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Men’s Foot Health Facts

Men’s Foot Health Facts Men’s Foot Health –  feet and ankles take a beating, with jobs that often require long hours standing or walking and leisure activities involving running and jumping. But men tend to ignore foot and ankle problems until pain starts slowing them down. It’s important for men to know that pain is […]

How to Prepare for Foot or Ankle Surgery

  You have standard surgery options Foot and ankle surgery can be a scary thought, but it can be easier with non-invasive treatments. Of course, you have standard surgery options, but non-surgical options are also available and have proven the be safer and more effective. Either way, you still need to take the time to […]

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2 – Basketball Jones’ Fracture Being a basketball player is very tough on your feet. Even with high performance shoes available today, hardwood has very little give to it.  The combination of hardwood, the pounding and twisting motions basketball players make, and the individual athletes’ foot shape, contribute to a common […]

Hammertoe Explains: Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes

What Is Hammertoe? Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) deformity of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop. 

The most common causes of death are heart disease

Elderly Non-Hip Fractures – An article from the University of Helsinki, Finland Elderly Non-Hip Fractures – Hip fracture in the elderly is the most common fracture requiring hospitalization. Most of the fracture and mortality research has concentrated on hip-fracture mortality in elderly patients. These fractures are frequently related to low bone mineral density and are […]

5 Tips to Speed Up & Improve Your Recovery from Foot Surgery

If you are suffering from a foot injury, such as a sprain or a more serious injury, often times surgery is required to find relief. This can be an overwhelming experience and to get the most out of your surgery, you need to recover. Here are some tips to help you speed up and improve […]

Women’s Foot Health Facts

Foot and ankle problems commonly experienced by women: Women’s Foot Health Facts – Women are more vulnerable to certain foot problems than men, mainly from years of walking in narrow-fitting shoes that squeeze the toes and from high-heels that cramp the forefoot and pose risks for arch and ankle problems.

Cosmetic Foot Surgery: Fashion’s Pandora’s Box

Foot and ankle surgeons warn against taking part in growing surgery trend.   Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another. As extreme and imprudent as it may sound, the cosmetic surgery craze is not just for faces anymore—it has now […]

How Can I Find Relief from Ankle Arthritis?

Ankle arthritis can lead to pain and swelling, causing deformity and instability of the ankle joints. If not treated, it could cause severe damage and worn cartilage of the ankle joint. Luckily, there are ways to find relief from ankle arthritis with the help of a foot and ankle doctor in Phoenix.  Signs of Ankle […]

Signs That Ankle Surgery is the Right Intervention

Ankle injuries are not uncommon, but all injuries are unique. After trying a number of therapy and treatment options, but your ankle injury doesn’t seem to heal, it might be a sign that surgery is now the next best option. What is Ankle Surgery? From ankle fracture surgery to ankle ligament surgery, there are different […]

What Do I Do When My Ankle Won’t Properly Heal?

When ankle injuries don’t heal properly it can lead to chronic ankle instability and pain. After your current treatment plan fails, adjustments need to be made and some patients need to undergo torn ligament ankle surgery for relief.  Treating Injured Ankle Heals Properly With the right treatment plan such as rest, ice, elevation, and compression, […]

Why Choose a Foot Surgeon for Your Non-Surgical Options?

A painful foot or ankle is usually caused by an injury or an underlying chronic condition. When experiencing pain, it is a good idea to look for a foot surgeon to be properly diagnosed so you can receive the right treatment.  Keep in mind, not all foot surgeons are the same. You will want to […]

What are the Benefits of Neuroma Surgery?

If you are feeling pain between your toes and in the front part of your foot or between your toes, you could be suffering from an enlarged nerve. This can be quite uncomfortable and to find relief, you may need Morton’s Neuroma surgery.  Morton’s Neuroma Morton’s Neuroma is a condition that causes pain in the […]

What is Neuroma Foot Surgery

Are you suffering from a painful foot or ankle condition? You might want to explore treatment options like neuroma foot surgery from an experienced podiatrist. Neuroma foot surgery is probably a treatment option that you are not familiar with, but it just might be the right solution for you. First, what is a neuroma? A […]

I Suffered an Ankle Injury, Do I Need Surgery?

Ankle injuries can be painful and can also be a burden to your everyday life. Some ankle injuries can be treated without the need of surgery, but some severe cases will require surgery to help you find relief from an ankle injury. Common Ankle Injuries There are some ankle injuries that are more common than […]

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