New Ankle Arthritis Treatments Help Boomers Stay Active Foot and ankle surgeons discuss arthritis surgical advances. There’s good news for active older adults who are plagued with arthritic ankles. Surgeons are rethinking treatment approaches for end-stage ankle ar...
11/8/2016 5:35:38 PM
Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis? Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain. Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that affects more than 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million...
11/23/2016 12:24:21 PM
Small Scars, Big Benefits Arthroscopic surgery gets patients back on their feet faster. Performing arthroscopic surgery on a foot or ankle ailment offers patients more than just a smaller scar. The procedure, which involves making small incisions, also can be less pa...
11/23/2016 1:42:41 PM
Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster Both long-distance runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot problems common in runners, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. ...
11/17/2017 11:08:34 AM
Six Tips to Protect Kids in Fall Sports Every fall season, foot and ankle surgeons see an increase in ankle injuries among young athletes. Football, soccer and basketball are the sports most likely to lead to sprains, broken bones and other problems. If your children are pl...
1/10/2018 2:34:32 PM
Avoid Sprains & Fractures This Summer 10 Tips for Healthy Outdoor Feet Don’t Let Bunions Sideline You
6/27/2016 5:22:58 PM
Don’t Start off the School Year with Painful Feet Big Relief is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe Keep Your Feet Safe and Your Yard Clean
6/27/2016 5:31:09 PM
Parents: Buying the Right Shoes Assist Your Diabetic Loved Ones Keep Your Feet Safe
6/27/2016 5:34:06 PM
Don’t Ignore Your Kids’ Heel Pain Keep Your Ankles Safe from Fractures this Winter Season Keep Your Toes Toasty
6/27/2016 6:28:28 PM
Keep Your Dancing Feet Happy Caution with Kids’ Heel Pain Healthy Feet for the New Year
6/27/2016 5:32:58 PM
What Is the Achilles Tendon? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon 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 ...
11/8/2017 2:45:10 PM
What Is Charcot Foot? Charcot foot is a condition causing weakening of the bones in the foot that can occur in people who have significant nerve damage (neuropathy). The bones are weakened enough to fracture, and with continued walking, the foot eventually changes shape. A...
1/10/2018 11:12:41 AM
What Is the Tarsal Tunnel? The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteri...
1/10/2018 1:58:31 PM
Ankle Replacement Transforms Hopeless Situations into Active Lives Technological advances in ankle replacement are ushering in a new world of pain-free movement for people suffering from debilitating ankle arthritis. While once severely restricted in their activity, those wh...
1/10/2018 2:37:06 PM
When Is It Time to See a Foot and Ankle Surgeon? Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Virginia President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons When it comes to people suffering from foot pain, I find most aren’t sure where to turn...
1/26/2018 1:24:14 PM