SUNDAY, May 12, 2019 -- When you're exercising this summer, don't forget to take care of your feet.
"Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy," said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 -- When NFL legend Frank Gifford died in 2015 at the age of 84, his family revealed that for years he'd suffered from mental issues caused by chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), tied to head trauma experienced during his years of play.
CTE was also thought to contribute to the suicide of retired NFL great Junior Seau at the age of 43.
TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 -- Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months.
Researchers point to hard heel-toe landings as one key injury risk factor. This type of landing increases vertical load rate -- the amount of force your body absorbs on impact, making you more prone to injury.