If the arches inside the feet have become flat and the entire sole can touch the floor while standing up, the person is suffering from a disorder known as Flatfeet. This disorder can lead to defects in the ankles and knees because flatfeet alter the body’s complete alignment. The condition is usually painless, and patients… Continue reading What are Flat Feet?
Generally, CrossFit increases injury risk due to sustained high intensity of exercise. Some problems occur in the foot and ankle due to cross-fit exercise. They are as follows: Achilles Tendon Plantar Fasciitis Sprained Ankle Lisfranc Injury Achilles Tendon The Achilles tendon is a fibrous band of tissue that links the muscles in your calf to… Continue reading What Are the Common Foot and Ankle Injuries from CrossFit?
A broken or fractured ankle is an injury to the bone. For example, you may experience a broken ankle from a twisting injury from a simple misstep or fall or from direct trauma during a car crash. An ankle joint is structured with three bones – the tibia, which forms the medial and posterior malleolus;… Continue reading What Is a Fractured Ankle?
There’s nothing fun about walking around with ankle pain. You wake up and put your feet on the ground only to notice discomfort the second you put weight on them. Ankle pain can be any kind of discomfort you feel in and around the ankle joint. It’s typically due to overuse or an injury, but… Continue reading Ankle Pain Relief in Katy, TX
Spring has Sprung! In Texas, as with the rest of the US, spring tends to a major sports season for many amateur athletes and “weekend warriors” (you know who you are). For this very reason, we generally see a rise in ankle sprain injuries walking (or hobbling) into our office. That’s not to say we… Continue reading All about About Ankle sprains!!!
I know we are all sick of hearing about it already, but currently it’s pretty much impossible to ignore that we are all stuck in our houses right now. Here at Fulshear Foot and Ankle, we remain open for patients in need of care. While we encourage patients to continue to STAY HOME for social… Continue reading QUARANTREATMENT of Foot and Ankle pain
Think you might have an ingrowing toenail? Worried about your favorite pedicure salon being closed to take care of it? You are in luck. …Not because you have an painful toenail, but we are here to help guide you on what you can do! HERE IS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW! We want to first… Continue reading Ingrowing Toenails- the good, the bad, the ugly
This blog post is dedicated to every person who has ever said “you can’t do anything for a toe fracture” While many patients and even some physicians contend this statement, this is technically a myth! While some toe fractures are way easier to care for than others, it is always a good idea to have… Continue reading I think I broke my toe!
Hey everybody, Welcome to our Spring Foot Health series on our blog! With the change of season, and with summer coming up soon, here are some ways your local Katy and Fulshear Podiatrists (Dr. Hurwitz and Dr. Amin) recommend taking care of your feet! Did somebody say spring cleaning? Spring is the perfect time to… Continue reading When should I change my shoes?
If you’ve ever watched a professional basketball game, you’d see that injuries occur pretty frequently. Foot and Ankle injuries are by far some of the most commonly injured areas by basketball players! Swift and jutting movements along with lots of running and jumping easily predispose players to injuring their legs and feet. Let’s talk about… Continue reading Most Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Basketball