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Foot drop refers to the inability to lift the front part of one’s foot off the ground when walking, resulting in a scuffing or dragging of the foot or lifting the thigh (known as steppage gait). It is most often caused by nerve or muscle disorders or damage or by a central ne...
1/10/2018 11:53:00 AM
Drop foot refers to the inability to lift the front part of one’s foot off the ground when walking, resulting in a scuffing or dragging of the foot or lifting the thigh (known as “steppage” gait). It is most often caused by nerve or muscle disorders or damage or by a central ...
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What Is Cavus Foot? Cavus foot is a condition in which the foot has a very high arch. Because of this high arch, an excessive amount of weight is placed on the ball and heel of the foot when walking or standing. Cavus foot can lead to a variety of signs and symptoms, such...
1/10/2018 11:12:00 AM
Athlete's foot is a skin infection caused by fungus. A fungal infection may occur on any part of the body; on the foot, it is called athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis. Fungus commonly attacks the feet because it thrives in a dark, moist and warm environment, such as a shoe. Fun...
11/8/2017 2:45:02 PM
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...
10/1/2020 1:14:06 PM
There are 26 bones in the foot. These bones support our weight and allow us to walk and run. Certain activities or injuries can cause a fracture, or break, in one or more of these bones. Pain, swelling, redness and even bruising are signs of a possible fracture. Fractures of ...
11/8/2017 2:45:48 PM
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...
10/28/2020 1:19:59 PM
The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience pain involving one or more of these joints. The pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising and/or increased warmth over the affected joints. Joint pain may be caused...
1/10/2018 12:28:02 PM
When to Visit a Foot & Ankle Surgeon Most people have a foot or ankle problem at one time or another. So how do you know when to see a foot and ankle surgeon? Sometimes it’s obvious that you need to seek help, but at other times it’s less clear. In reality, many symptoms—e...
6/24/2016 2:41:21 PM
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
Foot Push-Up Test Take this simple test to check how well your arches are performing their important functions. In bare feet, stand facing a kitchen counter. Place your palms on the counter with slight pressure. Stand with your back straight, and lift one foot o...
11/23/2016 12:12:43 PM