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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/ulcers 1/10/2018 2:10:52 PM
Prepare for Spring Walkathons to Avoid Foot & Ankle Injuries Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? Foot Health Facts on Children’s Foot Conditions How Smoking Affects Bone Healing
/newsletter-issues/2018/spring-2018 3/15/2018 1:21:15 PM
Preventing Running Injuries Tackling Big Toe Pain Watch Out for Old Injuries Evaluate Your Feet with the Foot Push-Up Test
/newsletter-issues/2021/spring-2021 3/11/2021 11:56:31 AM
Tasty Holiday Meals Can Trigger Painful Toes What You Can’t See This Winter Can Hurt You Don’t Let the Cold Nip at Your Toes
/newsletter-issues/2014/winter-2014 6/27/2016 5:25:47 PM
Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Don’t let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions. ( View Full-Size Version ) In the New Year, don't forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get...
/article/keep-your-feet-safe-at-the-gym-in-the-new-year 11/9/2016 2:16:10 PM
What Is the Achilles Tendon?   The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. It runs down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the heel cord, the Achilles tendon facilitates walking by helping to ra...
/conditions/achilles-tendon-disorders 11/8/2017 2:40:56 PM
What Is Osteoarthritis?   Osteoarthritis is a condition characterized by the breakdown and eventual loss of cartilage in one or more joints. Cartilage (the connective tissue found at the end of the bones in the joints) protects and cushions the bones during movement. When ca...
/conditions/osteoarthritis-of-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 12:43:33 PM
What Is a Puncture Wound? Puncture wounds are not the same as cuts. A puncture wound has a small entry hole caused by a pointed object, such as a nail that you have stepped on. In contrast, a cut is an open wound that produces a long tear in the skin. Puncture wounds require...
/conditions/puncture-wounds 1/10/2018 1:07:59 PM
Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles Foot and ankle surgeons provide essential winter safety advice It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out o...
/article/cold-weather-tips-to-protect-your-feet-and-ankles 1/10/2018 2:26:41 PM
A Speedier Recovery: Advances Minimize Post-Op Crutch Use Increased mobility and freedom during post-op surgery can do wonders for a patient's attitude. And a positive attitude is proven to have drastic effects on the body's ability to heal. Recent advances in foot and ankle...
/article/a-speedier-recovery-advances-minimize-post-op-crut 1/10/2018 2:34:52 PM
Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer: Expert Weighs in on Proper Care Caring for your children’s foot and ankle injuries can help them stay on their feet longer The summer months are an active time for families and children. Summer sports and playing outside put children at incr...
/article/keep-your-kids-safe-this-summer-expert-weighs-in-o 5/23/2018 12:22:09 PM
Make the Switch from Sandals to Shoes Safely Regular Foot Exams Help Keep Diabetic Feet Healthy Wear the Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries Protect Your Feet & Ankles During Fall Yardwork
/newsletter-issues/2016/fall-2016 9/16/2016 4:45:06 PM
Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it po...
/article/seniors-how-healthy-feet-can-reduce-your-risk-of-f 1/24/2019 4:52:38 PM
Tell Injuries to Take a Hike this Fall Combating Diabetes is a Family Affair Make Heading Back to School Painless for Feet Painful Big Toe? Relief is in Sight
/newsletter-issues/2019/fall-2019 9/19/2019 12:36:01 PM
Keep Boot Heels Low This Winter to Prevent Foot & Ankle Injuries Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Foot Care Low Vitamin D Levels Can Increase Your Risk of Foot Fractures Skiing or Skating This Winter? Keep Feet & Ankles Safe from Injury
/newsletter-issues/2017/winter-2017 11/30/2017 3:41:03 PM
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