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Women Runners Take Fashion Warning Bare Feet and Summer: Not the Safest Mix Warm Weather Walking Checklist
/newsletter-issues/2014/spring-2014 6/27/2016 5:21:50 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...
/conditions/tailor-s-bunion-(bunionette) 7/28/2021 1:38:18 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 ...
/conditions/ganglion-cyst 7/8/2021 1:45:51 PM
Keep Boot Heels Low This Winter to Prevent Foot & Ankle Injuries Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Foot Care Low Vitamin D Levels Can Increase Your Risk of Foot Fractures Skiing or Skating This Winter? Keep Feet & Ankles Safe from Injury
/newsletter-issues/2017/winter-2017 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...
/article/foot-health-facts-for-women 11/9/2016 11:52:12 AM
Treating Foot and Ankle Conditions During the COVID-19 Crisis During this unprecedented time, it’s still important to take care of your overall wellness, and your feet are no exception. Healthy feet and ankles are crucial for balance, mobility and a healthy body. However, i...
/article/treating-foot-and-ankle-conditions-during-the-covi 11/4/2020 1:50:48 PM
What Is the Tarsal Tunnel?    The tarsal tunnel – the source of tarsal tunnel syndrome - is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones, known as the tarsal tunnel.  The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that pr...
/conditions/tarsal-tunnel-syndrome 7/28/2021 1:30:04 PM
What is the Achilles Tendon?   The Achilles tendon – where Achilles tendon disorders occur - is the band of tissue that runs down the back of the lower leg, connecting the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the heel cord, the Achilles tendon facilitates walking by ...
/conditions/achilles-tendon-disorders 7/28/2021 11:32:48 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...
/article/in-women-s-shoes,-pain-does-not-equal-gain 12/6/2017 2:33:14 PM
Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Latest Heel Pain Treatments Early attention key to avoiding aggressive surgical options Imagine getting out of bed every morning and feeling a temporary pain shoot through your heel. For many people, this is an everyday occurrence. Heel pain, a...
/article/foot-ankle-surgeons-examine-latest-heel-pain-treat 2/21/2019 4:25:22 PM
What Is Capsulitis of the Second Toe?   Capsulitis of the second toe occurs in the ligaments surrounding the joint at the base of the second toe. These ligaments form a capsule, which helps the joint to function properly. Capsulitis is a condition in which these ligaments ha...
/conditions/capsulitis-of-the-second-toe 7/28/2021 1:32:28 PM
Avoid Sprains & Fractures This Summer 10 Tips for Healthy Outdoor Feet Don’t Let Bunions Sideline You
/newsletter-issues/2014/summer-2014 6/27/2016 5:22:58 PM
The Doctor Is In! TeleHealth vs. In-Office Appointments Summer Footwear Creates New Problems Avoiding Running Injuries Weekend Warriors: Watch Out for Overuse Injuries
/newsletter-issues/2020/summer-2020 5/18/2020 11:23:40 AM
Ankle Fractures Often Not Diagnosed Long-term complications result from poor recovery.     Mistaking an ankle fracture for an ankle sprain has serious consequences when the foot does not heal correctly. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons reminds patients to s...
/article/ankle-fractures-often-not-diagnosed 11/6/2017 12:39:05 PM
Watch for Heel Pain After Coming Out of Hibernation Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Spring Sports Foot Fractures Can Signal Osteoporosis Take the Foot Push-Up Test
/newsletter-issues/2017/spring-2017 3/22/2017 1:30:18 PM
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