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/ 11/6/2017 11:38:18 AM
Browse Foot & Ankle Conditions The ACFAS presents this educational reference as a public service and for informational purposes only. The material is derived from the current medical knowledge on the topics listed. The content is not intended to be a substitute for profession...
/foot-ankle-conditions/browse-foot-ankle-conditions 11/6/2017 11:45:44 AM
Feet and ankles take a beating in basketball! Injuries can occur from running, jumping, cutting, quick starts and stops, and direct contact with other players. Basketball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains  can damage the ankle ligaments a...
/conditions/basketball-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 11/8/2017 2:45:17 PM
The running and side-to-side cutting in field hockey are common causes of injuries to the foot and ankle. Field hockey players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments and can also be associated with peroneal tendo...
/conditions/field-hockey-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 11/8/2017 2:45:45 PM
Football players can receive injuries to the foot and ankle due to running, side-to-side cutting or from direct trauma, such as from another player during a tackle. They should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments and ...
/conditions/football-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 12:00:16 PM
The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. The body’s natural response to any type of joint injury is to increase blood flow to the affected area. This results in an accumulation of fluid in the tissues in and around the joint, resulting in swelling. Depending on the...
/conditions/joint-swelling-in-the-foot 1/10/2018 12:29:27 PM
The running and side-to-side cutting in lacrosse are common causes of injuries to the foot and ankle. Lacrosse players should be aware of the following risks:  Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injur...
/conditions/lacrosse-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 12:31:46 PM
Depending on the sport, your feet and ankles can certainly take a beating from repetitive play. For more information on the injury risk factors while playing your favorite sport, see the topics listed below or read the article, Foot Health Facts for Athletes . Baseball B...
/conditions/sports-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:46:06 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
What Is This Bump on My Foot? Michael Coyer, DPM, AACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Orange County, California Associate Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons "I've got this lump on my foot—what could it be?" As a foot and ankle surgeon, I am aske...
/article/what-is-this-bump-on-my-foot 10/15/2018 5:33:33 PM
Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain ACFAS offers mothers-to-be remedies for aching feet.     “Oh, my aching feet” is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to the American College of Foot...
/article/enjoy-pregnancy-without-foot-pain 3/28/2019 3:40:02 PM
Your feet and ankles take a beating when you’re playing baseball. Baseball players should be aware of the following risks. Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls, stepping on or sliding into bases. Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to...
/conditions/baseball-injuries-to-the-foot and-ankle 1/10/2018 10:57:31 AM
Your feet and ankles take a beating when you are playing softball. Softball players should be aware of the following risks: Ankle sprains may occur while running, fielding balls and stepping on or sliding into bases. Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle su...
/conditions/softball-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:44:16 PM
Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? As you head to your favorite golf course this spring, make sure your feet are in shape before approaching the tee box. Your big toe, heel and ball of your foot are the spots most likely to cause pain that can ruin your golf swing. Behi...
/article/is-foot-pain-ruining-your-golf-swing 11/23/2016 12:23:15 PM
Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children cannot explain what is wrong. But it is important to protect growing feet and to have problems checked out early. T...
/article/five-signs-your-child-may-have-a-foot-problem 3/28/2019 3:40:26 PM
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