Austin Foot & Ankle Sports Injury Blogs

Read the Austin Foot & Ankle Specialists' blog to learn more about sports injuries in the feet and ankles, including common conditions, treatment options, and even things you can do at home to prevent or relieve discomfort.

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  • Top 5 Cringe-Worthy Sports Injuries from the Past 20 Years Professional athletes may receive large sums of money to play their favorite sports, but there are still downsides to these occupations as well – including significant injury risk. Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists look at some of the more cringe-worthy sports injuries.
  • Your Ultimate Running Playlist The popularity of running in Austin is undisputed, so the leaders in podiatric care—Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists—have compiled the ultimate running playlist.
  • Common Kids’ Sports Injuries Children aren’t always the most forthcoming about admitting they’re hurt. As such, you need to keep your eye out for common kids’ sports injuries!
  • How Orthotics Improve Athletic Performance Can custom orthotics really improve athletic performance? You bet! Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists explains how orthotics help you perform your best.
  • Proper Warm Up is Key One easy way to prevent injuries is to warm up prior to activities. Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists tells how to prepare properly.
  • Transitioning from Treadmill to Trails Many people train on a treadmill, then realize outdoor running is totally different! Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists shares tips to make the transition.
  • Should You Apply Ice or Heat to an Injury? Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists ends the confusion over whether you should apply ice or heat to an injury.
  • Fixing Metatarsal Fractures When metatarsal bones in the midfoot crack or break, visit Austin Foot & Ankle Specialists for fast, effective treatment options.
  • Dealing with Heel Pain for Runners Whether you run for heart health, personal enjoyment, or both, don’t let heel pain be an obstacle!
  • Exercises for Strong Feet Don’t ignore foot fitness! Stretches and exercises keep feet strong and healthy, helping you minimize pain and prevent injury.