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What Causes Common Heel Pain in Children?

Most children—especially child athletes—will complain of heel pain at some point in their development. This may be an inflammatory condition called Sever’s Disease. Dr. Cindy…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 29th, 2021 21 plays 0  

48: Recovering from a Sprained Ankle

Everyone has sprained an ankle at least once. They’re painful and recovery can take a long time. Producer Mitch rolled his ankle just before his very first 5k. We brought in sports medicine…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 9th, 2020 21 plays 0  

Ice or Heat for a Sprained Ankle?

You’ve sprained your ankle. It hurts and is swollen and needs some relief. Are you supposed to put it on ice or apply heat? On this Health Minute, Dr. Emily Harold, sports medicine physician at…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 24th, 2017 97 plays 0  

Listener Question: My Arch Hurts After Just Three Miles of Walking

This week’s Scope listener question is about acute arch pain when walking long distances. The pain usually goes away by the next day, but the pain stops long walks and makes hikes short.…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 4th, 2016 260 plays 0  

What to Do About Your Child’s Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail can cause a lot of pain, especially in children. There are different causes for an ingrown toenail, but the most common are tight shoes. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells you…

From  HSC Webmaster on May 9th, 2016 2,997 plays 0  

High Heels' Damage to the Human Foot

Men and women have been wearing elevated shoes for thousands of years. Back in ancient Egypt, wearing high heels was an indication of upper class status. Now, high heels are a part of fashion. But…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 6th, 2016 95 plays 0  

My Ankle is Sprained—But is it Fractured, Too?

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in the United States. Sometimes they go hand-in-hand with a fracture. So how can you tell if your ankle is sprained and fractured? Dr. Tom Miller talks to…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 9th, 2015 5,267 plays 0  

Chronic Foot Pain? It Could Be This Common Condition

Do you experience foot pain early in the morning or when you’ve spent a lot of time on your feet during the day? It could be what’s called plantar fasciitis. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Alexej…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 29th, 2015 835 plays 0  

An Active Lifestyle Could Lead to Ankle Arthritis

Unlike knee and hip arthritis, ankle arthritis usually surfaces in patients who are much younger and often lead very active lives. In this podcast, Dr. Tom Miller talks to specialist Dr. Alexej Barg…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 15th, 2015 125 plays 0