Bursitis is an inflammation of a small fluid-filled sac, called a bursa, located near a joint, bone or tendon. The bursa, which protects the area from friction, can become inflamed from repetitive motion or irritation from shoes. In the foot, the heel and the toes are most o...
11/8/2017 2:45:22 PM
Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus) is a deformity that is present at birth in about one in every 1,000 children. It occurs in males more often than females and can affect one or both feet. The feet of an infant with clubfoot point down and inward. It is not painful, b...
1/10/2018 11:20:26 AM
Intoeing (pigeon toes) is a condition in which the feet point inward when walking. It is commonly seen in children and may resolve in very early childhood with no treatment or intervention. The child should be examined by a foot and ankle surgeon if the intoeing is causing...
1/10/2018 12:27:36 PM
Pigeon toes (intoeing) is a condition in which the feet point inward when walking. It is commonly seen in children and may resolve in very early childhood with no treatment or intervention. The child should be examined by a foot and ankle surgeon if the intoeing causes signi...
1/10/2018 12:54:35 PM
Heel Pain Continues to Plague Adults Foot and ankle surgeons: best defense is early treatment. If you are suffering from heel pain, you are not alone. According to foot and ankle surgeons, heel pain continues to be the most common reason patients seek care. The best d...
11/23/2016 12:18:22 PM
Big Toe Injuries Can Be More Problematic Than You Think Surgeons warn—don’t underestimate an injured or broken toe. Big toe, great toe or the medical term "hallux"—whatever you call that first toe of yours, it is an important digit you do not want to injure, because ...
11/23/2016 12:04:01 PM
Even though bunions are a common foot deformity, there are misconceptions about them. Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain of bunions for years before seeking treatment. What Is a Bunion? A bunion (also referred to as hallux valgus) is often described as a bump ...
1/10/2018 11:05:39 AM
What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis? The blood supply of the leg is transported by arteries and veins. The arteries carry blood from the heart to the limbs; veins carry blood back to the heart. The leg contains superficial veins, which are close to the surface, and deep veins, wh...
1/10/2018 11:37:19 AM
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Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as arch pain. Although this description is nonspecific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation of the plantar fascia (a long ligament on the bottom of the f...
11/8/2017 2:45:14 PM
Bone tumors are caused by an abnormal growth of cells. They may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Although rare, bone tumors can occur in the foot and ankle. They can be primary (originating in the bone) or secondary (originating in another part of the body)....
12/26/2017 11:14:16 AM
Compartment syndrome, a buildup of pressure within the tissue of the foot, is a painful condition that can result in tissue damage. Potential causes are injury (acute compartment syndrome) or exercise (exertional compartment syndrome). When compartment syndrome occurs follow...
1/10/2018 11:21:41 AM