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Why Does My Heel Hurt? Michael T. Ambroziak, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Michigan Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?”   While there can b...
/article/why-does-my-heel-hurt 1/26/2018 1:23:09 PM
Back-to-School Soccer Season Prime time for foot and ankle injuries.     Parents and coaches should think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to "play through" foot and ankle pain, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. "Skeleta...
/article/back-to-school-soccer-season 1/10/2018 2:41:16 PM
Back-to-School Foot Pain After wearing flip-flops all summer, students head back to school with painful feet.    The sounds of back-to-school season include the ringing of school bells and cash registers, the slamming of locker doors, the noisy ruckus of school hallways a...
/article/back-to-school-foot-pain 1/10/2018 2:40:40 PM
Avoid Kids Foot Problems with the Right Shoes Before you head to the store to buy your kids shoes, follow these helpful guidelines to prevent or minimize foot problems from poorly fitting or worn-out shoes. Shoes Should Fit Your child’s feet can grow up to two sizes in six...
/article/avoid-kid-s-foot-problems-with-the-right-shoes 1/10/2018 2:38:47 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...
/article/ankle-replacement-transforms-hopeless-situations-i 1/10/2018 2:37:06 PM
Advanced Treatments Help Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers—and Improve Lives Breakthrough treatments making the difference.    Advanced therapies for foot wounds are saving limbs, restoring mobility and improving the lives of many people living with diabetes who suffer from...
/article/advanced-treatments-help-hard-to-heal-diabetic-foo 1/10/2018 2:35:41 PM
A Winning Strategy: Don't Play Through Pain Timely treatment and rehabilitation are key to proper healing.     Sometimes athletes can be their own worst enemy, especially when they continue to play following an injury to their foot or ankle. To ensure proper recovery from...
/article/a-winning-strategy-don-t-play-through-pain 1/10/2018 2:35:16 PM
A Speedier Recovery: Advances Minimize Post-Op Crutch Use Increased mobility and freedom during post-op surgery can do wonders for a patient's attitude. And a positive attitude is proven to have drastic effects on the body's ability to heal. Recent advances in foot and ankle...
/article/a-speedier-recovery-advances-minimize-post-op-crut 1/10/2018 2:34:52 PM
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...
/article/6-tips-to-protect-kids-in-fall-sports 1/10/2018 2:34:32 PM
Four Tips for Healthy Winter Feet Keep your feet in tip-top shape during the winter. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers four tips for healthy winter feet. (View Full-Size Version) If the shoe fits, wear it. When hitting the winter trails, sho...
/article/four-tips-for-healthy-winter-feet 1/10/2018 2:33:40 PM
Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles Foot and ankle surgeons provide essential winter safety advice It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out o...
/article/cold-weather-tips-to-protect-your-feet-and-ankles 1/10/2018 2:26:41 PM
The most common cause of yellow discoloration in the toenails is a fungal infection. The fungus often develops underneath the nail, resulting in it becoming thick, raised and yellow in color. Other potential causes for yellow discoloration of the nail include diabetes mellit...
/conditions/yellow-toenails 1/10/2018 2:18:39 PM
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonl...
/conditions/wounds 1/10/2018 2:18:13 PM
White toenails can develop for several reasons. Trauma, such as when an object is dropped on a toenail, often causes bleeding under the nail because of broken blood vessels. This would cause a black toenail. If the trauma does not cause broken blood vessels, a white spot may...
/conditions/white-toenails 1/10/2018 2:17:32 PM
Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge. Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but...
/conditions/webbed-toes 1/10/2018 2:16:17 PM
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