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Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Healthy Feet Can Reduce Seniors’ Risk of Falling High Ankle vs. Lateral Ankle Sprains: What’s the Difference?
/newsletter-issues/2019/spring-2019 4/3/2019 11:22:31 AM
Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as arch pain. Although this description is nonspecific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation of the plantar fascia (a long ligament on the bottom of the f...
/conditions/arch-pain 11/8/2017 2:45:14 PM
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon. These are different from shoe inserts and arch supports in that they have two functions. Orthotics can be used to accommodate or offload a prominent area. This can be helpful for bursitis, calluses...
/conditions/orthotics 1/10/2018 12:40:40 PM
Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster Both long-distance runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot problems common in runners, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. ...
/article/runners-fit-feet-finish-faster 11/17/2017 11:08:34 AM
Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it po...
/article/seniors-how-healthy-feet-can-reduce-your-risk-of-f 1/24/2019 4:52:38 PM
Dancing places more physical demand on the foot and ankle and increases their risk of injury. Ballet dancers also have added risk of foot and ankle injury because of specific positions, such as en pointe and demi-pointe , which can add stress to the toes and ball of the fo...
/conditions/dance-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 11:36:58 AM
Watch for Heel Pain After Coming Out of Hibernation Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Spring Sports Foot Fractures Can Signal Osteoporosis Take the Foot Push-Up Test
/newsletter-issues/2017/spring-2017 3/22/2017 1:30:18 PM
Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Fall Sports Season Have You Heard of a Lisfranc Injury? Bunion Surgery FAQs Help Your Loved Ones Living with Diabetes Thrive
/newsletter-issues/2017/fall-2017 8/30/2017 11:47:58 AM
Foot Health Facts for Athletes From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sport...
/article/foot-health-facts-for-athletes 11/8/2016 5:02:54 PM
Lisfranc Injury: Easy to Miss, Hard to Get Over Elite athletes like NFL quarterback Matt Schaub and wide receiver Santonio Holmes had productive seasons ended by the little-known and often overlooked Lisfranc injury, a serious foot injury that few have heard of and no one wan...
/article/lisfranc-injury-easy-to-miss,-hard-to-get-over 11/8/2016 2:34:37 PM
Pigeon toes (intoeing) is a condition in which the feet point inward when walking. It is commonly seen in children and may resolve in very early childhood with no treatment or intervention.  The child should be examined by a foot and ankle surgeon if the intoeing causes signi...
/conditions/pigeon-toes 1/10/2018 12:54:35 PM
A Winning Strategy: Don't Play Through Pain Timely treatment and rehabilitation are key to proper healing.     Sometimes athletes can be their own worst enemy, especially when they continue to play following an injury to their foot or ankle. To ensure proper recovery from...
/article/a-winning-strategy-don-t-play-through-pain 1/10/2018 2:35:16 PM
Field Sports Injuries on the Rise for Children   Overuse and lack of proper equipment elevates risk for pain and injury   ( View Full-Size Version ) Spring and summer bring longer days and, for many children, lots of outdoor activity. The American College of Foot an...
/article/field-sports-injuries-on-the-rise-for-children 3/28/2019 3:40:59 PM
Prepare for Spring Walkathons to Avoid Foot & Ankle Injuries Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? Foot Health Facts on Children’s Foot Conditions How Smoking Affects Bone Healing
/newsletter-issues/2018/spring-2018 3/15/2018 1:21:15 PM
Shoes for patients living with diabetes are made of special protective inserts and soft shoe materials to accommodate for conditions, such as neuropathy (numb feet), poor circulation and foot deformities (bunions, hammertoes, etc.). The shoes decrease the chance of foot s...
/conditions/diabetic-shoes 11/8/2017 2:45:39 PM
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