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Come see Dr. Lancaster at 1st Place Sports

Get Ready to Run the Gate! Come see Dr. Lancaster at 1st Place Sports speak January 12th in Jacksonville Beach on “Do I have a stress fracture?” and “Do my running shoes fit?” A fun run is also offered before the seminar from 6:00p.m-6:45p.m!

Free & Fun! Great door prizes & refreshments!

Dr. Lancaster Speaks at 1st Place Sports

Dr. Steven Lancaster, Sports Medicine Specialist at Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Baptist Beaches, gave a very informative talk at the 1st Place Sports in Jacksonville Beach on “Knees and Meniscal Tears.” There was a Fun Run prior, along with door prizes, including a brand new Kindle!

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Wear Flip-Flops… Sparingly

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), wearing flip-flops nonstop can lead to a host of foot problems, including blisters, stubbed toes, and tendinitis. And while they may look adorable, flip-flops offer minimal support for the 26 bones of the feet, which may increase your risk for sprains, breaks, or ligament injuries.

“Flip-flops provide little support for individuals’ arches, which can lead to generalized foot pain,” explained Steven Lancaster, MD, a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with Baptist Center for Joint Replacement.

If you already suffer from heel pain, flip-flops will only add to your misery. Also, if you have diabetes and want to protect your feet, flip-flops make you more susceptible to cuts and scrapes, so opt for lightweight summer shoes with more coverage instead. (more…)

Welcome to the JOI Beaches Blog

Welcome to the all new JOI Beaches (Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute) Blog! We are glad you found us. We are going to dedicate this section to providing the Jacksonville Beaches community with the latest news, information and technology related to orthopaedic surgery, doctors and more. Check back often for our updates!

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