foot … [Read more...]

How To Treat Ankle Stiffness

Ankle Stiffness

Have your ankles ever felt sore, swollen or tight? You were probably dealing with ankle stiffness. Stiffness in your ankles isn't actually an injury itself, it's a symptom of a larger issue. Today, we talk about some conditions that could be causing your ankle stiffness, and how to treat the problem. What's Causing My Ankle Stiffness? Many people say their ankles feel stiff … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Prevent Summer Running Injuries

Summer Running

Summer is just around the corner, and that means many Minnesotans will be exercising and training for marathons outside in warmer temperatures. Running in the summer offers less to worry about than running outside during the cold winter months, but there are still things you need to do to prevent summer running injuries. Here are five tips to keep in mind. 1. Keep Cool The … [Read more...]