Tag Archives: Foot

Foot Position Prior To Contact Influences Risk Of Sprained Ankle

According to a study, how the foot is positioned prior to ground contact when walking or running could increase risk of sprained ankle, otherwise known as a twisted ankle.[1] The results of the research found that people who have a history of repetitive ankle sprain demonstrated lower clearance heights between their feet and the floor… Read More »

The Burning Question: Who Will Foot the Bill for America’s Increasing Burn-Care Costs?

By CELIA BELT  Each year in the United States, half a million Americans will be treated for burns so severe as to require hospitalization. The “survivors”—including more than three hundred children each day and a drastically increasing number of U.S. military members since the turn of the millennium—can be expected to undergo arduous, agonizing surgeries and… Read More »