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Foot and ankle pain and conditions are particularly common in athletes. In fact, half of the participants in an American Podiatric Medical Society survey reported that foot pain kept them from exercising or participating in their usual activities. If foot or ankle injuries keep you at home more often than you would like, a visit to the foot doctor may help you return to your favorite sport. The podiatrists at Lake Ridge and Stafford Foot & Ankles Centers in Lake Ridge and Stafford, VA, treat a variety of sports-related foot and ankle injuries.
What types of foot and ankle conditions are common in athletes?
Any of these conditions may make exercising or playing your favorite sport difficult:
How can a foot doctor help?
Your podiatrist can determine the source of your foot and ankle pain and offer treatments and strategies that will not only treat your current condition but help you avoid injuries in the future.
Have you been sidelined by foot or ankle pain? Schedule an appointment with podiatrists at Lake Ridge and Stafford Foot & Ankles Centers by calling (703) 491-9500 for the Lake Ridge, VA, office, or (540) 720-0700 for the Stafford, VA, office.
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