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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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Tendinitis in Your Feet

  Tendinitis of the foot and ankle is staggeringly common because of the amount of muscles and tendons acting on the foot and ankle. There are numerous bones and joints in the lower extremity, all of which act like ropes and pulleys by the tendons in the...

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Ski Boot Top Fractures

  One of the worst ski injuries that can occur to the lower extremity is the ski boot top fracture. Historically, these were in the realm of podiatric foot and ankle surgeons, however with advances in ski boot technology and stiffer designs, these often end up...

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