What Is the Os Trigonum? The os trigonum is an extra (accessory) bone that sometimes develops behind the ankle bone (talus). It is connected to the talus by a fibrous band. The presence of an os trigonum in one or both feet is congenital (present at birth). It becomes evid...
1/10/2018 12:43:04 PM
Tired feet are not a medical condition but a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high-arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased a...
1/10/2018 2:07:31 PM
Back-to-School Soccer Season Prime time for foot and ankle injuries. Parents and coaches should think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to "play through" foot and ankle pain, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. "Skeleta...
1/10/2018 2:41:16 PM
Use Caution When Tackling Home Improvement Projects With the recent pandemic, many are still taking advantage of the stay-at-home-time to complete home and yard projects. Foot and ankle surgeons urge homeowners to take appropriate precautions to keep your feet and ankles saf...
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Your feet and ankles take a beating when you’re playing baseball. Baseball players should be aware of the following risks. Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls, stepping on or sliding into bases. Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to...
1/10/2018 10:57:31 AM
Foot Injuries in Olympic Athletes and Beyond Foot and ankle surgeons offer tips for athletes of all levels. The 2012 Summer Olympics have arrived, and according to foot and ankle surgeons from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), intense play perfo...
11/8/2016 5:10:13 PM
Big Toe Injuries Can Be More Problematic Than You Think Surgeons warn—don’t underestimate an injured or broken toe. Big toe, great toe or the medical term "hallux"—whatever you call that first toe of yours, it is an important digit you do not want to injure, because ...
11/23/2016 12:04:01 PM
What are the Sesamoids of the Foot? To understand sesamoid injuries in the foot, it's imporant to know what sesamoinds are. A sesamoid is a bone embedded in a tendon. Sesamoids are found in several joints in the body. In the normal foot, the sesamoids are two pea-shaped ...
6/17/2021 5:12:59 PM
What Are the Peroneal Tendons? To understan peroneal tendon injuries, it's important to first understand what the peroneal tendons do. A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The two peroneal tendons in the foot run side by side behind the outer ank...
6/30/2021 11:38:26 AM
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6/7/2016 8:47:51 PM
Six Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet Keep Boot Heels Low This Winter to Prevent Injuries Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Hit the Slopes and Rinks Safely
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Don't Let an Old Ankle Injury Spring Up Bunionettes Not as Cute as They Sound Common Foot Care Myths Debunked
6/27/2016 5:01:57 PM
Ankle Replacement Surgery High Ankle Sprain vs Lateral Ankle Sprain Spring Walking
6/27/2016 5:36:32 PM
Too Much of a Good Thing Can Cause Overuse Injuries of the Foot Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health, but, according to surgeons at the Ame...
11/23/2016 2:07:11 PM
Athletes: Listen to Your Body Surgeons Caution the Risks of Playing Through the Pain Athletes likely experience aches and pains over the course of a season, some worse than others. However, athletes may not always appreciate the severity of the pain they are feeling, which ...
9/5/2018 12:51:36 PM