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Foot Problems in Football

  • Pieter PRN d’HoogheEmail author

Abstract

Football has a resounding impact on the osteoarticular apparatus of the foot and that is predominantly linked with (micro)trauma. In this chapter, we aim to tackle the most common foot injuries in football along with practical aspects of the skin, footwear, alignment problems and rehabilitation. We hope that the information presented will serve as a useful tool for all athletes, coaches, physiotherapists and medical doctors in and around the football pitch and minimise the disadvantages in case of injury.

Keywords

Football Player Hallux Valgus Metatarsal Head Plantar Fascia Plantar Fasciitis 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine HospitalDohaQatar

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