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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...

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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...

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Custom Orthotic vs. OTC

  These days many drugstores, shoe store or sporting goods retailers have shelves full of orthotics claiming to cure your foot problems.  Some stores even have machines to “measure” your feet claiming to give you a “custom” fit.  Specialty stores with celebrity...

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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...

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Nordic Skiing Injuries

  As an avid downhill skier and even a regular backcountry or touring skier, I don’t personally give enough love to the sport of cross-country or Nordic skiing. In general, this is because I really like to go fast, so cross country skiing has not been something I...

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Ski Boot Widths

  At Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle, we see people with ski boot problems almost every day, especially during the winter season. Thankfully, the ski boot industry continues to improve their technology and we skiers are fortunate to have better fitting, more...

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