Foot Health: With fall sports in full swing, don’t let those high ankle sprains sideline your athlete

By Dr. Jamie Settles Carter Special to KyForward As Fall is in full swing and winter is quickly approaching, football season and basketball season are upon us. And you can’t have sports without sports’ injuries, right? One injury, in particular, keeps athletes out for longer periods of time, and that is the high ankle sprain. Different than a common ankle sprain in that it injures a set of ligaments...

Foot Health: Children’s sports injuries should be evaluated, never ‘play through the pain’

Slight injuries can become for serious if they aren’t prompted evaluated (Willow Creek Pediatrics.com Photo)   By Dr. Sarah Voelkel KyForward columnist   This time of year children are very active in numerous sports activities and we often see many different types of sports related foot injuries. Children’s sports are very competitive and any injury can significantly impact the physical...