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
Bones and joints usually have a protective system called the synovial bursae to prevent simple injuries. These are small sacs filled with lubricating synovial fluid and lined with synovial membrane. The bursa’s job is to protect and cushion the … Read More
People with diabetes are prone to experiencing side effects of the disease, and one of those side effects is diabetic foot pain. If you have diabetes, you are at risk of developing diabetic neuropathy, which results in a loss of … Read More
Hammertoe is a deformity of the toes, commonly affecting the second, third, or fourth toe. It is called hammertoe because it is characterized by an abnormal bend in the middle of the joints, creating the look of a hammer.
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If your feet are aching or you can’t seem to escape injury, it may be because your shoes lack adequate arch support. Read on to learn more about the importance of arch support in your shoes.
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Whether they are toddlers just finding their balance or teens active in sports, children can experience many of the same foot conditions as adults. If you are a parent or caregiver, be on the lookout for any of the following … Read More
For some, achieving “happy feet” is more than just a reason to dance. It means they are no longer dealing with chronic or acute foot pain. Fortunately, if you are suffering from any number of podiatric disorders or injuries, there … Read More
Training to complete a marathon is a fantastic goal – and a huge commitment. After all, running 26.2 miles in one stretch can take a toll, even on the fittest amongst us, so proper training is imperative. With so much … Read More