What is Hammertoe and Mallot Toe

March 8, 2018

Hammertoe Mallet toe and hammertoe are foot malformations that transpire due to an irregularity in the muscles, ligaments or tendons that usually hold the toe straight. The type of footwear you wear, foot structure, injury and particular disease processes can contribute to the growth of these deformities. A hammertoe has an unusual bend in the middle joint of a toe. Mallet toe affects the joint nearest the toenail. Hammertoe and…


Understanding Ankle Sprains

n distorsione alla caviglia traspare quando uno dei legamenti viene strappato alla caviglia. La distorsione della caviglia più comune si verifica sulla porzione laterale o esterna della caviglia
June 23, 2017

An ankle sprain transpires when one of the ligaments is torn in the ankle. The most common ankle sprain occurs on the lateral or outside portion of the ankle. This is a prevalent injury for people and specifically affects individuals during a variety of types of activities. It can occur in the setting of an ankle fracture – cases in which the bone breaks. More commonly it will occur in…


What Foot & Ankle (Over or Under)Pronation

La pronazione è il movimento verso l'interno del piede mentre ruota per diffondere la forza di contatto del terreno quando stai correndo
March 31, 2017

Pronation is the inward movement of the foot as it rolls to diffuse the force of contact of the ground when you are running. The foot “rolls’ inward about 15%, comes in complete contact with the ground and can support your body weight without any issues. Pronation is essential to proper shock absorption, and it helps your push off evenly from the front of the foot. Although pronation is a…