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Osteomyelitis (an infection of the bone) can be caused by a variety of microbial agents (bacteria, fungus), the most common of which is staphylococcus aureus. This serious infection can occur from a number of sources: It may enter bone through an injury, such as an open...
/conditions/osteomyelitis-(bone-infection) 1/10/2018 12:44:49 PM
Depending on the sport, your feet and ankles can certainly take a beating from repetitive play. For more information on the injury risk factors while playing your favorite sport, see the topics listed below or read the article, Foot Health Facts for Athletes . Baseball B...
/conditions/sports-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:46:06 PM
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonl...
/conditions/wounds 1/10/2018 2:18:13 PM
Staying Safe & Strong Amid COVID-19 Watch for Heel Pain with Spring Activities Don't Let Foot Pain Ruin Your Golf Swing Keep Kids' Spring and Summer Sports Injury Free
/newsletter-issues/2020/spring-2020 3/23/2020 11:24:28 AM
Six Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet Keep Foot Pain Out of the Game Snowboarders: Be Sensible on the Slopes Do a Midyear Performance Check on Your Children’s Feet
/newsletter-issues/2016/winter-2016 12/15/2016 12:19:02 PM
Don't Invite Gout to Your Holiday Feasts Ice-Related Falls Can Wreak Havoc on Ankles Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Five Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet
/newsletter-issues/2018/winter-2018 12/18/2018 4:30:16 PM
Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Healthy Feet Can Reduce Seniors’ Risk of Falling High Ankle vs. Lateral Ankle Sprains: What’s the Difference?
/newsletter-issues/2019/spring-2019 4/3/2019 11:22:31 AM
Simple Precautions Can Keep You on the Trails This Fall Even the most avid outdoor enthusiasts don’t realize just how much stress and strain they put on their feet and ankles during autumn hikes. Those long, vigorous walks on uneven terrain may be fun, but without proper car...
/article/simple-precautions-can-keep-you-on-the-trails-this 11/9/2016 2:34:46 PM
When a Hammertoe is Not Just a Hammertoe Surgeons advise a second look at ligament in foot as culprit.     When people notice one of their toes has an abnormal upward bend at the joint, many times they think it is a hammertoe. But often, the self-diagnosis is inaccurate a...
/article/when-a-hammertoe-is-not-just-a-hammertoe 11/23/2016 2:27:37 PM
Going Barefoot? Beware! Tips for a safer barefoot summer.     Millions of Americans will go barefoot this summer, and thousands will suffer injuries, such as cuts and puncture wounds. Some will develop nasty infections that may require surgery. The best way to protect f...
/article/going-barefoot-beware! 12/6/2017 1:20:14 PM
How Does a Bone Heal?   All broken bones go through the same healing process. 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 and b...
/conditions/bone-healing 1/10/2018 11:01:57 AM
Healthy Feet Make the Best Dancing Feet Don’t ignore foot pain on the dance floor.     Being "light on your feet" when dancing is not entirely true; dancing the night away can take a toll on feet and ankles. Both professional and amateur dancers can suffer foot injuries t...
/article/healthy-feet-make-the-best-dancing-feet 4/18/2018 1:42:56 PM
Have You Checked Your Feet for Skin Cancer Tips to Avoid Storm Cleanup Foot Injuries Protect Your Kids' Bare Feet This Summer
/newsletter-issues/2015/summer-2015 6/27/2016 5:14:24 PM
Watch for Heel Pain After Coming Out of Hibernation Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Spring Sports Foot Fractures Can Signal Osteoporosis Take the Foot Push-Up Test
/newsletter-issues/2017/spring-2017 3/22/2017 1:30:18 PM
Your feet and ankles take a beating when you are playing softball. Softball players should be aware of the following risks: Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls and stepping on or sliding into bases. Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle su...
/conditions/softball-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:44:16 PM
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