Injury Resource Center

iWalk has the rundown on many common lower leg injuries to help you stay informed and get you walking (on two feet) as quickly and painlessly as possible! Remember, this information is provided for educational purposes only. Always consult a medical professional to diagnose and create an appropriate rehabilitation plan for you and your injury!

plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a tendinitis that affects the plantar aponeurosis, which is the connective tissue that extends from the heel to toes. This tissue is critical to mobility, as it supports the arch of your foot. Just in case that…

Plantar Fasciitis

Lis Franc Injury

Lisfranc Injury

It is an injury to the mid foot and is classified as a Lisfranc injury when the bones or ligaments that support the mid foot, or the arch of the foot, are broken or torn. A mid foot break or tear is especially important to diagnose, because it will …

Lisfranc Injury

ankle sprain

Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain occurs when the ankle twists unnaturally while walking, jumping, or running. This twist causes damage to either the Calcaneofibular ligamentor the Anterior talofibular ligament of the ankle, resulting in pain and …

Ankle Sprain

torn achilles tendon

Torn Achilles Tendon

Considering the distinctive popping sound and the immediate, shooting pain associated with an Achilles rupture or tear, the ability of the Achilles tendon to destroy a person’s most basic physical abilities hasn’t changed at all. If you are suffering …

Achilles Tendon

foot fracture

Foot Fractures

Foot fractures occur when one or more bones of the foot break or crack as a result of either a sudden trauma or from chronic overuse. No matter how the injury is caused, a foot fracture is a nasty injury, but with knowledge about what type of fracture …

Foot Fracture

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