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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....
/conditions/morton-s-neuroma-(intermetatarsal-neuroma) 1/10/2018 12:36:51 PM
Female Runners at Risk for Painful Neuromas The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) warns female runners that the combination of wearing narrow, pointed-toed shoes at work and the pounding their feet endure from running on hard surfaces can cause a neuroma, a...
/article/female-runners-at-risk-for-painful-neuromas 11/9/2016 11:15:09 AM
10 Vacation Tips for Healthy Feet Runners & Joggers: Watch for Morton’s Neuroma Weekend Warriors Vulnerable to Foot & Ankle Injuries Avoid Foot Pain During Pregnancy
/newsletter-issues/2017/summer-2017 5/23/2017 5:26:56 PM
The Doctor Is In! TeleHealth vs. In-Office Appointments Summer Footwear Creates New Problems Avoiding Running Injuries Weekend Warriors: Watch Out for Overuse Injuries
/newsletter-issues/2020/summer-2020 5/18/2020 11:23:40 AM
High Heels Fuel Foot Pain for Female Runners Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits—physical, mental and emotional—as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those i...
/article/high-heels-fuel-foot-pain-for-female-runners 11/9/2016 11:25:33 AM
Women Runners Take Fashion Warning Bare Feet and Summer: Not the Safest Mix Warm Weather Walking Checklist
/newsletter-issues/2014/spring-2014 6/27/2016 5:21:50 PM
Foot Health Facts for Women Women are more vulnerable to certain foot problems than men, mainly from years of walking in narrow-fitting shoes that squeeze the toes and from high-heels that cramp the forefoot and pose risks for arch and ankle problems.  Foot and ankle probl...
/article/foot-health-facts-for-women 11/9/2016 11:52:12 AM
Foot Health Facts for Athletes From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sport...
/article/foot-health-facts-for-athletes 11/8/2016 5:02:54 PM
What Is Capsulitis of the Second Toe?   Ligaments surrounding the joint at the base of the second toe form a capsule, which helps the joint to function properly. Capsulitis is a condition in which these ligaments have become inflamed. Although capsulitis can also occur in th...
/conditions/capsulitis-of-the-second-toe 1/10/2018 11:10:15 AM
Playing with Pain Can Ruin Your Tennis Game Quick, repetitive footwork ID’d as culprit.     Foot pain began affecting Donna’s tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved.  The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to...
/article/playing-with-pain-can-ruin-your-tennis-game 11/8/2016 5:17:21 PM
In Women's Shoes, Pain Does Not Equal Gain High-heeled shoes can cause pain, deformities and damage to the feet that can last a lifetime. But doctors say there are steps women can take to reduce high heel-related foot problems. Avoid shoes with pointed toes. Avoi...
/article/in-women-s-shoes,-pain-does-not-equal-gain 12/6/2017 2:33:14 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
Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? As you head to your favorite golf course this spring, make sure your feet are in shape before approaching the tee box. Your big toe, heel and ball of your foot are the spots most likely to cause pain that can ruin your golf swing. Behi...
/article/is-foot-pain-ruining-your-golf-swing 11/23/2016 12:23:15 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. ...
/article/runners-fit-feet-finish-faster 11/17/2017 11:08:34 AM
Whether an athlete is a recreational, competitive or elite runner, foot and ankle health is essential for optimal performance. Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries, including heel pain (plantar fasciitis) , Achilles tendonitis , sesamoiditis , stress fractures , p...
/conditions/running-and-track-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:31:40 PM
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