The foot and ankle work together to provide support and mobility. All types of athletes are at risk of sustaining foot or ankle injuries or developing an ongoing condition. Injuries to the foot or ankle while being active are common. Learn more about the symptoms, risks, and treatments for common foot and ankle sports injuries below.

Heel spur syndrome and insertional Achilles tendonitis are two painful conditions that can be linked to the formation of bones spurs at different locations on the foot.

Turf toe can occur gradually over time due to overuse. It can also develop suddenly from an acute injury.
An ignored turf toe injury may result in a challenging repair and the likelihood of excessive swelling and extended inflexibility.
Runners and athletes with plantar fasciitis may notice heel pain that gets progressively worse during a workout. Left untreated over weeks or months, the pain may become worse or more frequent, interrupting daily activities.