Plantar Fasciitis and Other Common Running Injuries

Plantar Fasciitis

Running is a deceptively simple activity that can be a great way to get your daily exercise, but it also comes with the risk of serious injury, especially when basic requirements such as proper footwear and warming up before the run are neglected.

 Some of the most common injuries incurred while running include the following:

A great way to avoid these types of injuries is with proper stretching and by wearing properly-fitted shoes that are appropriate for the activity.

See your podiatrist if your foot pain and discomfort are still evident after several days of rest, icing, and immobilization. Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX, is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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