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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
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
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
Advances in Combating Big Toe Arthritis Provide Pain Relief with Swift Recovery Time New treatment options help patients return to normal activities sooner The big toe plays a crucial role in standing, walking and many other daily activities. It makes it possible for humans ...
/article/advances-in-combating-big-toe-arthritis 5/10/2018 12:03:51 PM
Cartilage Regeneration Benefits Athletes and Boomers Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle sur...
/article/cartilage-regeneration-benefits-athletes-boomers 4/3/2019 10:49:18 AM
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
Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium and/or vitamin D. People with osteoporosis have an increased risk of bone fractures (breaks).  Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because many pe...
/conditions/osteoporosis 1/10/2018 12:46:14 PM
Arthritis is a general term for a group of more than 100 diseases. Arthritis means “joint inflammation.” When it affects the ankle joint, it can produce swelling and pain and may eventually result in deformity, loss of joint function and decreased ability to walk. The most...
/conditions/ankle-arthritis 11/8/2017 2:45:12 PM
Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury.   Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of "riding the rail" and "catching air." But according to the ...
/article/surgeons-warn-skateboarding-tough-on-feet,-ankles 11/29/2017 10:40:51 AM
Arthritis is a general term for a group of more than 100 diseases. Arthritis means “joint inflammation.” When it affects joints of the foot, it can produce swelling and pain and may eventually result in deformity, loss of joint function and decreased ability to walk. The mos...
/conditions/foot-arthritis 1/10/2018 11:43:53 AM
What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease in which certain cells of the immune system malfunction and attack healthy joints. RA causes inflammation in the lining (synovium) of joints, most often the joints of the hands and feet. The signs of in...
/conditions/rheumatoid-arthritis-in-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:21:03 PM
Back-to-School Soccer Season Prime time for foot and ankle injuries.     Parents and coaches should think twice before coaxing young, injury-prone soccer players to "play through" foot and ankle pain, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. "Skeleta...
/article/back-to-school-soccer-season 1/10/2018 2:41:16 PM
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for strong bones. Inadequate vitamin D can lead to osteoporosis, increased risk of falls, fractures and bone and muscle pain. In the foot and ankle, stress fractures of the metatarsal bones and ankle may be seen in those with vitam...
/conditions/vitamin-d-deficiency 11/8/2017 2:46:51 PM
Obesity is an ever-increasing problem in American society. Currently, up to one third of the U.S. population is considered obese, defined as a body mass index greater than 30. Although it seems obvious, many studies have found a direct link between increased BMI and foot prob...
/conditions/obesity-and-your-feet 1/10/2018 12:39:33 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...
/articles/when-to-visit-a-foot-ankle-surgeon 6/24/2016 2:41:21 PM
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