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Don't Invite Gout to Your Holiday Feasts Ice-Related Falls Can Wreak Havoc on Ankles Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Five Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet
/newsletter-issues/2018/winter-2018 12/18/2018 4:30:16 PM
Remember the Importance of Diabetic Foot Care Prepare Your Feet for Autumn Hikes Avoid Injuries When Playing Indoor Sports
/newsletter-issues/2015/fall-2015 6/7/2016 8:48:39 PM
Toenails will often become thick as an individual grows older. Thickening may also occur as a result of trauma to the toenail, such as when it repeatedly hits the end of a shoe that is too short. Sometimes when something is dropped on the toenail, the nail will fall off. When...
/conditions/thick-toenails 1/10/2018 2:03:30 PM
Skin cancer  is a general term for three distinct cancers that can appear on the foot: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.   Basal cell carcinoma , the most common type of skin cancer, appears on sun-exposed areas as a smooth, raised bump or a sore ...
/conditions/skin-cancer-of-the-foot-and-ankle 1/10/2018 1:34:44 PM
Sunscreen on Your Feet? Doctors urge sunscreen use and exams to prevent skin cancer on feet   Many people do not think about their feet when applying sunscreen, but did you know that the skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and other forms of skin canc...
/article/sunscreen-on-your-feet 7/8/2016 12:00:29 PM
Six Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet Keep Foot Pain Out of the Game Snowboarders: Be Sensible on the Slopes Do a Midyear Performance Check on Your Children’s Feet
/newsletter-issues/2016/winter-2016 12/15/2016 12:19:02 PM
Keep Kids’ Feet Healthy with the Right Back-to-School Shoes Ankle Fractures Often Not Diagnosed Protect Your Feet During Fall Yard Cleanup Enjoy Your Fall Hikes Without a Foot or Ankle Injury
/newsletter-issues/2018/fall-2018 10/5/2018 11:34:54 AM
Five Tips For Healthy Holiday Feet Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips for healthy holiday feet. (View Full-Size Version)   If the shoe fits, wear it.   When hitting the dance flo...
/article/five-tips-for-healthy-holiday-feet 12/6/2017 5:37:10 PM
Lawnmowers and Feet Don’t Mix Love Those Flip Flops Protect Your Feet from Skin Cancer
/newsletter-issues/2012/summer-2012 6/27/2016 5:34:53 PM
Contact dermatitis of the foot is an inflammation of the skin in response to an irritant. This irritant is something with which the foot has come into contact, such as materials and chemicals with which shoes are made, poison ivy or harsh chemicals. When the skin of the foot...
/conditions/contact-dermatitis 1/10/2018 11:22:38 AM
10 Vacation Tips for Healthy Feet Runners & Joggers: Watch for Morton’s Neuroma Weekend Warriors Vulnerable to Foot & Ankle Injuries Avoid Foot Pain During Pregnancy
/newsletter-issues/2017/summer-2017 5/23/2017 5:26:56 PM
Ouch! Young Soccer Players Sidelined by Painful Toes Snug cleats, repeated kicking lead to ingrown toenails.     This is a bad time of year to be a juvenile toenail. Suffolk, Va. foot and ankle surgeon Matthew Dairman, DPM, FACFAS, says he sees a lot of children with ...
/article/ouch!-young-soccer-players-sidelined-by-painful-to 11/29/2017 10:48:36 AM
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonl...
/conditions/wounds 1/10/2018 2:18:13 PM
Frostbite occurs when a body part is exposed to extreme cold. If conditions are cold enough for the water within the tissues to freeze and form ice crystals, cell death can occur. The feet, hands, ears and nose are particularly prone to frostbite due to their location away fr...
/conditions/frostbite 1/10/2018 12:02:55 PM
There are many potential causes of cracked heels. Dry skin (xerosis) is common and can get worse with wearing open-back shoes, increased weight or increased friction from the back of shoes. Dry, cracked skin can also be a subtle sign of more significant problems, such as diab...
/conditions/cracked-heels 1/10/2018 11:25:45 AM
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