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How PRP Injections Can Speed Up the Healing of Your Sprain Nov 4th, 2022

When you sprain your ankle, the pain and inflammation are often unbearable. You're usually unable to do your usual activities while your sprain heals. But what if you could speed up the healing process to return to your everyday life? PRP injections could be just the ticket to a faster...

How Athletes Can Protect Their Feet During Activity Oct 1st, 2022

Physical activity is a great way to stay on top of your game when you're an athlete. If you're not careful, you can hurt yourself and your feet. Foot sprains and stress fractures are common injuries you can experience when you're an athlete. The Sports Medicine Associates of San Antonio...

You and Your Achilles Tendon: Here’s What You Should Know Sep 1st, 2022

When you live an active life, many parts of your body are involved in your activities. Your achilles tendon is the largest one in your body, located behind each of your legs.  Although your achilles tendon is big and strong, it’s just as prone to injury as other areas in...

A Closer Look at Our Advanced Bunion Treatments Aug 4th, 2022

When you have a bunion on your foot, the pain is often unbearable. The longer you let the bunion go, the worse it gets. The misalignment in your foot makes it difficult to enjoy your normal activities, especially when it involves wearing shoes. However, there are many modern treatments that relieve your...

At-Home Exercises to Strengthen Your Ankle Jul 6th, 2022

Whether you’re active or not, your ankles take on a lot throughout the day. They bear the brunt of most of your body weight, making them prone to injury. Over time, the wear-and-tear on this joint can lead to ankle weakness. If not addressed, this can lead to problems with...

How to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis from Returning Jun 4th, 2022

If you’re a runner or athlete, you likely use your feet a lot. This sometimes leads to an overuse injury known as plantar fasciitis. This issue causes pain in your foot, most commonly around your heel. Plantar fasciitis often clears up by itself, but can also come back with a vengeance. At Sports...

What Non-Surgical Options Do I Have for Treating My Bunions? May 8th, 2022

Bunions are a common foot deformity that cause a bony protrusion to form on the outside of your big toe. This protrusion isn’t only a cosmetic issue, it also leads to pain and difficulty walking in severe cases. You may think surgery is the only way to get rid of your...

What Causes Achilles Tendonitis and How Is It Treated? Apr 8th, 2022

When you live an active lifestyle, you likely use your achilles tendon a lot. This tendon is vital to things like running and walking, which makes it an important aspect of your body. However, this tendon may become injured, resulting in achilles tendonitis, which causes pain in your foot and ankle....

Six Tips to Help Prevent Ankle Sprains Mar 16th, 2022

We demand a lot from our ankles, even when it doesn’t seem obvious. After all, we need these delicate structures to help us stand, balance, move, and support our body weight. That means they need strength and flexibility in order to function. However, the complexity of the ankle’s structure also...