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1/11/2022 1:00:28 PM
5 Tips to Prevent Common Holiday Foot Problems The holiday season is one of the most joyful times of year, but it can also lead to aching feet. One source of seasonal foot pain is gout, a type of arthritis exacerbated by consuming too much of certain holiday foods and bevera...
12/7/2021 1:11:50 PM
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9/23/2021 8:59:41 AM
What Is an Ankle Fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula or both. Ankle ...
8/6/2021 1:13:47 PM
What Is an Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually on the outside of the ankle. Ligaments are bands of tissue—like rubber bands—that connect one bone to another and bind the joints together. In the ankle joint, ligaments pr...
8/6/2021 12:20:51 PM
What Is a Gangrene? Gangrene occurs when there is a lack of blood supply to tissue, depriving it of oxygen, and thereby causing death and decay of the tissue. The two main types of gangrene are wet (caused by bacterial infection) and dry (no infection). Your risk of gangrene...
8/3/2021 4:47:41 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...
7/28/2021 1:32:28 PM
What Is the Tarsal Tunnel? The tarsal tunnel – the source of tarsal tunnel syndrome - is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones, known as the tarsal tunnel. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that pr...
7/28/2021 1:30:04 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
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 the Calcaneus? Calcaneal fractures occur on the calcaneus or heel bone, a large bone that forms the foundation of the rear part of the foot. The calcaneus connects with the talus and cuboid bones. The connection between the talus and calcaneus forms the subtalar jo...
7/28/2021 11:44:19 AM
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...
7/28/2021 11:37:38 AM
What is the Achilles Tendon? The Achilles tendon – where Achilles tendon disorders occur - is the band of tissue that runs down the back of the lower leg, connecting the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the heel cord, the Achilles tendon facilitates walking by ...
7/28/2021 11:32:48 AM
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...
7/28/2021 11:24:01 AM
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7/15/2021 2:25:02 PM