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2014-05-07 23:12:01

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Foot and Ankle Program, led by Dr. Mark E. Schakel-- the only California board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon north of San Francisco-- provides a comprehensive array of treatment alternatives covering nonsurgical as well as surgical methods to overcome a patient’s pain and lost function due to an ankle injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Ankle fractures typically involve a partial or complete break in a bone and they...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

Athletes who return to their sport before they are completely healed may suffer long-term consequences ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports-related injuries are part of the game, and as athletes are becoming stronger, faster, and better conditioned, higher-energy injuries are becoming common. Foot and ankle injuries are especially concerning because they are increasing in number and severity and are often misunderstood. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

2009-09-29 18:45:54

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Laurent Robinson will likely miss the rest of the season with a broken leg and sprained ankle. Rams Coach Steve Spagnuolo said Tuesday Robinson suffered a high ankle sprain and also a fracture high on his fibula. He will pretty much be done (for the season.) Spagnuolo added Robinson will require surgery to repair the injuries. The third-year receiver had 13 receptions for 167 yards and a touchdown through three games. Robinson was injured on a running play when a...

2009-09-06 23:40:57

High school football players and wrestlers have the highest rate of severe injuries, U.S. researchers found. Researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, said males experienced a higher rate of severe injuries due to the large number of severe injuries that occurred in football and wrestling. Athletes in those sports miss on average at least 21 days of participation a year. In sports such as soccer,...

2006-08-23 14:26:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Holding an ice pack on a sprained ankle for no more than 10 minutes at a time is more effective for easing pain than icing for a longer stretch of time, researchers report. However, the either approach was effective for reducing swelling and improving joint function, the team found. Ice is one of the standard treatments for reducing pain and swelling after an ankle injury, but there is little scientific evidence for the best approach to using this...

2006-07-26 09:29:42

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple test -- basically standing on one leg with eyes closed -- can help identify whether or not an athlete is at risk of spraining an ankle, a new study shows. As many as one in five athletic injuries are due to ankle sprains, and disability from the injury can persist for up to six months, Drs. Thomas H. Trojian of the University of Connecticut Health Center in Hartford and D.B. McKeag of the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis note...


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