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...
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Treating Foot and Ankle Conditions During the COVID-19 Crisis During this unprecedented time, it’s still important to take care of your overall wellness, and your feet are no exception. Healthy feet and ankles are crucial for balance, mobility and a healthy body. However, i...
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Staying Safe & Strong Amid COVID-19 With the recent COVID-19 pandemic facing the globe, we’re being forced to face a new reality of social distancing and isolation. While most are stuck inside their homes and normal activities are halted for the unforeseeable future, there’s...
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Office Safety Foot and ankle surgeons take patient safety seriously, especially during this unprecedented time with the COVID-19 crisis. This infographic shows exactly what foot and ankle surgeons are doing to keep their staff and patients safe during in-office appointments....
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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 injury or resist infection. Because...
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Athletes Living with Diabetes Face More Foot Injuries Than Athletes Without Foot and ankle injuries are commonplace among all athletes, weekend warriors and high-performance athletes alike, but athletes living with diabetes are at a significantly greater risk of sustaining st...
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Foot Health Facts for People Living with Diabetes Having diabetes increases the risk of developing a wide range of foot problems, often because of two complications of the disease: nerve damage (neuropathy) and poor circulation. For those living with diabetes, foot problems...
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Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Strategies to Treat Ulcers Before They Start Preventing reoccurrence key to managing dangerous foot wounds People with reoccurring foot sores or ulcers are in a constant battle to save their feet from amputation. Nearly 85 percent of lower-extr...
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What is ACFAS? The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) was founded in 1942 and has grown into a specialty medical society of more than 7,800 members. ACFAS members are doctors of podiatric medicine (DPM) with specialty training in surgical and nonsurgical trea...
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What is a Foot & Ankle Surgeon? Foot and ankle surgeons are the surgical specialists of the podiatric profession. They provide complete medical and surgical care for a variety of conditions that affect people of every age. What education has a foot and ankle surgeon received...
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