Boot Bash

May/June 2009  ISSN-1059-6518  Volume 22 Number 3

By Frank Hubbell, DO

Illustrations By T.B.R. Walsh

Boot bash is exactly what it sounds like, an injury to your feet caused by bashing them around inside your ill-fitting boots. For the outdoor enthusiast and hiker, one of the most important pieces of equipment is properly fitted boots—boots that support the ankle and protect against ankle sprains; boots that fit well, thus preventing blisters; and boots that are worn and laced properly to prevent boot bash.

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