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Are Popular Sandals Causing Foot Problems in Men? Footwear has come a long way since Roman armies conquered an empire wearing only sandals on their feet. But what’s old is new again, as sales of men’s sandals increase. Along with the growing popularity of men’s sandals come...
/article/are-popular-sandals-causing-foot-problems-in-men 11/6/2017 12:52:25 PM
Common Runners’ Injury: Stress Fractures of the Foot Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage.   Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners. The growing popularity of marathons among beginni...
/article/common-runners’-injury-stress-fractures-of-the-foo 11/17/2017 10:57:35 AM
Foot Health Facts for Children Pain in a child’s foot or ankle is never normal. There is no such thing as “growing pains.” Any pain that lasts more than a few days, or that is severe enough to limit the child’s walking, should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Foot...
/article/foot-health-facts-for-children 11/29/2017 10:36:10 AM
Childhood Obesity Linked to Foot Pain Look down to find one possible culprit in America’s childhood obesity epidemic: feet. Physician members of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons have noticed a link between foot pain and childhood obesity. A vicious cycle oc...
/article/childhood-obesity-linked-to-foot-pain 11/29/2017 11:04:16 AM
Bone tumors are caused by an abnormal growth of cells. They may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Although rare, bone tumors can occur in the foot and ankle. They can be primary (originating in the bone) or secondary (originating in another part of the body)....
/conditions/bone-tumors-in-the-foot 12/26/2017 11:14:16 AM
Eczema is a general term that includes many conditions that cause inflammation of the skin. The symptoms of eczema vary, but thay generally appear as dry, red and extremely itchy patches of skin. Small blisters may sometimes form.  Eczema can occur on any part of the body, i...
/conditions/eczema-of-the-foot 1/10/2018 11:40:52 AM
Foot odor is a common condition in children and adults who wear shoes on a daily basis. People with smelly feet may also suffer from sweaty feet. Most people with this condition will have sweaty and smelly feet year round, not just in the hot summer months. The odor is produc...
/conditions/foot-odor 1/10/2018 11:58:34 AM
A podiatrist is a physician whose practice focuses on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions of the foot and ankle. Achieving the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree (DPM) requires four years of training in an accredited podiatric medical school, followed by a hospi...
/conditions/podiatrist 1/10/2018 12:59:42 PM
What is ACFAS? The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) was founded in 1942 and has grown into a specialty medical society of more than 7,800 members. ACFAS members are doctors of podiatric medicine (DPM) with specialty training in surgical and nonsurgical trea...
/what-is-acfas 10/1/2020 1:16:07 PM
Athletes Living with Diabetes Face More Foot Injuries Than Athletes Without Foot and ankle injuries are commonplace among all athletes, weekend warriors and high-performance athletes alike, but athletes living with diabetes are at a significantly greater risk of sustaining st...
/article/diabetic-athletes-face-more-foot-injuries-than-non 11/2/2020 3:16:07 PM
Evolving Surgery Helping to Eliminate Foot Nerve Pain Foot & ankle surgeons are finding relief for long-time sufferers Imagine suffering with severe nerve pain in your feet—a pain often described as a shooting or burning sensation without reprieve. Oftentimes, this type of ...
/article/evolving-surgery-helping-to-eliminate-foot-nerve-p 9/28/2018 10:56:30 AM
Foot of the Class 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 and caf...
/article/foot-of-the-class 11/29/2017 10:54:21 AM
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
Staphylococcus aureus is a type of bacteria that can be spread through the skin or open wound contact and is known to cause serious illness and infection if contracted. In recent years, certain types of staph bacteria, such as drug-resistant MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphy...
/conditions/staph-infections-of-the-foot 1/10/2018 1:47:20 PM

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