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Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases, they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore and give way easily while standing, walking or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months ...
/conditions/weak-ankles 1/10/2018 2:14:48 PM
The repetitive jumping and side-to-side movements required in volleyball increase the risk of injuries to the foot and ankle. Volleyball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains  are a common injury in this sport. Ankle sprains should be evaluat...
/conditions/volleyball-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 2:12:30 PM
Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look raised. The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding ti...
/conditions/varicose-veins 1/10/2018 2:11:24 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/ulcers 1/10/2018 2:10:52 PM
What Is Turf Toe?    Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe or from repetitive injury w...
/conditions/turf-toe 1/10/2018 2:10:16 PM
Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic ...
/conditions/toe-walking 1/10/2018 2:09:09 PM
Tired feet are not a medical condition but a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high-arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased a...
/conditions/tired-feet 1/10/2018 2:07:31 PM
Tingly feet can be a sign of nerve loss. The nerves in the feet come from the lower back. Pressure or chemical change in the nerve can cause a tingling sensation in the feet. Any sensation that is out of the ordinary can be an early sign of neurologic or vascular problems. In...
/conditions/tingly-feet 1/10/2018 2:06:14 PM
Toenails will often become thick as an individual grows older. Thickening may also occur as a result of trauma to the toenail, such as when it repeatedly hits the end of a shoe that is too short. Sometimes when something is dropped on the toenail, the nail will fall off. When...
/conditions/thick-toenails 1/10/2018 2:03:30 PM
Tennis involves much foot work. Foot and ankle injuries can occur from the continuous side-to-side and quick stopping and starting motions required in this sport. The playing surface also plays a role, as hard courts are less forgiving compared to clay courts. Tennis players ...
/conditions/tennis-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 2:01:50 PM
What Is the Tarsal Tunnel?    The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteri...
/conditions/tarsal-tunnel-syndrome 1/10/2018 1:58:31 PM
What Is a Tarsal Coalition?    A tarsal coalition is an abnormal connection that develops between two bones in the back of the foot (the tarsal bones). This abnormal connection, which can be composed of bone, cartilage or fibrous tissue, may lead to limited motion and pain i...
/conditions/tarsal-coalition 1/10/2018 1:57:43 PM
What Is a Talar Dome Lesion?    The ankle joint is composed of the bottom of the tibia (shin) bone and the top of the talus (ankle) bone. The top of the talus is dome-shaped and is completely covered with cartilage—a tough, rubbery tissue that enables the ankle to move smoo...
/conditions/talar-dome-lesion 1/10/2018 1:56:32 PM
What Is a Tailor’s Bunion?    Tailor’s bunion, also called a bunionette, is a prominence of the fifth metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe. The metatarsals are the five long bones of the foot. The prominence that characterizes a tailor’s bunion occurs at the metata...
/conditions/tailor-s-bunion-(bunionette) 1/10/2018 1:54:36 PM
Synovitis is an inflammation of the tissues that line a joint. It is commonly associated with specific diseases, such as arthritis or gout, but it may also be the result of overuse or trauma. Symptoms of synovitis may include redness, swelling, warmth and pain with joint moti...
/conditions/synovitis 1/10/2018 1:53:45 PM
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