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Watch Your Step: Uneven Hiking Terrain Poses Threat to Feet & Ankles Hiking the thousands of beautiful trails across the country can be a great way to absorb nature’s beauty while getting great exercise. But because of the uneven terrains on hiking trails, hikers should pay ...
/article/watch-your-step-uneven-hiking-terrain-poses-threat 10/19/2018 10:57:25 AM
Foot Injuries in Olympic Athletes and Beyond Foot and ankle surgeons offer tips for athletes of all levels.     The 2012 Summer Olympics have arrived, and according to foot and ankle surgeons from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), intense play perfo...
/article/foot-injuries-in-olympic-athletes-and-beyond 11/8/2016 5:10:13 PM
Small Scars, Big Benefits Arthroscopic surgery gets patients back on their feet faster.     Performing arthroscopic surgery on a foot or ankle ailment offers patients more than just a smaller scar. The procedure, which involves making small incisions, also can be less pa...
/article/small-scars,-big-benefits 11/23/2016 1:42:41 PM
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. ...
/article/got-gout-holiday-season-triggers-painful-toes 2/7/2017 4:54:07 PM

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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 ...
/conditions/golf-injuries-to-the-foot-and-ankle 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...
/conditions/ankle-pain 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...
/article/childhood-obesity-linked-to-foot-pain 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...
/conditions/joint-pain-in-the-foot 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...
/article/6-tips-to-protect-kids-in-fall-sports 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...
/article/oh-deer-surgeons-caution-hunters-to-protect-their 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...
/article/keep-your-kids-safe-this-summer-expert-weighs-in-o 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...
/article/why-won-t-my-ankle-sprain-heal 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...
/article/female-runners-at-risk-for-painful-neuromas 11/9/2016 11:15:09 AM
Staying Safe & Strong Amid COVID-19 With the recent COVID-19 pandemic facing the globe, we’re being forced to face a new reality of social distancing and isolation. While most are stuck inside their homes and normal activities are halted for the unforeseeable future, there’s...
/article/staying-safe-strong-amid-covid-19-(1) 4/30/2020 11:47:39 AM
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