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Arthritis Can Cause Pain in the Feet and Ankles

If you are suffering from tenderness, pain, or stiffness in the joints of your feet or ankles, call us to schedule an appointment. read more..

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Bunions

A bunion is a bump that forms at the base of the big toe. Bunions form when the big toe pushes against the next toe, which forces the big toe joint to get bigger and stick out.  As a result, the ... read more..

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Common Bunion Treatments and What They Do

Bunions are bony bumps that form on the sides of the big toes, at the base of the big toe joint. They are a common deformity that can push the big toe towards the other toes and make wearing shoes unc... read more..

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Foot and Ankle Fractures

When the foot or ankle experiences trauma, a fracture may occur.  Causes of foot and ankle fractures can vary; in some cases, an obvious impact to the foot or a fall can be behind a fracture.&nbs... read more..

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What Is a Foot Contusion?

A foot contusion is another term for a bruise on the foot. This is typically a mild injury that occurs as a result of a direct impact to the foot. For example, you may develop a foot contusion after d... read more..

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Wound Care

Diabetics must be wary of all wounds, regardless of depth or size. Diabetes, a chronic disease in which the body cannot properly use glucose the way it normally would, causes various complications tha... read more..

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What Is Debridement?

Debridement is the process of removing dead or infected skin tissue to help foot wounds heal. As diabetes often causes a loss of sensation in the feet and poor blood circulation, foot wounds read more..

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Foot Surgery

In most cases, foot surgery is often chosen as the last available option for conditions that have otherwise been unsuccessfully treated. Surgery may be necessary for several reasons, including the rem... read more..

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How to Prepare for Foot or Ankle Surgery

If you are getting ready to undergo surgery to correct a foot or ankle issue, it is important to be prepared and know what to expect. Store up on food and supplies, and set up a comfortable spot i read more..

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Gout Pain Can Be Managed

Gout is a painful, inflammatory form of arthritis. Those affected will typically feel an intense stiffness in the joints of their feet, particularly in the big toe. Schedule a visit to learn abou read more..

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Flat Feet

Flatfoot is a foot condition in which the arch of the foot has either partially or totally dropped or has never developed. While it is common in babies and small children, it can become a problem for ... read more..

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Flat Feet and Runners

Strong and flexible feet are essential to runners. Feet are the part of the body that strike and engage with the ground, and provide the foundation on which the body relies to complete and sustain read more..

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Ankle Pain

Pain experienced in the ankle can be caused by a multitude of conditions. While the most common cause is an ankle sprain, other possible problems can include arthritis, gout, ankle instability, ankle ... read more..

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Two Types of Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can develop when the tissues in the joints of the ankle become compressed. This can be felt when the foot is pointed downward, and often affects gymnasts and dancers. Pain on the front... read more..

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Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is a nail that has curved downward and grown into the skin.  This typically occurs at either the nail borders or the sides of the nail.  As a result, pain, redness, swelli... read more..

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What Can Cause an Ingrown Toenail?

The medical condition known as an ingrown toenail can affect the appearance of the foot and cause pain most frequently to the big toe. It is defined as the nail growing into the outer edges ... read more..

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Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is an alternative treatment method that is used for bone and soft tissue disorders in the foot and ankle. EWST is a noninvasive option for pain relief and it wa... read more..

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Foot Conditions That May Benefit From Shockwave Therapy

There are specific foot conditions that may benefit from the procedure that is referred to as shockwave therapy. The proper term is extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), and it can help to accelera... read more..

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Are Bunions Affecting Your Everyday Life?

Have you noticed a bony protrusion on the side of your big toe? If so, you may have developed the foot condition known as a bunion. Don't let bunions interfere with your daily activities. read more..

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Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a condition in which the nerves in the body become damaged from a number of different illnesses. Nerves from any part of the body, including the foot, can be damaged. There are several f... read more..

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What Is Paresthesia?

Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the limbs. It often affects the legs and feet. While typically painless, the sensation is often described as tingling, nu... read more..

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Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints. This considered to be one of the most frequently recorded medical illnesses throughout history. Gout occurr... read more..

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Can I Walk With Gout?

Gout is a type of arthritis that can flare up without warning and usually affects the big toe joint. This condition can cause sudden and intense pain and swelling of the affected joint, which may make... read more..

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Everyday Foot Care

Our feet are arguably one of the most important parts of the body. When it comes to health and beauty routines, the feet and toenails are usually ignored. You should always practice proper footcare to... read more..

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Four Tips for Healthy Feet

Your feet carry you throughout your life, supporting the weight of your body. Maintaining the health of your feet is essential and there are many simple ways to keep the feet healthy. Check your feet ... read more..

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Ankle Pain

The ankle joint is the point at which the bones of the leg and foot join. This joint is crucial because it is responsible for the foot’s mobility. Ankle pain is typically the result of inflammat... read more..

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Exercises for Stiff Ankles

If your ankles feel stiff or sore, stretching them may help relieve some of your pain and discomfort. There are a variety of simple ankle stretches that you can try at home. Ankle circles are an read more..

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Are You Suffering From Ingrown Toenails?

If left untreated, an ingrown toenail can lead to more serious concerns, such as an infection. Knowing proper nail care can help in the prevention of an ingrown toenail. Give us a call, and get t read more..

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How to Treat Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are calcium deposits that cause bone protrusions on the heel bone. Heel spurs are usually associated with plantar fasciitis, which occurs when the plantar fasciitis in the foot becomes infl... read more..

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How Do Heel Spurs Form?

Heel spurs are bony protrusions that form on the heel bone due to calcium deposits.  These deposits tend to form over time and may be a result of a ligament that is connected to the heel bone bei... read more..

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