Foot and ankle problems can have a severe impact on your activity levels, and if you’re an athlete, trouble with your feet affects your game. With convenient locations in Grapevine and Keller, Texas, our team of board-certified sports medicine podiatrists help you heal from sports injuries, overuse issues, and other conditions that hinder your performance. To find out how we can help you, call Alliance Foot & Ankle Specialists today or book an appointment online.

Grapevine sports medicine podiatristsWhy Are Sports So Hard on Your Feet?

Running, biking, hiking, and tennis all improve your fitness and keep you active, but they have another thing in common: each of these activities impacts your feet and ankles.

In each of your feet, you have 26 bones, 19 muscles, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and a lot of tendons. With every step you take, the weight of your body puts stress on the foot and ankle, and when it comes to running, jumping, and quick turns, this stress increases exponentially.

Even with experience and proper warm-ups, sports injuries can occur, causing pain and mobility issues in your feet and ankles.