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A New Coronavirus Symptom Emerges: COVID Toes

A New Coronavirus Symptom Emerges: COVID Toes

As COVID-19 continues its global sweep, new information about this pandemic continues to be discovered. The symptoms commonly attributed to COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills (sometimes strong enough to cause shaking), muscle pain, headache, and a sore throat. But it’s becoming more and more apparent that many of those who are hosting the COVID-19 virus remain completely asymptomatic. And asymptomatic COVID-19 hosts can be read more »

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Six Ways to Stay Safe Running During the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Six Ways to Stay Safe Running During the Coronavirus Pandemic.

As you know, Corona Virus is an ever-changing situation. To get the most up-to-date information, please refer to these resources: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). As the coronavirus continues to spread across our country (and the world), many running races and other large events have been postponed or canceled. But since read more »

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To surgically fix or not to fix a Jones Fracture. That is the question!

To surgically fix or not to fix a Jones Fracture. That is the question!

What is a Jones Fracture? The fifth metatarsal is a bone on the outside portion of your foot that has a natural bony protuberance called the styloid process. The styloid process is important area where soft tissues attach, like the peroneus brevis tendon and the lateral band of the plantar fascia. There are multiple types of fifth metatarsal fractures that can read more »

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