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What Can You Do About Fallen Arches?

OverviewIf you take a close look an adult foot (from the inside) you will notice an inward/upward curve at the center. This curve is known as an arch, and it?s formed by tendons in the foot and lower leg attached at the heel and foot bones…

Understand Heel Soreness

OverviewHeel pain is a very common foot complaint and may involve injury to the bone, fat pad, ligaments, tendons or muscles. Heel pain can also be referred by a pinched nerve in your lower back. It is important to have your heel pain thor…

Leg Length Discrepancy Self Test

OverviewYour child will be given general anesthetic. We cut the bone and insert metal pins above and below the cut. A metal frame is attached to the pins to support the leg. Over weeks and months, the metal device is adjusted to gradually …

Coping with Mortons Neuroma

OverviewAlso known as Morton's Interdigital Neuroma, Morton's Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuralgia, Plantar Neuroma, Intermetatarsal Neuroma) What is a Morton's neuroma? Morton's neuroma is a condition characterized by localized swelling of t…

How Shoe Lifts Overcome Leg Length Difference

There are not one but two unique variations of leg length discrepancies, congenital and acquired. Congenital implies you are born with it. One leg is structurally shorter than the other. As a result of developmental periods of aging, the b…

Simple Tips To Spot Inferior Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spur is a thorn-like, bony protrusion of the heel bone, which can become inflamed through irritation, thus causing pain. A heel spur forms at the tendon attachments on the muscles of the heel bone as a result of micro-injurie…

What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Inferior Calcaneal Spur

Overview One of the conditions of the heel that can cause a lot of inconvenience is the development of heel spurs. A heel spur is the growth of calcium deposit on the heel bone. This deposit can become a bony protrusion and can cause a gre…

Bursa Foot Surgery Recuperation

Overview Bursitis occurs when a bursa is irritated from frequent pressure and it becomes inflamed. Due to the location close the Achilles tendon, Achilles bursitis is often mistaken for tendinitis. Achilles bursitis is a common overuse inj…

Non Surgical Hammer Toe Repair

Overview A hammertoes is a misshapen second, third, or fourth toe. The toe bends up at the middle joint. The toe becomes a hammertoe because a muscle in the toe isn?t working properly or is too weak, increasing pressure on the tendons and …

Hammertoe Pain Treatment

Overview Hammer, claw, and mallet toes are toes that do not have the right shape. They may look odd or may hurt, or both. Tight shoes are the most common cause of these toe problems. A hammertoes is a toe that bends down toward the floor a…

The Facts Related To Overpronation Of The Feet

Overview Over-pronation, or flat feet, is a common biomechanical problem that occurs in the walking process when a person?s arch collapses upon weight bearing. This motion can cause extreme stress or inflammation on the plantar fascia, pos…

Bunions Cause And Effect

Overview Bunions (hallux valgus) are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. With a bunion, the b…

Does Severs Disease Require Surgical Treatments?

Overview n the growing child there are a number of different ways that bones grow. In the calcaneus (heel bone), growth comes from two separate growth plates. The lesser of the two growth plates is called the apophysis. The apophysis of th…

What Is Adult Aquired FlatFeet ?

Overview Adult-acquired flatfoot (AAF) is the term used to describe the progressive deformity of the foot and ankle that, in its later stages, results in collapsed and badly deformed feet. Although the condition has been described and writ…

Heel Painfulness

Overview Heel pain is usually felt either under the heel or just behind it. Heel Pain has a prevalence of 3.6%. US studies estimate that 7% of older adults report tenderness under the heel. Plantar fasciitis is estimated to account for 8% …

The Treatments And Causes Of Achilles Tendonitis

Overview Achilles tendinitis is a common condition that causes pain along the back of the leg near the heel. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects your calf muscles to your heel bone and is used when you walk, …

What Causes Heel Discomfort To Surface

Overview Plantar fasciitis is a common, painful foot condition. Patients, and sometimes doctors often confuse the terms plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. Plantar fasciitis refers to the syndrome of inflammation of the band of tissue that r…

