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We know how important it is for our patients to be able to live active, healthy lives. It’s as true for us as it is for you—Dr. Leibovitz is an avid mountain biker (once upon a time, he even competed—or tried to—in road and track racing) and loves flying power kites.
Unfortunately, activity can lead to foot pain, and that in turn can keep you from staying active and reaching your personal goals—whether that’s weight loss, yoga, training for a race, or just being able to enjoy a game of tennis or a romp through the yard with kids or grandkids.
Dr. Jeffrie Leibovitz and his team are dedicated to providing the highest quality sports medicine for your feet and ankles. Whether you’re struggling with an overuse issue or a traumatic injury, we can help.
The vast majority of sports injuries or sports-related conditions of the feet and ankles—perhaps 90 percent—can be attributed to overuse. Repetitive, high-impact exercise involving running, jumping, cutting, and other activities gradually overstrain joints, ligaments, tendons, and even bones. At the same time, repetitive friction (say from a toe rubbing against the inside of a shoe) or poor hygiene (including re-using damp footwear) can also lead to issues.
Some of the most common sports overuse conditions of the feet and ankles may include: