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Stress fractures are tiny hairline breaks that can occur in the bones of the foot. They can be caused by overtraining or overuse, improper training habits or surfaces, improper shoes, flatfoot or other foot deformities and osteoporosis. These tiny breaks in the bones of the f...
/conditions/stress-fracture-in-the-foot 1/10/2018 1:49:04 PM
A rash on the foot can have a variety of causes. It may be a form of eczema, which is usually very itchy. It also may be an allergic reaction to something with which your feet have come into contact, such as materials in your shoe or poison ivy. Another common reason for a fo...
/conditions/foot-rash 1/10/2018 11:59:19 AM
Contact dermatitis of the foot is an inflammation of the skin in response to an irritant. This irritant is something with which the foot has come into contact, such as materials and chemicals with which shoes are made, poison ivy or harsh chemicals. When the skin of the foot...
/conditions/contact-dermatitis 1/10/2018 11:22:38 AM
Whether an athlete is a recreational, competitive or elite runner, foot and ankle health is essential for optimal performance. Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries, including heel pain (plantar fasciitis) , Achilles tendonitis , sesamoiditis , stress fractures , p...
/conditions/running-and-track-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:31:40 PM
Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis? Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain.     Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that affects more than 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million...
/article/is-your-foot-fracture-an-early-sign-of-osteoporosi 11/23/2016 12:24:21 PM
Tips for Parents: How to Spot Kids' Foot Problems Foot and ankle surgeons offer advice to help parents recognize conditions early.     Just part of growing up vs. the sign of a problem—managing children's health and wellness is complicated for parents, who often struggle ...
/article/tips-for-parents-how-to-spot-kids-foot-problems 11/29/2017 10:39:26 AM
Although golf does not involve running or jumping, injuries can occur to the foot and ankle. Golfers should be aware of the following risks: Heel pain (or plantar fasciitis) can be exacerbated by excessive walking on the golf course.  The golf swing can also place ...
/conditions/golf-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 11/8/2017 2:45:56 PM
Soccer is hard on the feet! Injuries to the foot and ankle can occur from running and side-to-side cutting, sliding or tackling and from striking the ball or another player with the foot. Soccer players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains ...
/conditions/soccer-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:38:09 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
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
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...
/article/foot-ankle-surgeons-examine-strategies-to-treat-ul 10/28/2020 1:12:59 PM
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon. These shoe inserts, which support and align the foot and lower extremities, are formed by making a plaster mold of the foot. Additional valuable information: Flexible Flatfoot Heel Pain ...
/conditions/custom-orthotic-devices 1/10/2018 11:34:06 AM
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
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....
/article/office-safety 11/4/2020 1:46:56 PM
What to Ask Your Foot and Ankle Surgeon About Bunion Surgery If you are considering bunion surgery, here are some questions to ask your foot and ankle surgeon. As a patient, you are part of the healthcare team. Do not be afraid to ask questions. Informed patients make inform...
/article/what-to-ask-your-foot-and-ankle-surgeon-about-buni 11/23/2016 2:22:37 PM
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