Sports Injury

When athletes suffer a foot injury, such as stress fracture or plantar fasciitis, it can be life-changing – even if it’s just for a couple of weeks or months. Sitting on the sidelines is not what got you where you are, and it can be devastating for athletes to have to take time off because of a sport-related injury….(more)

A stress fracture in your foot, ankle or shins is nothing that Little Elm residents should take lightly. If left untreated, stress fractures can increase your pain and even turn into full fractures of the bone if you don’t modify your activities, especially for athletes like runners who put a lot of additional pressure on their lower extremities by…(more)

Every year, Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry treats several Little Elm residents for stress fractures of the foot, ankle, and shins. These small cracks in the bone, despite not causing a full bone break, should never be left alone or ignored. If you do continue with your regular activities and are not seen to verify that you have a…(more)

Running is one of the most popular sports in the United States and throughout the world. According to Statista.com, more than 64 million Americans went running or jogging in 2016. That’s a whole lot of runners! Even more incredible is that on average there are over 30 thousand organized, competitive running events that occur in the United States every…(more)

If you’re a Frisco area resident with foot pain or another foot related condition, you may think that since Dr. Verville is a sports foot doctor, she only treats athletes. Think again! With over a decade’s worth of professional experience and as a podiatrist who is an active member of the American Association of Women Podiatrists, American Academy of…(more)

Nobody likes the idea of a broken bone. Not only do they hurt, but they can also limit your mobility. And with nearly 25% of your bones located in your foot, a stress fracture in your foot can make it painful or downright impossible for you to walk! Who wants that? Knowledge is power when it comes to preventing…(more)

If you’re an athlete of any kind, then you know the importance of having an overall healthy body to perform your chosen sport at your optimal level. But, regardless of your chosen sport or sports, how often have you thought of the importance of visiting a sports foot doctor? As a podiatrist in the Frisco area who has treated…(more)

Running is one of the best ways to stay in shape and enjoy the outdoors. But if you’re a daily runner, you may have started to experience a few common foot injuries that may require the attention of a foot doctor. Frisco runners should also know that problems from running may not be isolated to the feet. The ankles…(more)

Every Frisco athlete with a sprained ankle has one question in mind, “How much longer until I can play again?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer.  In fact, the answer commonly is, “It depends.” About Sprained Ankles A sprained ankle is when the ligaments surrounding the ankle bones are stretched or torn, often from playing sports, landing awkwardly on one’s…(more)

A foot or ankle injury can place you on the sidelines for weeks, or even months and no athlete wants to be out of the game for that long. But there is good news. According to Frisco podiatrist Dr. Verville, with the right preparation and training, you can avoid many common foot and ankle injuries. Read on for an explanation…(more)