A fracture refers to a break in your bone. Most types of fractures happen due to accidents, injuries, overuse, or repetitive activities that strain the bones. Therefore, athletes who participate in running sports, like basketball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer, are … Read More
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The posterior tibial tendon is one of the most important tendons in your lower extremities. Its purpose is to stabilize your ankle. It is the tendon that makes it possible for you to point your foot in several directions.
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The posterior tibial tendon is the ligament that supports and creates the arch at the bottom of your foot. This ligament goes from the bottom of your calf muscle, along the inside of your leg, to your foot bones to … Read More
Your feet play an important role in bearing and balancing your weight while transporting you to wherever you want to go. The foot is a complex structure comprising 26 small bones and 33 tiny joints, including multiple muscles, tendons, and … Read More
A foot ulcer is one of the common medical complications of diabetes. These ulcers are open sores and lesions of the skin that often don’t heal, and they tend to reoccur and worsen. They can eventually expose the internal organs … Read More
The ankles bear the weight of our entire body, and they must bend and twist however we please. Because they are so stable, we tend to take our ankles for granted until they start causing us to feel pain.
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One of the most common foot issues affecting people is bunions. A bunion is a protrusion of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe. Women are especially prone to developing bunions due to footwear that forces … Read More
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