Category: Running and Your Feet

A Pain in the Heel

At one time or another, most adults will experience some sort of heel pain. In our experience here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, the majority of our patients with heel pain are suffering from plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the ligament that runs from the base […]

Top 4 Tips for Avoiding Injuries for Runners

The weather on Monday, April 16 was horrendous for running the Boston Marathon – cold, wet, and windy. But with the torrential rains came an end to a long drought for the United States, which hadn’t had a winner on the women’s side in 33 years. Congratulations to top woman finisher Desi Linden! To add […]

New to Running? 4 Injuries to Watch Out For

It’s resolution time – again! How did we find ourselves in January, once again, resolving to act nicer, stick to a budget, eat healthier, lose weight, etc., etc.? New Year’s resolutions often revolve around ways to be healthier, and one of the best ones you can stick to is to exercise more. If you’ve resolved […]

5 Common Running Injuries and How to Deal with Them

If you’re a runner, no doubt you’ve become pretty familiar with having regular aches and pains in various parts of your body. Lifting yourself out of a chair after a long run? – Ouch! Climbing the stairs post-race? – Puh-lease! Muscle soreness is expected. But if pain and soreness linger in your feet or ankles, […]

5 Superfoods to Help Your Running Game

Running (or jogging) takes up a lot of energy. It’s important to make sure that when you run, your body is properly nourished so that you don’t do more harm than good. Here is a list of the top 5 superfoods that will keep you running strong. Salmon (wild) – We know this fish is […]

Top 4 Surfaces to Run On

Running is something you can do anywhere – on a treadmill, on the road, up some steps, down a hill, etc. – but in case you were wondering, here is a list of the best surfaces to run on. The better surfaces protect your joints (ankles and knees) and absorb some of the shock of […]

Are You Running Efficiently?

Running is a great way to exercise, lose weight, or relieve some stress. Some people run twice a week, and others run every day. Whatever your running routine is, everyone can benefit from knowing that good running comes from good form. If you’re not running properly, you may be expending more energy than necessary (making […]

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