What Can Cause Plantar Fasciitis To Surface

Overview Plantar fasciosis is a foot condition characterized by heel pain and pain in your plantar fascia-a strong and dense connective tissue structure on the sole of your foot that supports your foot arch. This condition has historically…

Treatments For Lesser toe deformities

Did you know that redheads require 20% more general anesthesia than non-gingers before going under the knife? Often taken for granted, our feet and ankles are subjected to a rigorous workout everyday. Pain, such as may occur in our heels, …

Concerning Achilles Tendonitis

Overview Achilles tendinitis is an irritation/inflammation in the achilles tendon, which attaches to the back of the heel. It is often a result of overuse and occurs frequently in runners who have altered their training suddenly, either wi…

Achilles Tendinitis The Facts

Overview Inflammation of the Achilles tendon.The Achilles is the large tendon connecting the two major calf muscles, gastrocnemius and soleus, to the back of the heel bone. Under too much stress, the tendon tightens and is forced to work t…

Print "Symptoms Associated With Side Of Foot Pain"

One of the hardest things to detect is the foot pain bone that is causing a severe foot pain on top of the foot of many women. Our feet are the most used (and abused) part of our body. Are you one of those people who are said to be flat fo…

What Are Heel Fissures And How Can I Treat Them?

I'm going to be talking about foot care so if feet turn your stomach, give this post a miss! It's easy to ignore how your feet look during the cold-weather months when you hide your feet in your shoes. Wearing the right shoes is an importa…

Health 4 Clues Ease Your Milia Treatments Coding

There are different types of foot fungus that occur due to many factors both internally and externally, that can alter one's physical state, foot wise. Every day there are many women around the world that wish that they could change the wa…

Foot Problems Are Genetic

Foot reflexology is a massage technique that is used as a complimentary therapy in some medical conditions to provide added benefits to the patient. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness that mainly affects infants and chi…

Caring For Your Feet As You Age

A bunionette is similar to a bunion, but it develops on the outside of the foot. Kate Middleton is barely seen out in public engagements without her trusty nude LK Bennett high heels on. When she made a pre-Olympic visit to a judo center h…

Depth Report

Anyone who's ever played hide and seek knows what a thrill it is to be well-hidden somewhere, perhaps only a breath or two away from the soft shoe scuffs of the seeker, almost bursting out laughing because you know if they just twitched th…

Get Rid Of Corns

Bunions and hammer toes are the bread and butter of a podiatrist. Pes Cavus is caused by muscle imbalances in the lower leg and foot that draws the front of the foot, or sometimes draws the heel downward, making the arch higher than normal…

Toback Podiatry, PLLC

Your big toe has started to angle towards your other toes and you are noticing a bony bump on the inside of your big toe joint that is easily irritated by footwear. I've been a Reflexologists for 33 years, a licensed massage therapist sinc…

How Orthotics Can Prevent Bunion Surgery

Once conservative therapy has failed, or if it has been determined that the severity of the bunion will not respond to non-surgical treatment options, we will consider your surgical options. There are about 100 different documented surgica…

Putting The Toe Under The Hammer

Talk to your doctor if you're travelling to a country with limited medical resources. I have had doctors prescribe antibiotics for me to take with me in case I became ill when I knew no medical care would be available. Common-sense OTC med…

Curing Foot Arch Pain

Prolonged working of the feet throughout the day, with consequent friction against footwear leads to the accumulation of hard skin Any part of the foot may acquire hard skin ; but it's most common on the heel and main joint of the big toe.…

Painful Feet & Arch Supports

Sculptra(r) injectable implants replaced the padding on the ball of my foot after the first treatment. Now I feel like I have pillows on my feet." Sculptra, also known as Poly-L-Lactic Acid has been widely used for many years in dissolvabl…

How To Prevent Hammer Toe

Home remedies include straps, cushions and corn pads that are available to relieve symptoms, but if you have diabetes, poor circulation or a lack of feeling in your feet, be sure to consult your physician before self-treating. If all other…