What Is Gout? Gout is a disorder that results from the buildup of uric acid in the tissues or a joint. It most often affects the joint of the big toe. Causes Gout attacks are caused by deposits of crystallized uric acid in the joint. Uric acid is present in the blood and...
1/10/2018 12:05:53 PM
What Is a Plantar Wart? A wart is a small growth on the skin that develops when the skin is infected by a virus. Warts can develop anywhere on the foot, but they typically appear on the bottom (plantar side) of the foot. Plantar warts most commonly occur in children, adol...
1/10/2018 12:59:00 PM
Healthy Feet Make the Best Dancing Feet Don’t ignore foot pain on the dance floor. Being "light on your feet" when dancing is not entirely true; dancing the night away can take a toll on feet and ankles. Both professional and amateur dancers can suffer foot injuries t...
4/18/2018 1:42:56 PM
Oh Deer: Surgeons Caution Hunters to Protect Their Feet and Ankles from Injury While foot and ankle injuries are most often associated with hobbies like running, basketball and hiking, hunting can also be the cause of serious injuries to the area. It is important that hunter...
12/3/2018 4:41:42 PM
What Is the Plantar Fibroma? A plantar fibroma is a fibrous knot (nodule) in the arch of the foot. It is embedded within the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes on the bottom of the foot. A plantar fibroma can develop in one or both fee...
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Make the Switch from Sandals to Shoes Safely Regular Foot Exams Help Keep Diabetic Feet Healthy Wear the Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries Protect Your Feet & Ankles During Fall Yardwork
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Seniors: How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it po...
1/24/2019 4:52:38 PM
Heel pain, especially stabbing 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 irritat...
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Get Your Feet in Shape for Sandal Season Beat the Heat with Healthy Summer Feet Protect Your Feet from Lawnmower Injuries
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Avoid Sprains & Fractures This Summer 10 Tips for Healthy Outdoor Feet Don’t Let Bunions Sideline You
6/27/2016 5:22:58 PM
Tasty Holiday Meals Can Trigger Painful Toes What You Can’t See This Winter Can Hurt You Don’t Let the Cold Nip at Your Toes
6/27/2016 5:25:47 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
Keep Your Dancing Feet Happy Caution with Kids’ Heel Pain Healthy Feet for the New Year
6/27/2016 5:32:58 PM
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