What Is the Accessory Navicular? The accessory navicular (os navicularum or os tibiale externum) is an extra bone or piece of cartilage located on the inner side of the foot just above the arch. It is incorporated within the posterior tibial tendon, which attaches in th...
4/4/2019 4:51:49 PM
Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Healthy Feet Can Reduce Seniors’ Risk of Falling High Ankle vs. Lateral Ankle Sprains: What’s the Difference?
4/3/2019 11:22:31 AM
Cartilage Regeneration Benefits Athletes and Boomers Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle sur...
4/3/2019 10:49:18 AM
Field Sports Injuries on the Rise for Children Overuse and lack of proper equipment elevates risk for pain and injury ( View Full-Size Version ) Spring and summer bring longer days and, for many children, lots of outdoor activity. The American College of Foot an...
3/28/2019 3:40:59 PM
Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children cannot explain what is wrong. But it is important to protect growing feet and to have problems checked out early. T...
3/28/2019 3:40:26 PM
Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain ACFAS offers mothers-to-be remedies for aching feet. “Oh, my aching feet” is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to the American College of Foot...
3/28/2019 3:40:02 PM
Lawnmower Accidents Cause Thousands of Foot Injuries Your lawn could become a "toe-away" zone if you’re not careful when operating rotary-blade lawn mowers. The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission estimates more than 37,000 Americans suffer a power mower-relate...
3/28/2019 3:39:31 PM
Why Won't My Ankle Sprain Heal? Suneel K. Basra, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from New Jersey As foot and ankle surgeons, we see it happen all the time—one minute a person is walking, the next, they misstep and “twist” their ankle, landing them on the ground and e...
3/27/2019 3:49:00 PM
Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Latest Heel Pain Treatments Early attention key to avoiding aggressive surgical options Imagine getting out of bed every morning and feeling a temporary pain shoot through your heel. For many people, this is an everyday occurrence. Heel pain, a...
2/21/2019 4:25:22 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...
1/24/2019 4:52:38 PM
Don't Invite Gout to Your Holiday Feasts Ice-Related Falls Can Wreak Havoc on Ankles Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Five Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet
12/18/2018 4:30:16 PM
Oh Deer: Surgeons Caution Hunters to Protect Their Feet and Ankles from Injury While foot and ankle injuries are most often associated with hobbies like running, basketball and hiking, hunting can also be the cause of serious injuries to the area. It is important that hunter...
12/3/2018 4:41:42 PM
Mystery Moles Patients Afraid to Consult an Expert Put Their Lives at Risk Because sun exposure is so often associated with skin cancers, those areas of the body that do not receive regular exposure, like the feet and ankles, are often overlooked when people are checking th...
12/3/2018 4:18:26 PM
Watch Your Step: Uneven Hiking Terrain Poses Threat to Feet & Ankles Hiking the thousands of beautiful trails across the country can be a great way to absorb nature’s beauty while getting great exercise. But because of the uneven terrains on hiking trails, hikers should pay ...
10/19/2018 10:57:25 AM
When Should I Worry About My Child's Foot Pain? Robert Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS Board-Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon from Chicago & a Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons When a child is experiencing leg pain, parents might not consider ...
10/15/2018 5:43:27 PM