The Many Problems Associated With Untreated Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is likely the most common injury that affects our feet, with tens of thousands of Americans spraining their ankle each and every day. Many people try to walk off these sprains and go about their day, and for those with a very

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Ankle Arthritis

Treating The 3 Main Types Of Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, but the condition can set in for a number of different reasons. Treatment will vary based on your underlying cause of arthritis, so it’s imperative that you seek out a diagnosis in order to understand

4 Foot Problems That Stem From Wearing The Wrong Shoes

Shoes can be worn for both fashion and function, but if we focus too much on the fashion and not enough on the function of the shoe, problems can develop for our ankles and feet. That’s not to say that you can’t wear that fashionable


What’s Causing Pain In The Ball Of My Big Toe?

Are you dealing with pain and discomfort in the ball of your big toe? If so, you may be dealing with a condition known as sesamoiditis, which involves an issue with the sesamoid bones in your foot. These tiny bones are connected to muscles by

Ankle Surgery

Why Won’t My Sprained Ankle Heal?

In the grand scheme of things, a sprained ankle is far from the most serious injury a person can suffer. That being said, a sprained ankle is one of the more common conditions whose symptoms can linger a lot longer than you’d normally expect. Even

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Don’t Put Off Treating These 4 Foot Conditions

We use our feet every day, so if we ignore an issue with our feet and it snowballs into a major problem, every step you take may soon be painful. And while it’s true that some minor foot conditions can be handled at home without

Why You Should Consider A Custom Foot Orthotic

Custom orthopedic inserts can do wonders for your feet and get you back to walking without pain. If you’re still on the fence as to whether you should go with a generic insert or have one custom-fitted to your foot, this blog is for you.

How To Care For A Broken Toe

Dropping a heavy object on your toe or stubbing it against the kitchen counter can be very painful, and it can even lead to a fracture of one of the small bones in our toes. A broken toe can make walking difficult and painful, and

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5 Tips To Prevent Foot Injuries During The Summer

Summer is in full swing, and while the warm weather can allow us to partake in some fun seasonal activities, summer can also be hard on your feet if you’re not careful. We want you to be active this summer to help keep your feet

The Benefits of Ankle Fusion Surgery

An ankle fusion procedure can help treat a number of different underlying problems in your foot by limiting mobility in the joint. Normally it’s helpful to have some flexibility and mobility in our joints, but when the protective cartilage that helps to facilitate this movement

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How To Treat Arthritis Of The Big Toe

Arthritis is a degenerative condition that can affect any joint in the body, and while much of the attention oftentimes gets focused on how it affects larger joints like the hip or knee, arthritis can also cause problems in smaller joints, like in our feet.