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Athlete’s Foot Health Facts

Athlete's Foot Health Facts

From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sports indicates types of injuries that may occur in the sport you play. Whether you participate in sports regularly or are just […]

Ankle Disorders

Ankle Disorders Treatment & Prevention

Ankle Disorders – Key points The ankle is the most frequently injured joint in the body. Treatments include both surgical procedures and nonsurgical options. Most ankle disorders can be prevented by warming up before physical activity. Your ankle helps to balance and stabilize your body. It’s made up of bones that are supported with muscles […]

Take Advantage Of Fixing Lower Back Pain With Custom Orthotics

Back Pain With Custom Orthotics

There are many causes of lower back pain but one that might be less obvious is poor foot structure or alignment.  Causes of Lower Back Pain If the tendons, ligaments, muscles, or bones are mis-alinged in your foot or ankle it can cause pain or discomfort in your feet, knees, and lower back. Correcting this […]

Why Foot Pain Should not be Ignored

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It isn’t uncommon to experience foot pain from time to time. From walking a lot to working out, feet can easily get sore. But some foot pain shouldn’t be ignored and could be a sign of more severe issues. Always meet with a podiatrist and a foot and ankle doctor in Scottsdale to learn more […]

What should I do after injuring my ankle?

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Commonly patients call the Foot & Ankle Center of Arizona and relate of injuring their Ankle. Here is some helpful information about Ankle sprains and how to care for the injury.  When you sustain an ankle sprain most commonly your ankle turns inward. This is not a natural movement and commonly results in an injury […]

How To Get Recovery In Achilles Tendon Injuries Patients

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Achilles Tendon Injuries If something feels off in your foot or heel, do not hesitate to visit your local doctor for input- you could potentially be on the brink of a much more significant injury, and quick medical treatment can prevent this. In this example, we will be looking at preventative measures and warning signs […]

75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers

ACFAS Leaders

75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons ’ Story Continues 75 Years Later 75 Years ACFAS Leaders, Learners, Life Changers – In 1942, five men, average age 31, founded ACFS (now ACFAS). Their goals: To build a profession worthy of respect and recognition. To create an organization that […]

Corns and Calluses – There are many treatment options

Corns and Calluses

Corns Corn is a small circular thickened lesion in the skin of the foot. It usually forms due to repeated pressure on the skin, such as the rubbing of a shoe. The name “corn” comes from its resemblance to a kernel of corn. A corn is different from a callus in that it has a […]

Why Lingering Foot Pain Can Be A Sign Of Diabetes

Lingering foot pain, besides being a daily inconvenience, can potentially be the result of a serious underlying issue. Furthermore, not appropriately treating foot pain can be life-changing and lead to long-term damage. If you’ve been suffering from lingering foot pain, schedule an appointment with a Scottsdale foot doctor as soon as you can.  Many People […]

About Heel Pain in Children Calcaneal Apophysitis

Heel pain in children

Heel Pain in Children What Is Calcaneal Apophysitis? Heel Pain – Calcaneal apophysitis is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate. It typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old, because the heel bone (calcaneus) is not fully developed until at least age 14. Until then, new bone is forming […]

Treatment Options for Heel pain can impact your daily life

Heel pain

Heel pain can impact your daily life   you will need to find relief as soon as possible. There are different treatment options available depending on your symptoms and injuries. Always consult with a heel pain doctor Scottsdale for a plan tailored to you and your heel injury. Common Heel  Injuries & Symptoms There are […]

What You Should Know About Testing To Assess Fall Risk?


DPMs Impact Fall Prevention Preventing Falls In The Elderly: Where DPMs Can Have An Impact, DPMs Impact Fall Prevention –  One in three adults over the age of 65 falls each year, and half of these people fall multiple times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that falls are the leading cause of injury-related […]

Men’s Foot Health Facts

Men's Foot Health

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 […]

Foot Facts for Children

Heel pain in children

Foot Facts for Children Foot Health Facts for Children Pain in a child’s foot or ankle is never normal. There is no such thing as “growing pains.” Any pain that lasts more than a few days, or that is severe enough to limit the child’s walking, should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. […]

Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles


Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles. Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury. Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of “riding the rail” and “catching air.” But according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons […]