The average runner takes between 150-170 steps per minute of running. For a marathoner, this translates to nearly 40,000 steps just to complete a single marathon. This why maintaining healthy feet can be the key to recovering from and preparing for, marathon. Your greatest resource for keeping your feet healthy is your local podiatrist. Here are three procedures your podiatrist can give you to help keep your feet healthy for next marathon:
13 June 2017
A routine ankle fracture in a diabetic patient can result in losing a limb. When you are a diabetic, this injury put you at risks for complications. These complications include infection, fracture displacement, neuropathic arthropathy, and your wound takes longer to heal. Diabetes affects your entire body because blood flows to every part of your body. In 2012, around 29.1 million Americans had diabetes. Read on to find out how to treat a diabetic patient for a displaced ankle fracture.
15 March 2017
Whether you're on your feet for extended periods of time at work or you are an athlete that does a lot of running, heel pain can be very frustrating and uncomfortable to live with. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to help alleviate heel pain so you can get back to your everyday activities in a timely manner. If you're suffering from heel pain, use the following tips to alleviate the discomfort:
1 March 2017