Pes Cavus

Pes Cavus

Roughly 90% of all feet are flat to some degree. Phrased another way, most people overpronate to some degree. These feet are more prone to problems of hypermobility; they will develop bunions and hammertoes more regularly and have more pain in the posterior tibial...
Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

One of the more common traumatic injuries that presents to our offices at Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle, and emergency rooms nationwide, is the ankle sprain. An estimated three million ankle sprains occur in the United States every year, which is enough for one out of...
Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

One of the more common foot and ankle fractures is that of the fifth metatarsal. The metatarsals are the bones which make up the majority of the foot and, as such, bear a lot of force from normal use. The fifth metatarsal is the bone directly behind the pinky toe and...
Lace Bite

Lace Bite

When it comes to hockey, I have two thoughts immediately:  1. I’m always jealous of those who grew up playing ice hockey and 2. I never envy ice skaters’ feet. I grew up in a town with a big high school, but not big enough to have a hockey rink, so we never had a...