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Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Foot Injuries

If you suffer from ligament tendon injuries, you might think you need to go under the knife for relief. But at the Foot and Ankle Center of Arizona, we offer non-surgical procedures for the treatment of things like torn tendons, so you can get back on your feet! Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Foot Injuries Regenerative […]

The Benefits of Treatment for Common Heel Injuries

Are you suffering from heel pain? We all know how it can be devastating to your daily life. When suffering from excruciating pain in the heel, there are some things you can do at home, but if severe enough, you may need to consider other treatment options from your heel pain doctor in Scottsdale. Of […]

What are the Best Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis?

What are the Best Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis Feet are the foundation of our body and when they are injured, things don’t always work the way they should. Of course, you always want to have pain free feet, especially when it comes to the plantar fascia since it is the structure responsible for the natural […]

The Benefits of Regenerative Medicine for Foot and Ankle Issues

Many issues can affect your feet and ankles leading to severe pain and discomfort. Luckily, you can find relief and get you back to feeling your best, all without the need of surgery, but with regenerative medicine. In fact, regenerative medicine is proven to be safer and more effective than traditional surgical procedures. There are […]

Arthritis Prevalence Among Pre-Diabetics

Arthritis Prevalence Among Pre-Diabetics Study: Nearly one-third of adults with pre-diabetes also have arthritis Arthritis Prevalence Among Pre-Diabetics – Between 2009 and 2014, nearly one-third of adults in the United States with pre-diabetes also had arthritis, according to an analysis presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. “This may impact physical activity recommended to prevent diabetes […]

New ‘Spicy’ Pain Reliever

New ‘Spicy’ Pain Reliever New ‘Spicy’ Pain Reliever hasFDA Fast Track Designation The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given “fast track” designation to an injectable pain reliever containing a synthetic form of capsaicin.  Capsaicin is the active ingredient that makes chili peppers spicy. First Use of Capsaicin as Analgesic The move speeds the development of […]

Protect Feet & Ankles During Fall Yardwork

Protect Feet & Ankles During Fall Yardwork Protect Feet & Ankles During Fall Yardwork – As you rake leaves this fall and prepare your yard for the winter ahead, follow these tips to help keep your feet and ankles safe from injury: Wear the right shoes. No matter how mild the weather may be, don’t […]

Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Reducing Hospital Readmissions Great job reducing hospital readmissions (but it’s about to get harder) Reducing Hospital Readmissions – If unnecessary hospital readmissions are, as some suggest, the low-hanging fruit in the pursuit of better healthcare, hospitals should get ready to pluck less and less. Hospital administrators have had years—four since Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program […]

Foot Self-Examination

Foot Self-Examination What kind of shape are your feet in? According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the average person takes approximately 10,000 steps per day, which add up to more than 3 million steps per year. We carry approximately four to six times our body weight across the ankle joint when climbing […]

Orthotics for Foot Injuries

Do Orthotics for Foot Injuries Really Work? Foot orthotics are a booming business, but disagreement still exists within the foot care community about their potential benefit to patients. While the foot orthotics industry reached $4.7 billion in 2015 and will continue to grow through 2021. Advanced kinesiologists maintain that training and physical therapy are superior […]

A Guide to Foot Health for Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Foot Health Facts for Diabetics Having diabetes increases the risk of developing a wide range of foot problems, often because of two complications of the disease: nerve damage (neuropathy) and poor circulation. Foot Health Facts for Diabetics – For those with diabetes, foot problems such as the following can lead to serious complications: