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Spot Kids’ Foot Problems

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Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Tips for Parents: How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Foot and ankle surgeons offer advice to help parents recognize conditions early and spot kids’ foot problems.

The One Place You Don’t Want to Be Thinner


Fat Pad Atrophy The One Place You Don’t Want to Be Thinner – Fat Pad Atrophy Given the potential of plantar fat pad atrophy to cause significant pain and adverse effects on function, particularly in patients with diabetes, these authors discuss keys to making an accurate diagnosis and outline current treatment options. History  Our feet […]

The most common types of Dance related foot and ankle Problems

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Dancing Feet Healthy Feet Make the Best Dancing Feet Don’t ignore foot pain on the dance floor. Being ‘light on your feet’ when dancing is not entirely true; dancing the night away can take a toll on feet and ankles. Both professional and amateur dancers can suffer foot injuries that can stop the show, as […]

How to Prepare for Foot or Ankle Surgery

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 […]

Keep Feet Safe at the Beach


KEEP YOUR FEET SAFE AT THE BEACH As millions of people hit the beach for vacation and fun. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offer these foot safety tips. DON’T FORGET SUNSCREEN ON YOUR FEET Feet get sunburned, too. The skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and other forms of […]

What should you know about the complications of ankle pain?


We use our feet daily, so when we experience pain, especially in our heels, we should never ignore it. Not receiving the proper care when feeling heel pain can lead to more serious complications. You should seek a heel pain doctor Scottsdale to receive proper diagnosis and corrective treatment to prevent even more issues with […]

How Are Your Arches?

Foot Push-Up Test Arches

Foot Push-Up Test to determine how your arches perform How Are Your Arches?  Take this simple test to check how well your arches are performing their important functions. In bare feet, stand facing a kitchen counter. Place your palms on the counter with slight pressure. Stand with your back straight, and lift one foot off the […]

Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – Kids

Sports Injuries - Kids

Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – Kids Six Tips to Prevent Kids’ Spring Sports Injuries Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – KidsFoot & ankle surgeons stress importance of safe transition from winter to spring sports. In today’s competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without considering the increased risk of […]

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines: Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of […]

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. 

Ingrown Toenails: Causes and Effective Treatment

Ingrown Toenail

What Is an Ingrown Toenail? When a toenail is ingrown, it is curved and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This “digging in” of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe.

Treatments For Painful Calluses Made Simple


Treatments for painful calluses If you’ve ever had a pedicure to remove your calluses you may have been surprised at how painful it was. However, when done using a home pedicure kit, it can be just as painful. Keep reading to find out more about treatments for painful. is a thickened area of skin on […]

The Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries.

The Right Shoe

The Right Shoe Wear the Right Shoe to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries. Do your athletic shoes bend in the middle? If so, they can put pressure on your heel and achilles tendon and cause injury, especially when playing any sport that requires running or jumping.

Sprained Ankles Complicated, Misdiagnosed

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 Sprained Ankles Complicated, Misdiagnosed   Sprained Ankles Can Be Complicated – and Misdiagnosed.  Ankle sprains may be one of the most common injuries, but they’re also commonly misdiagnosed. That’s because the two major types of sprained ankles—high ankle sprains and lateral ankle sprains—often look the same, even though they affect entirely different ligaments.

Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?

Golf Swing

Is Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing? As you head to your favorite golf course this spring, make sure your feet are in shape before approaching the tee box. Your big toe, heel and ball of your foot are the spots most likely to cause pain that can ruin your golf swing. Behind these pain-prone […]