Flip flops are great to slip into, but not necessarily the best choice for footwear. Wearing flip flops during extended periods of walking can cause foot pain and injuries beyond the basic stubbed toe or sunburn.
I discovered that I had a talent for running in high school and loved running competitively, but due to a joint condition, I always had a lot of ankle pain. After years of unsuccessful treatments…
Anterior Tibialis Tendonitis – a condition not very well known, but one that can have lasting affects if not properly diagnosed and treated.
“Unlike in adults, the consequences of overuse injury in the pediatric and adolescent athletes are far more serious because the growing bones are vulnerable to stress,” states Dr. Justin Roth, pediatric orthopedist at The Center.
Both females and males are susceptible to problems with their muscles, bones, and joints, but there are certain injuries and conditions that tend to affect women more often than men.