Stress Fractures and Other Foot Injuries Increase in Winter Weather American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons urges safety. As temperatures dip across the United States, the prospect of a long winter and slippery conditions is at the forefront of everyone's mind...
11/9/2016 11:56:36 AM
Big Relief Is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe While many people give little thought to their big toes, many others are plagued by a painful condition that limits or eventually totally restricts movement of that all-important toe (digit). Once the big toe starts to hurt, it is...
11/23/2016 11:58:52 AM
Cosmetic Foot Surgery: Fashion’s Pandora’s Box? Foot and ankle surgeons warn against taking part in growing surgery trend. Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another. As extreme a...
11/23/2016 12:10:52 PM
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...
11/6/2017 12:39:05 PM
What Is Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by diabetes. When it affects the arms, hands, legs and feet, it is known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is different from peripheral arterial disease (poor...
1/10/2018 11:39:56 AM
Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation or, rarely, a cyst. Because...
1/10/2018 12:25:36 PM
What Is Peripheral Arterial Disease? Commonly referred to as poor circulation, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is the restriction of blood flow in the arteries of the leg. When arteries become narrowed by plaque (the accumulation of cholesterol and other materials on the...
1/10/2018 12:49:30 PM
Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles Foot and ankle surgeons provide essential winter safety advice It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out o...
1/10/2018 2:26:41 PM
Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Fall Sports Season Have You Heard of a Lisfranc Injury? Bunion Surgery FAQs Help Your Loved Ones Living with Diabetes Thrive
8/30/2017 11:47:58 AM
Five Tips For Healthy Holiday Feet Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips for healthy holiday feet. (View Full-Size Version) If the shoe fits, wear it. When hitting the dance flo...
12/6/2017 5:37:10 PM
Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Healthy Feet Can Reduce Seniors’ Risk of Falling High Ankle vs. Lateral Ankle Sprains: What’s the Difference?
4/3/2019 11:22:31 AM
Tell Injuries to Take a Hike this Fall Combating Diabetes is a Family Affair Make Heading Back to School Painless for Feet Painful Big Toe? Relief is in Sight
9/19/2019 12:36:01 PM