Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children cannot explain what is wrong. But it is important to protect growing feet and to have problems checked out early. T...
3/28/2019 3:40:26 PM
Rare Diabetes Foot Complication Becoming More Common At first, Kim Schraeder did not worry about the swelling in her left foot. After all, it was pulling double-duty while her other foot recovered from surgery. "I have a high threshold for pain," she says. "It hurt to walk ...
12/4/2017 1:54:30 PM
Don’t Ignore Your Kids’ Heel Pain Keep Your Ankles Safe from Fractures this Winter Season Keep Your Toes Toasty
6/27/2016 6:28:28 PM
What Is a Tailor’s Bunion? Tailor’s bunion, also called a bunionette, is a prominence of the fifth metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe. The metatarsals are the five long bones of the foot. The prominence that characterizes a tailor’s bunion occurs at the metata...
1/10/2018 1:54:36 PM
Winter's Balancing Act The wrong boot could lead to ankle and foot injuries. Winter’s popular women’s boots typically feature tall, spiked heels and narrow, pointed toes. These boots can make your feet unstable on snow- and ice-covered surfaces. A stylish low-heel...
11/9/2016 4:18:46 PM
What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means knot and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin. Ganglion ...
1/10/2018 12:04:43 PM
A rash on the foot can have a variety of causes. It may be a form of eczema, which is usually very itchy. It also may be an allergic reaction to something with which your feet have come into contact, such as materials in your shoe or poison ivy. Another common reason for a fo...
1/10/2018 11:59:19 AM
Brachymetatarsia is a condition in which one of the bones in the front of the foot is significantly shorter than the others. Although it may affect any of the five metatarsals, it most commonly affects the fourth metatarsal. Looking at the foot, it might appear that the fourt...
11/8/2017 2:45:21 PM
For Many, Winter Is Fall Season Ankle fractures occur frequently from ice-related falls. With the hectic pace of the holidays, serious injuries from ice-related falls inevitably occur. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports that falls on icy s...
11/9/2016 1:03:52 PM
Summer Vacation Tips for Healthy Feet Ouch! Nothing ruins a summer vacation faster than a painful or injured foot. From the airport to your hotel room, there are steps you can take to prevent foot and ankle pain and injury. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons of...
11/9/2016 4:10:21 PM
Simple Precautions Can Keep You on the Trails This Fall Even the most avid outdoor enthusiasts don’t realize just how much stress and strain they put on their feet and ankles during autumn hikes. Those long, vigorous walks on uneven terrain may be fun, but without proper car...
11/9/2016 2:34:46 PM
Women Runners Take Fashion Warning Bare Feet and Summer: Not the Safest Mix Warm Weather Walking Checklist
6/27/2016 5:21:50 PM
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11/30/2017 3:41:03 PM
Foot Health Facts for Women Women are more vulnerable to certain foot problems than men, mainly from years of walking in narrow-fitting shoes that squeeze the toes and from high-heels that cramp the forefoot and pose risks for arch and ankle problems. Foot and ankle probl...
11/9/2016 11:52:12 AM
In Women's Shoes, Pain Does Not Equal Gain High-heeled shoes can cause pain, deformities and damage to the feet that can last a lifetime. But doctors say there are steps women can take to reduce high heel-related foot problems. Avoid shoes with pointed toes. Avoi...
12/6/2017 2:33:14 PM