Got Gout? Holiday Season Triggers Painful Toes Got gout? If so, watch what you eat and drink during this holiday season. Changes in diet, including overindulging in certain foods and beverages, can cause gout attacks this time of year. Gout attacks are extremely painful. ...
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Although golf does not involve running or jumping, injuries can occur to the foot and ankle. Golfers should be aware of the following risks: Heel pain (or plantar fasciitis) can be exacerbated by excessive walking on the golf course. The golf swing can also place ...
11/8/2017 2:45:56 PM
Ankle pain is often due to an ankle sprain but can also be caused by ankle instability, arthritis, gout, tendonitis, fracture, nerve compression (tarsal tunnel syndrome), infection and poor structural alignment of the leg or foot. Ankle pain can be associated with swelling, s...
11/8/2017 2:46:57 PM
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...
11/29/2017 11:04:16 AM
The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience pain involving one or more of these joints. The pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising and/or increased warmth over the affected joints. Joint pain may be caused...
1/10/2018 12:28:02 PM
Six Tips to Protect Kids in Fall Sports Every fall season, foot and ankle surgeons see an increase in ankle injuries among young athletes. Football, soccer and basketball are the sports most likely to lead to sprains, broken bones and other problems. If your children are pl...
1/10/2018 2:34:32 PM
Oh Deer: Surgeons Caution Hunters to Protect Their Feet and Ankles from Injury While foot and ankle injuries are most often associated with hobbies like running, basketball and hiking, hunting can also be the cause of serious injuries to the area. It is important that hunter...
12/3/2018 4:41:42 PM
Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer: Expert Weighs in on Proper Care Caring for your children’s foot and ankle injuries can help them stay on their feet longer The summer months are an active time for families and children. Summer sports and playing outside put children at incr...
5/23/2018 12:22:09 PM
Why Won't My Ankle Sprain Heal? Suneel K. Basra, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from New Jersey As foot and ankle surgeons, we see it happen all the time—one minute a person is walking, the next, they misstep and “twist” their ankle, landing them on the ground and e...
3/27/2019 3:49:00 PM
Female Runners at Risk for Painful Neuromas The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) warns female runners that the combination of wearing narrow, pointed-toed shoes at work and the pounding their feet endure from running on hard surfaces can cause a neuroma, a...
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Don’t Start off the School Year with Painful Feet Big Relief is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe Keep Your Feet Safe and Your Yard Clean
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Cosmetic Foot Surgery: Fashion’s Pandora’s Box? Foot and ankle surgeons warn against taking part in growing surgery trend. Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another. As extreme a...
11/23/2016 12:10:52 PM
Why Does My Heel Hurt? Michael T. Ambroziak, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Michigan Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?” While there can b...
1/26/2018 1:23:09 PM
Six Tips to Prevent Kids' Spring Sports Injuries Foot & ankle surgeons stress importance of safe transition from winter to spring sports. In today's competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without cons...
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