Winter Sports Injuries: An Ounce of Prevention

By Trek Lyons MD
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Few things create more excitement than waking up on a crisp winter morning and finding that Mother Nature generously buried the mountains with a “monster dump” of snow during the night. More than equally depressing, however, is dealing with an overuse injury or sustaining a traumatic injury on such a morning. Preparation and daily planning are the pillars for preventing most such injuries in winter sports.​

If the Shoe Fits - Select the Best Shoe for You

By Dan Fey

If the shoe fits…It’s a phrase that we hear time and again throughout life. But how do we know if the shoe really fits? One of the trickiest things we are faced with is picking out running shoes. Does it look cool, is it light weight, does it allow my foot to breathe and does it feel good when I run? These are a few questions we need to address when purchasing a shoe.​

Plantar fasciitis impacts Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood's season

By Jason M Carlton
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Rodney Hood, rookie swingman for the Utah Jazz, returned to the basketball court last week, helping his team beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 94-85. But during Sunday's game against the San Antonio Spurs, Hood re-injured his foot, taking him out of gameplay yet again. Hood has missed more than a dozen games this season because of painful inflammation in his foot, a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Learn more about plantar fasciitis.