People living with diabetes are prone to having foot problems, often because of two complications of diabetes: nerve damage (neuropathy) and poor circulation. Neuropathy causes loss of feeling in your feet, taking away your ability to feel pain and discomfort, so you may not ...
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What Is Hallux Rigidus? Hallux rigidus is a disorder of the joint located at the base of the big toe. It causes pain and stiffness in the joint, and with time, it gets increasingly harder to bend the toe. Hallux refers to the big toe, while rigidus indicates that the ...
1/10/2018 12:22:14 PM
Not All Achilles Tendons Are Treated the Same Foot & ankle surgeons state Achilles tendon rupture treatments vary by patient It’s Saturday morning—time for your ‘‘weekend warrior’’ basketball game with the guys. Your team is still undefeated, and it feels great to be in the...
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Advances in Combating Big Toe Arthritis Provide Pain Relief with Swift Recovery Time New treatment options help patients return to normal activities sooner The big toe plays a crucial role in standing, walking and many other daily activities. It makes it possible for humans ...
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Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Latest Heel Pain Treatments Early attention key to avoiding aggressive surgical options Imagine getting out of bed every morning and feeling a temporary pain shoot through your heel. For many people, this is an everyday occurrence. Heel pain, a...
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Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Strategies to Treat Ulcers Before They Start Preventing reoccurrence key to managing dangerous foot wounds People with reoccurring foot sores or ulcers are in a constant battle to save their feet from amputation. Nearly 85 percent of lower-extr...
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How Does a Bone Heal? The bone healing process is the same in all broken bones. This is true whether a bone has been cut as part of a surgical procedure or fractured through an injury. The bone healing process has three overlapping stages: inflammation, bone production a...
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Diabetic foot care is essential as diabetes can be dangerous to your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an ...
7/28/2021 12:13:24 PM
What Is a Neuroma? A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes. It is sometimes referred to as an intermetatarsal neuroma....
7/28/2021 1:05:01 PM
What Is Capsulitis of the Second Toe? Capsulitis of the second toe occurs in the ligaments surrounding the joint at the base of the second toe. These ligaments form a capsule, which helps the joint to function properly. Capsulitis is a condition in which these ligaments ha...
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