How to Prevent Foot Injuries

Muscle and Fitness—June 10, 2016

Muscle and Fitness writer Kristin Mahoney writes an article about common mistakes that cause foot injuries. For example, John G. Kennedy, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, explains in the article that, "Each day about 27,000 ankle sprains occur in the U.S.; half of those will end up injuring cartilage, and at least 25% will injure tendons or other soft tissue."

Dr. Kennedy adds that in order for individuals to be more grounded they may need to work on their functional stability since "strong muscles and tendons can prevent your ankle from rolling over."

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