Foot Care During Childhood Requires Specialized Approach Pediatric patients present unique challenges to diagnosis and treatment of foot conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) calls for a renewed effort in diagnosing and treating pediatric...
11/29/2017 10:56:39 AM
Preparing for Your Surgery If your foot and ankle surgeon has recommended surgery as the best treatment for your foot and ankle condition, here are some guidelines you can follow to make your recovery experience much easier. First, you will need to discuss various details...
2/10/2020 10:22:53 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
5/23/2017 5:26:56 PM
Athletes Living with Diabetes Face More Foot Injuries Than Athletes Without Foot and ankle injuries are commonplace among all athletes, weekend warriors and high-performance athletes alike, but athletes living with diabetes are at a significantly greater risk of sustaining st...
11/2/2020 3:16:07 PM
Start the New Year on the Right Foot Say Goodbye to Ingrown Toenails Swapping Foot Fractures for Vitamin D Winter Tips for Diabetic Foot Care
12/17/2020 12:33:50 PM
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...
11/4/2020 1:50:48 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
Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer: Expert Weighs in on Proper Care Caring for your children’s foot and ankle injuries can help them stay on their feet longer The summer months are an active time for families and children. Summer sports and playing outside put children at incr...
5/23/2018 12:22:09 PM
New Ankle Arthritis Treatments Help Boomers Stay Active Foot and ankle surgeons discuss arthritis surgical advances. There’s good news for active older adults who are plagued with arthritic ankles. Surgeons are rethinking treatment approaches for end-stage ankle ar...
11/8/2016 5:35:38 PM
What is ACFAS? The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) was founded in 1942 and has grown into a specialty medical society of more than 7,800 members. ACFAS members are doctors of podiatric medicine (DPM) with specialty training in surgical and nonsurgical trea...
6/17/2021 4:45:43 PM
10 Tips for Healthy Vacation Feet Eliminate Achey Feet During Pregnancy Foot Safety for Home Projects Sport Flip Flops Without Pain
7/15/2021 2:25:02 PM
Shoes for patients living with diabetes are made of special protective inserts and soft shoe materials to accommodate for conditions, such as neuropathy (numb feet), poor circulation and foot deformities (bunions, hammertoes, etc.). The shoes decrease the chance of foot s...
11/8/2017 2:45:39 PM
When Is It Time to See a Foot and Ankle Surgeon? Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Virginia President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons When it comes to people suffering from foot pain, I find most aren’t sure where to turn...
1/26/2018 1:24:14 PM
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Check Pain Management Off Your List of Foot Surgery Worries Foot and ankle surgeons share reassuring insight on managing pain after surgery With any surgery comes reasonable concerns. Depending on the person, your mind could start racing anywhere from the seriousness of you...
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