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  • DR. MARK HARDY, PODIATRIST STATES THAT LISFRANK INJURIES ARE EASY TO MISS AND HARD TO GET OVER

PODIATRIST DR. MARK HARDY STATES "THAT ELITE ATHLETES LIKE NFL QUARTERBACK MATT SCHAUB AND WIDE RECEIVER SANTONIO HOLMES HAD PRODUCTIVE SEASONS ENDED BY THE LITTLE-KNOWN AND OFTEN OVERLOOKED LISFRANC INJURY, A SERIOUS FOOT INJURY THAT FEW HAVE HEARD OF AND NO ONE WANTS.  RELATIVELY UNCOMMON, FOUND IN ONLY 1 OF EVERY 55,000-60,000 PEOPLE ANNUALLY, LISFRANC INJURIES ONLY OCCUR IN THE MIDFOOT - WHERE THE LONG BONES LEADING  UP TO THE TOES (METATARSALS) CONECT TO THE BONES OF THE ARCH (TARSALS).  THE LISFRANC COMPLEX IS A CRITICAL JOINT IN PROPULSION DIRING WALKING AND RUNNING.  UNFORTUNATELY, INJURIES THAT ARE EASILY OVERLOOKED.  AS MANY  AS 30%  INJURIES ARE MISSED AT INITIAL DIAGNOSIS BY PROVIDERS WHO ARE NOT FOOT SPECIALISTS. THE LONG TER EFFECTS CAN BE DEBILITATING AND CAN RESULT IN LONG-TERM COMPLICATIONS LIKE CHRONIC PAIN, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND EVEN FOOT DEFORMITIES."

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. JOHN A. HARDY, OWNER OF ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS.

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