Baseball and Foot/Ankle Injuries

Baseball is the national pastime in America. From kids to adults, playing baseball is one of the most enjoyable team sports. The rapid and changing movements associated with the sport place many pressures on your feet and ankles. Inadequatestretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures.

http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1766/Baseball.html

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Golf and How It Affects Your Feet!

A large part of the attraction of golf is the time spent outdoors. During an 18-hole round of golf, the typical player walks four-to-five miles over the course of three-to-five hours. Common foot injuries and problems associated with golf are related to overdoing it, particularly if an underlying structural problem exists in your feet. 

Learn more about Golf and how it affects your feet here:
http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1857/Golf.html

Athletic Foot Care

May 2, 2014

Athletic Foot Care

Whether you are a professional athlete or play sports just for fun, the demands made on your feet and lower limbs can lead to a range of injuries, including blisters, sprained ankles, torn ligaments, shin splints, knee pain, lower back pain and other joint or muscle problems. Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete’s Foot. Your running style, quality of footwear, and even minor limb length differences can contribute to injury.

To learn more about Athletic Foot Care, visit our website at:
http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1765/AthleticFootCare.html

Pink & Blue United For A Cause 5K Walk/Run

We’ll be there, will you?

Team Angels is hosting their 6th Annual Pink and Blue United for a Cause 5K walk/run. The event begins and ends at Stony Creek Metro Park (Baypointe) on Saturday, May 17, 2014. All are encouraged to participate in this community event. So get ready to get those bodies moving for a good cause.

Net proceeds from the event will benefit all cancer patients in our community who come for healing at the Van Elslander Cancer Center and Webber Cancer Centers and their satellites.

http://www.teamangelsfoundation.org/events.html

Baby Squirrel Wears Cast For Broken Ankle

This little squirrel fell 75ft and ended up with a broken ankle, don’t worry though – she is expected to make a full recovery!

http://abcn.ws/1ja8wTp

Bunny Cookie

April 11, 2014

Bunny Cookie

Check out this really neat idea that Pillsbury came up with. We think it’s pretty cute!

Help Us Decide!

March 14, 2014

 

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Well, thanks to Kenneth Dittenber at D-24 Designs (KenDitt24@yahoo.com) for designing two amazing t-shirts for us to choose from. They are both amazing and we are having a hard time picking which one to go with!

We are asking YOU to give us your vote! Blue, or Green?

Little Green Leprechaun Footprints

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This time of year there are always sneaky little leprechauns looking for gold. So we made these Green Footprint Clue Cards to help lead them on a hunt!

Are your feet ready for Spring?

Booties

Spring is around the corner, are your feet ready?

Check out our website!

March 5, 2014

Check out our website!

We are excited to share with you our new website layout! Let us know what you think!

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www.GreatLakesFootandAnkle.com