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
Overdoing Sports Can Lead to Overuse Injuries Shopping Tips for Children’s Shoes Do Arches Really Fall?
6/27/2016 5:24:27 PM
Too Much of a Good Thing Can Cause Overuse Injuries of the Foot Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health, but, according to surgeons at the Ame...
11/23/2016 2:07:11 PM
The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. The body’s natural response to any type of joint injury is to increase blood flow to the affected area. This results in an accumulation of fluid in the tissues in and around the joint, resulting in swelling. Depending on the...
1/10/2018 12:29:27 PM
Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition that results in a bluish-white discoloration of fingers and toes, often as a result of exposure to cold. Stress, smoking and certain medications may trigger or worsen symptoms. The color change, which occurs from spasms in small blood vesse...
1/10/2018 1:17:08 PM
A Speedier Recovery: Advances Minimize Post-Op Crutch Use Increased mobility and freedom during post-op surgery can do wonders for a patient's attitude. And a positive attitude is proven to have drastic effects on the body's ability to heal. Recent advances in foot and ankle...
1/10/2018 2:34:52 PM
Not All Achilles Tendons Are Treated the Same Foot & ankle surgeons state Achilles tendon rupture treatments vary by patient It’s Saturday morning—time for your ‘‘weekend warrior’’ basketball game with the guys. Your team is still undefeated, and it feels great to be in the...
4/25/2018 1:22:42 PM
For Those Living with Diabetes, Treatment with Stem Cells May Avert Amputation Data presentation shows stem cell therapy supports faster recovery, fewer infections in diabetics. According to data presented at the 73rd Annual Scientific Conference of the American Colleg...
11/8/2016 12:51:53 PM