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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
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
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
Smoking and Bone Healing – A Risky Surgical Combination Imagine being on crutches for weeks following foot or ankle surgery. Imagine the inconvenience and potential loss of income. Then, imagine learning that the bone is not mending. In a study comparing the bone healing ...
/article/smoking-and-bone-healing-–-a-risky-surgical-combin 7/15/2016 6:27:28 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
When to Fix Kids' Feet: Don't Wait to Seek Help Being an advocate for your child can lead to improved outcomes Identifying the difference between growing pains and injuries can be difficult for a parent. Since children are growing and active, they can easily take a fall or t...
/article/when-to-fix-kids-feet 5/10/2018 11:08:44 AM
High-Heeled Boots Can Be Dangerous This winter’s fashionable high-heeled boots put women at risk for slips, falls and injuries on ice and snow, warn experts with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). These popular boots typically feature tall, spiked heels ...
/article/high-heeled-boots-can-be-dangerous 12/6/2017 2:35:14 PM
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