Choosing athletic shoes: How to get the best fit and avoid injury

Man choosing athletic shoes

Protecting your feet is vital to living an active lifestyle. When participating in sports or other activities, choosing athletic shoes that are a good fit for the activity you’re doing is essential. Wearing improper footwear can cause discomfort or even injury.

Athletic shoes are designed with specific activities in mind.

This article discusses the different types of shoes that are most appropriate for various sports and activities and what to know and how to prepare when choosing athletic shoes.

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How to spot a potential injury

Whether you're a multi-sport athlete or a weekend warrior, injuries can happen to anyone -- and often times, with no warning. For some injuries, like sprains and strains, you can recognize and acknowledge some warning signs that you have injured or are continuing to injure yourself, which can help you to limit your activity to avoid further damage. 

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Logansport Memorial prepares for COVID-19 cases on the rise

After a quieter, less restrictive summer, COVID-19 cases are back on the rise across Indiana and the United States. With variants emerging and hospitalizations beginning to increase, Logansport Memorial has
re-evaluated its visitor restrictions policy once again to continue protecting patients and staff inside the hospital.

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Women’s health services: Why women need to see an OB/GYN

Every woman needs and deserves access to quality women’s health services, like an experienced obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) practice they can trust with their health and wellness

Gynecologists specialize in women’s reproductive health, and obstetricians deliver babies and care for women during pregnancy and postpartum. An OB/GYN is trained in both these specialties.

While some women may think they don’t need to see an OB/GYN unless they’re pregnant, the truth is, women need gynecological care throughout their lives.

In this article, we’ll touch on some of the conditions that impact your health that a specially trained women’s health services professional can help prevent, detect, and treat.

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