Football is a contact sport that involves stopping abruptly, sprinting and hitting, so getting hurt is inevitable. On a more positive note, there are many things that can be done to reduce the risk of injury. Here are some of the most common football injuries and prevention tips to keep you in the game.
Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. Approximately 10% of people will suffer from this condition during their lifetime. Runners and people who are on their feet every day all day are at a greater risk. The good news is that plantar fasciitis can usually be treated with home remedies. The key is in catching it early. If you notice your heel pain during the first few steps after getting out of bed in the morning, chances are high that you have plantar fasciitis.
Perimeter Orthopaedics is the only practice in North Atlanta that offers true 3D weight bearing CT imaging of the foot and ankle. PedCAT scans allow Dr. Spiegl to view his patient's foot and ankle abnormalities in their normal standing position, providing for a more accurate analysis.
Even though Atlanta lacks a major league hockey team, plenty of locals still love the sport. So here’s a few tips to help you prevent injuries and stay in the game courtesy of Pro Stock Hockey.
Lipogems is a cutting-edge technology that uses the natural and powerful reparative capability of your very own fat tissue. Fat tissue from one’s own body can be removed and injected into specific painful areas like the knees, shoulders and ankles. The fat tissue is used to repair damaged tissue providing cushion and structural support that enhance the body’s natural healing process.