The ankle is particularly vulnerable to injury because of the complexity of its structure and the weight and pressure placed on it every day. Ankle pain may therefore affect anyone of any age; however, it is most common in athletes … Read More
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Children are susceptible to diseases, conditions, and injuries just as much as adults. Their activeness increases the risk of developing injuries and acquiring conditions. One of the most commonly affected body parts in your children are their feet. Here are … Read More
Arteries transport blood from the heart to other parts of the body. The oxygenated and nutrient filled blood is distributed to smaller tubes called arterioles. Capillaries, which are thinner vessels, receive the blood from the arterioles and distribute it to … Read More
Whenever you train for a sport or participate in a sport, your focus is on how to get better and better. In the process, you may forget the strain it could have on your feet and ankles.
The American Academy … Read More
Tendonitis can be a painful condition which is caused by inflammation or irritation of a tendon. It can occur anywhere in the body, but it most commonly occurs in the feet and ankles.
Overuse, repetitive movements, or overstretching can result … Read More
Flatfeet is a term used to describe feet with minimal to no obvious arches. If you have flatfeet, when you stand, the entire soles of your feet touch the ground instead of part of the foot rising above ground level. … Read More
Bunions are the result of pressure on the joint at base of the big toe. When left untreated, this pressure can cause an unsightly and often painful bump (the bunion) – as well as painful calluses on the skin surrounding … Read More
The foot is made up of 26 bones. With so many bones, and some quite delicate, it can make them vulnerable to injury. In fact, one in every ten bone fractures happen in the foot. Treatment for fractures and the … Read More
Peroneal tendonitis is a condition that develops when the peroneal tendons in your legs are inflamed. It is an overuse injury usually caused by the tendons in the legs rubbing against bone which results in inflammation. As a reaction to … Read More