Preparing for Your Surgery If your foot and ankle surgeon has recommended surgery as the best treatment for your foot and ankle condition, here are some guidelines you can follow to make your recovery experience much easier. First, you will need to discuss various details...
2/10/2020 10:22:53 AM
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....
6/26/2020 12:30:57 PM
Check Pain Management Off Your List of Foot Surgery Worries Foot and ankle surgeons share reassuring insight on managing pain after surgery With any surgery comes reasonable concerns. Depending on the person, your mind could start racing anywhere from the seriousness of you...
9/3/2016 11:20:18 PM
Frequently Asked Questions About Bunion Surgery Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about bunions and their treatment. 1. Are bunions hereditary? Bunions are most often caused by an inherited faulty mechanic structure of the foot. It is not the buni...
11/23/2016 12:15:59 PM
What Is a Tarsal Coalition? A tarsal coalition is an abnormal connection that develops between two bones in the back of the foot (the tarsal bones). This abnormal connection, which can be composed of bone, cartilage or fibrous tissue, may lead to limited motion and pain i...
1/10/2018 1:57:43 PM
Big Relief Is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe While many people give little thought to their big toes, many others are plagued by a painful condition that limits or eventually totally restricts movement of that all-important toe (digit). Once the big toe starts to hurt, it is...
11/23/2016 11:58:52 AM
What Is This Bump on My Foot? Michael Coyer, DPM, AACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Orange County, California Associate Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons "I've got this lump on my foot—what could it be?" As a foot and ankle surgeon, I am aske...
10/15/2018 5:33:33 PM
Don't Let Pain Slow Down Your Spring Walks Job Tough on Your Feet? Don't Ignore Ankle Sprains
6/27/2016 5:16:54 PM
Stress Fractures and Other Foot Injuries Increase in Winter Weather American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons urges safety. As temperatures dip across the United States, the prospect of a long winter and slippery conditions is at the forefront of everyone's mind...
11/9/2016 11:56:36 AM
What Is Cavus Foot? Cavus foot is a condition in which the foot has a very high arch. Because of this high arch, an excessive amount of weight is placed on the ball and heel of the foot when walking or standing. Cavus foot can lead to a variety of signs and symptoms, such...
1/10/2018 11:12:00 AM
What Is Chronic Ankle Instability? Chronic ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring giving way of the outer (lateral) side of the ankle. This condition often develops after repeated ankle sprains. Usually, the giving way occurs while walking or doing ...
1/10/2018 11:19:32 AM
Swelling of the ankles may be due to many factors, including trauma, infection , tumor , varicose veins, improper function of the lymphatic system, poor circulation , hypertension and congestive heart failure, to name a few. The foot and ankle surgeon will recommend trea...
1/10/2018 1:51:41 PM
Swelling of the feet may be due to many factors, including trauma, infection , tumor , varicose veins, improper function of the lymphatic system, poor circulation , hypertension and congestive heart failure, to name a few. The foot and ankle surgeon will recommend treatm...
1/10/2018 1:52:18 PM
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...
11/8/2016 5:02:54 PM
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7/20/2018 12:55:26 PM