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5 Tips for Preventing Problems with Your Foot Cast

It’s important to invest in your own recovery following a foot injury or surgery in order to ensure the long-term success of the treatment. That’s especially true if you are required to wear a cast during your recovery. In this article, we are going to

The Common Causes & Symptoms of Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are caused by the formation of calcium deposits on the underside of the heel bone. These spurs aren’t typically painful in and of themselves, but they can lead to a range of other painful conditions, most notably plantar fasciitis. In today’s blog, we

4 Common Complaints About Life After Ankle Replacement Surgery

An ankle replacement can help restore function and independence in patients who have been plagued by troublesome pain, but that doesn’t mean surgery and recovery is always a walk in the park. We do everything in our power to prevent issues and problems after your

How To Treat Partial Achilles Tendon Tears

Your Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, and it helps handle immense amounts of stress as we run, jump and push off of our feet every single day. Although it is designed to handle a large amount of stress, like any tendon,

3 Common Pediatric Food Conditions & How to Treat Them

There are many conditions and injuries that can impact the feet of children and younger patients. Here’s a look at some of the most common pediatric foot conditions we see on a regular basis at our clinic. Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails are another common problem

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The Brostrum Procedure For Treating Chronic Ankle Sprains

Your ankle joint is stabilized by supportive ligaments on either side, and these ligaments are typically what are injured during a standard ankle sprain. With the help of physical therapy and other active treatments, these ankle ligaments tend to heal well, but even minor ligament

Treating Ankle Sprains & Bunions in Pediatric Patients

A fair amount of foot conditions develop as a result of the years of stress and strain we put on them, but that’s oftentimes not the case when it comes to juvenile foot disorders. Millions of children require treatment for foot problems every year, so

Explaining the Total Ankle Replacement Procedure

In a total ankle replacement, your surgeon will replace the damaged parts of the joint with custom-made synthetic implants and/or surfaces. This is typically done under general anesthesia, ensuring that you will feel no pain or discomfort during the procedure. How Long Does the Procedure

Gout vs. Osteoarthritis of the Foot & Ankle

There are numerous forms of arthritis that can impact the foot and ankle. Two of the most common forms are gout and osteoarthritis. In this article, we are going to discuss the differences between gout and osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle. Gout Gout is

The Many Benefits Of Custom Orthotics

Every foot is unique in the way it is designed and displaces pressure. Some people have flat feet, some have high arches, and others have a slight pronation that changes how their body weight is distributed across the foot. These individual differences mean that you

Treating Common Sources Of Heel Pain

Our foot and ankle experts are well-versed in treating all of the above heel conditions and more severe cases of trauma to the heel. But as with any condition, a careful diagnosis must first be performed in order to ensure we’re treating the correct underlying

4 Common Causes of Chronic Heel Pain

Our heels are oftentimes the first part of our foot that hits the ground with every step we take, so it’s easy to see how a heel issue can be quite the daily annoyance. And because of the fact that our heels bear a lot