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High heels and Ankle Sprains.

Scientific News in Foot Pain (Part Seven):
The Influence of Heel Height on Frontal Plane Ankle Biomechanics: Implications for Lateral Ankle Sprains
The mechanical attributes of your shoes affect the way that you walk. The stiffness, the construction, and the position that your foot is held in within the shoe dictates the amount of motion that is required of your joints, the amount of work that each of your tendons have to do, and the amount of strain of the ligaments that help support your joints.

Chronic Ankle Pain, the sprain that won’t go away.

I’m almost done with my website,, and I’m ready to start blogging again. While I’ve been away, I’ve been thinking of ways to make these segments more useful. For the next several segments, I’m going to review some real cases that I have seen in my clinics. Now, from my perspective and that of other orthopedic and podiatric surgeons, these are not the most interesting cases.