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Foot drop refers to the inability to lift the front part of one’s foot off the ground when walking, resulting in a scuffing or dragging of the foot or lifting the thigh (known as steppage gait). It is most often caused by nerve or muscle disorders or damage or by a central ne...
/conditions/foot-drop 1/10/2018 11:53:00 AM
An uncontrolled urge to move one’s legs is referred to as restless legs.   This can happen while trying to sleep, while traveling or any time the legs are at rest. There is no known test to diagnose the problem; instead, the foot and ankle surgeon considers the individual’s h...
/conditions/restless-legs 1/10/2018 1:17:58 PM
Tired feet are not a medical condition but a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high-arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased a...
/conditions/tired-feet 1/10/2018 2:07:31 PM
Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic ...
/conditions/toe-walking 1/10/2018 2:09:09 PM
Foot bumps are bony projections that can occur anywhere on the foot. They can be a natural enlargement of a foot bone, or they can be an extra bone. They can be asymptomatic (without pain) or symptomatic (painful). If they are not painful, they can usually be accommodated by ...
/conditions/foot-bumps 1/10/2018 11:52:33 AM
Tingly feet can be a sign of nerve loss. The nerves in the feet come from the lower back. Pressure or chemical change in the nerve can cause a tingling sensation in the feet. Any sensation that is out of the ordinary can be an early sign of neurologic or vascular problems. In...
/conditions/tingly-feet 1/10/2018 2:06:14 PM
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