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Senators Erik Karlsson's Sliced Achilles: How Bad of an Injury Is It Really?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

A sliced Achilles tendon is something that one would expect to see in a horror movie, not on an ice skating rink. Unfortunately for Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, his Achilles was cut by the blade of a skate while being hit against the boards.

Spare Your Feet From The 'Summer Spread'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style

Working in the concrete jungle of New York City for over five years, I've established a steady rhythm when running to the bus or chasing down a taxi. ...

Coaches Beware... Flat Feet Can Affect Your Players Balance

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 07.15.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

In my practice the first thing that I determine when I'm evaluating a player is what their feet are doing when they hit the ground. If the player's foot is flat it can lead to balance problems.

It All Starts From the Ground Up!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

The feet are the first thing that hit the ground and without balanced feet a player's mechanics can be affected.

Balanced Feet Equals Power and Positive Outcomes in All Sports!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

When coaches evaluate and break down players during practices and showcases they look to see how balanced they are and if the balls of their feet are on the ground.

Get in Athletic Position... Balls on the Ground!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.13.2011 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Get in an athletic position! Get the balls of your feet on the ground! That is the cry infielders and outfielders should hear from their coaches when playing defense. In order to get into an athletic position you have to be able to move your feet quickly.

The Barefoot Alternative: Vibram Five Fingers Shoes

Tim Ferriss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tim Ferriss

In the concrete jungle, glass and other dangers make going Bushman a roll of the dice at best. Tetanus or a trip to the ER? I'll pass. I will however, wear my Vibram five fingers shoes.

"Oh My God! I Have My Parents' Feet..."

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

The good news is that even if you have developed foot problems throughout your life, there are many solutions to make them feel better.