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Signs It's Time For You To Consider Ankle Replacement Surgery

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Ankle replacement surgery is a surgical procedure that is done by a skilled podiatrist. This type of surgery should not be taken lightly, but it might be necessary for you to be able to continue to do the things you love to do. If you are concerned about your ankle health following an accident, injury, or genetic condition you have, then you may want to think about getting ankle replacement surgery. Read More»

4 Foot Care Tips That Keep Your Feet Healthy And Prevent Pain And Injury

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Taking good care of your feet could mean the difference between feeling good after a long day of work and feeling miserable with foot pain. Tired and painful feet are common, but when your feet always hurt, it’s time to focus on foot care. Here are four important steps for taking the best care of your feet. 1. Wear Shoes That Fit Well One of the most important things you can do for your feet is to wear shoes that fit well. Read More»

Foot Pain In Children: Highlights About Growing Pains

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Your toddler complains of foot pain. How do you respond? Are you the type who is quick to dismiss it as what’s commonly referred to as “growing pains,” or do you check with a pediatric podiatrist? The truth is that whether or not the foot pain is due to growing pains, the diagnosis should be left to a qualified expert. Here is what you should know about growing pains. It’s Not About Growth Spurts Read More»

The Three-Pronged Approach To Foot Wounds For Diabetic Patients

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If you are someone with diabetes, then you already know how many deleterious effects this condition can have on your body. One of those effects is to raise your risk of foot wounds — in particular, foot wounds that are slow to heal and that become infected. A great way to approach foot wounds as a diabetic is to take a three-pronged stance. The three prongs are prevention, detection, and treatment. Read More»

Should You Be Considering A Surgical Bunionectomy?

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If you have a bunion, then you have the choice of sticking with conservative treatments or opting for a surgical bunionectomy procedure. The decision is a personal one, but there are some signs that you should be looking at your surgical options sooner than later. Keep reading to find out about a few of these signs. You Have Tried Conservative Treatments For Years Conservative treatments are a good option for mild bunion conditions that can easily be controlled. Read More»

How to Identify and Address a Stone Bruise

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A stone bruise can happen to anyone when walking or running. If you land on a sharp rock with your heel or ball of your foot, you know what caused your injury, but sometimes, a stone bruise might be caused by repetitive activity or a foot abnormality. Minor stone bruises usually heal fast, but if yours heals slowly or if you have stone bruises frequently, you should see a foot doctor to verify the diagnosis and to get proper treatment. Read More»

How Cosmetic Toe Surgeons Help Runners Who Break a Big Toe

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Broken big toes may throw a runner off their game and make it very hard for them to compete at a high level. As a result, it may be necessary for those in this position to get cosmetic toe surgery to ensure that they can compete again.  A Broken Toe May Impact a Runner’s Ability Running may not seem like a heavy impact sport or one in which a person could get injured. Read More»

Tips For Avoiding Foot And Ankle Injuries When Weightlifting

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Weightlifting is a great way to improve your bone and joint health if you do it safely. However, many people can experience injuries, especially from heavier weights. Common areas of injury include the knees, lower back, and shoulders, but your feet and ankles can also suffer if you are not careful. Follow these tips to keep your feet and ankles safe as you lift weights.  1. Improve mobility. One of the best things you can do for your feet and ankles is to make sure you stay as mobile as possible. Read More»

Toe Problems? When To See A Podiatrist

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Do you have toe pain? When you do, you can visit a foot doctor at a foot treatment center to help you out. You can alleviate some of the foot and toe pain you have when you wear the proper shoes and make sure you don’t stand for long periods of time on hard surfaces that don’t have any support, but you should also seek the care of a foot doctor as well. Read More»

What Is Gout And How Is It Treated?

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If you have pain and noticeable swelling around your big toe or other joint in your foot, then you could have a common, but easily treated, condition called gout. Gout is potentially debilitating and can even lead to permanent joint or kidney damage, so you shouldn’t ignore it. Here is more information about gout, how it is treated, and how you can prevent it so that you can keep on your feet. Read More»